Grayson Rodriguez continued his ascent up the prospect charts with another strong start for the Delmarva Shorebirds on Wednesday.
Rodriguez, a participant in the inaugural International Week event held in 2017, picked up his fifth professional win to improve to 5-0 with a 1.45 ERA in his first six outings this season. He allowed just two runs on a walk and three hits while striking out six Greensboro batters in a 3-2 win for the Shorebirds; impressively, he struck out at least one batter in each of his five innings of work.
All stats are accurate as of May 19, 2019:
Grayson Rodriguez, Orioles, Delmarva (A-): 5-0, 1.45 ERA, 47 K, 9 BB, 31 IP
Noah “Bo” Naylor, Indians, Lake County (A-): 28 GP, .206, 1 HR, 12 RBI
Dominic Pipkin, Phillies, Lakewood (A-): 1-1, 4.13 ERA, 8 GP, 4 GS, 22 K, 12 BB, 28 1/3 IP
Damon Casetta-Stubbs, Mariners, Modesto (A+): 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 GP, 0 GS, 3 K, 2 BB, 2 1/3 IP + West Virginia (A-) 2-2, 6.85 ERA, 5 GP, 5 GS, 17 K, 3 BB, 1722 1/3 IP
Mateo Gil, Yeancarlos Lleras, Sean Guilbe, Alberto Gonzalez, Xavier Valentin are all either in extended spring training or expected to be assigned to short-season teams.