Futures at Fenway started in 2006 and had been a kind to the home teams every year, until 2009. The Tides sent Red Sox fans home unhappy as they became the first team to win at Fenway Park in the futures at Fenway game. The prospects on the team played the biggest roles. Inside are some notes on the victory.
August 8, 2009
Brandon Erbe takes the hill, Blake Davis continues his hot start to the 2009 season despite coming back from a foot injury, and the 85th overall pick in the 2009 draft makes his home debut for the IronBirds. Get the scoop from Aberdeen inside!
July 2, 2009
Blake Davis was on the cusp of making his first Major League club in spring training, but a stress fracture in his left foot has sidelined him. Brandon Erbe suffered a shoulder injury mid-season with the Double-A Bowie Baysox and just threw in a game for the first time Sunday. Both are in Aberdeen, trying to get back to the upper levels of the Orioles' system.
June 22, 2009
Andy MacPhail, Orioles President of Baseball Operations, has guided the Twins to two World Championships, the Cubs to two playoff appearances, and now has the task of turning the Orioles into a winner once again. The rebuilding process started before this season and its benefits can be seen throughout the farm system. Inside, Andy MacPhail answers questions about positional needs and the future.
August 9, 2008
Blake Davis struggled at the plate in his double-A debut last season, but has shown clear improvements this season. While his average has risen each month, his defense has been solid all year, and some think he's ready to handle that position in Baltimore. Inside Davis dishes on his improved defense, improved offense, and the prospects of playing in Baltimore.
July 20, 2008
Blake Davis had half of a breakout campaign in 2007, starting strong but looking overmatched at times. He'll look to put together a more consistent season in 2008 and is a darkhorse candidate to get some at bats in Baltimore next year. Inside, read a detailed scouting report on the 23 year old shortstop.
December 19, 2007