When baseball resumes, Ryan Mountcastle looks to be ticketed momentarily scenic tour of the International League.On Thursday, the Orioles exposed that their fourth-ranked prospect was among four players optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. Outfielder Cedric Mullins, infielder Ramón Urías as well as right-hander David Hess additionally were reassigned.
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Mountcastle saw significant playing time for the second successive springtime. The < span class=" token token-hyperLink" id =" token-2F4E68A88140C7783B8B1" > No. 94 general prospect had 8 hits in 34 at-bats with a homer, 3 increases, 4 RBIs as well as three runs racked up in the Grapefruit League. A previous shortstop, Mountcastle manned left area for all however one game, in which he played very first base.The 23-year-old likewise started last season at the Major Leagues’ doorstep. Mountcastle batted.312/.344/.527 while uploading profession highs in homers (25) and also RBIs (83) for Norfolk in 2019. His 35 doubles for the Tides marked the third time in the previous four years that he eclipsed 25 increases, with his 48 two-baggers in 2017 standing as his career high.Although there
was a surge in power, Mountcastle’s strikeout price reached 23.5 percent with a career-high 130 whiffs.The defensive change was ramped up in 2014 too. He played nine games at third base after manning the hot corner exclusively for 83 games the prior year. Mountcastle played the lion’s share of his innings at very first last summer season, however his springtime workload suggested he’ll be used in a much more flexible duty moving forward.Hess and Mullins saw time with the big organization club each of the past 2 periods. Hess sporting activities a 5.84 AGE in 183 1/3 innings in the Majors. He showed up extra as a reducer in Norfolk last period, generating a 4.57 ERA in 41 1/3 innings.Mullins accumulated 170 at-bats for the Orioles in 2018, then divided time in between Double-A Bowie and Norfolk last season, along with 22 games in Baltimore. The 25-year-old batted.233 with 31 extra-base hits and also 41 RBIs in the Minors. Urias hadn’t been with the Orioles long before being reassigned. The 25-year-old authorized with the Rangers in 2010, after that ended up being a star
in the Mexican League for five seasons. He tattooed a handle the Cardinals in 2018 and got to Triple-A Memphis last season. St. Louis marked the 5-foot-10, 150-pound infielder for project on Feb. 6, and also he was claimed by Baltimore 5 days later. Cardinals reassign 4 to Minors camp St. Louis also restructured its rosters Thursday, optioning< forge-entity title= "Jake Woodford" slug =" jake-woodford-663765 "code=
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