Baltimore Orioles Fall Instructional League Begins
The Baltimore Orioles instructional league has gotten underway at Ed Smith Stadium, the team’s spring training home in Sarasota, FL, and the games there are free from September 16 to October 11.
The Orioles have 59 players listed on their instructional league roster, with 31 pitchers, five catchers, eight infielders, eight outfielders, and seven players taking part in rehab assignments.
Here is the complete Orioles instructional league roster:
Pitchers: Wilmer Aquino, Tim Berry, Parker Bridwell, Dylan Bundy, Miguel Chalas, Zach Davies, Dioni Dominguez, Gene Escat, Miguel Garcia, Kevin Gausman, Kevin Grendell, Juan Guzman, Josh Hader, Devin Jones, Mike Joseph, Branden Kline, Yi-Hsiang Lin, Williams Louico, Sean McAdams, Rafael Moreno, Jose Nivar, Elias Pinales, Jake Pintar, Matthew Price, Luc Rennie, Jorge Rivera, Eduardo Rodgriguez, Lex Rutledge, Janser Severino, Brady Wager, Tommy Winegardner.
Catchers: Sam Kimmel, Joe Oliveira, Steel Russell, Wynston Sawyer, Brian Ward.
Infielders: Torsten Boss, Anthony Caronia, Joel Hutter, Ty Kelly, Ronarsy Ledesma, Adrian Marin, Michael Ohlman, Hector Veloz.
Outfielders: Roderick Bernadina, Glynn Davis, Gregory Lorenzo, John Ruettiger, Henry Urrutia, Yariel Vargas, Anthony Vega, Brenden Webb.
Rehab: Nicky Delmonico, Matt Hobgood, Austin Knight, Trent Mummey, Stu Pomeranz, Ashur Tolliver, Tsuyoshi Wada.
The co-managers of the instructional league games will be Gary Kendall and Ryan Minor. Other coaches and instructors that will be there are Brian Graham, Rick Peterson, Mike Boulanger, Don Werner, Butch Davis, Milt May, Blaine Beatty, and Einar Diaz.
The Instructional League program focuses on specific individual development while providing additional playing time to accelerate a player’s progress through the minor league system.
Games are played on the Main Field, with parking available in the East Lot at no charge. Spectators may enter the ballpark through the East Gate. The full Instructional League season schedule is available on the team’s website and the 2012 home schedule is below.
9/16 – 12:30 p.m. vs. CANADA
9/20 – 12:30 p.m. vs. RAYS
9/21 – 12:30 p.m. vs. TWINS
9/24 – 12:30 p.m. vs. RED SOX
9/27 – 12:30 p.m. vs. TWINS
9/29 – 10:00 a.m. vs. RAYS
10/2 – 12:30 p.m. vs. TWINS
10/4 – 12:30 p.m. vs. RED SOX
10/8 – 12:30 p.m. vs. RED SOX
10/11 – 12:30 p.m. vs. TWINS