The Baltimore Orioles minor league season is drawing to a close, so now seems as good a time as any to look back and reflect on some of the top performances from the players on the affiliates from their two Dominican Summer League squads all the way up to Triple-A Norfolk.
While it hasn't been quite the year many expected—and by that I mean that top prospect Dylan Bundy hasn't thrown a pitch, and No. 2 prospect Kevin Gausman has underwhelmed after a torrid start—it's been one full of surprises for the organization.
Players such as Zach Davies and Michael Ohlman have come from practically nowhere to put themselves on the map going forward, while Henry Urrutia and Christian Walker have justified their statuses as top prospects.
Without further ado, let's take a look at the top candidates for the Orioles' Minor League Player of the Year, starting with a surprising face.