Local product Brian Conley (Towson) has gotten off to a scorching start to the 2010 season, compiling a .346 average and .457 OBP through 23 games. He also has seven doubles, two triples, and 16 walks.
Garabez Rosa is still tearing it up down at Delmarva and now has 12 doubles on the year to go with his .333 average.
Jake Cowan looks like he might be running away with pitcher of the year honors for the organization. After seven more impressive innings, he is now 3-0 with a 2.40 ERA and 29 Ks in 30 innings. He has yet to surrender a home run.
OF Xavier Avery has continued to shine, posting a four-hit game on May 2 to raise his average back up to .315.
OF Ronnie Welty has continued his RBI tear and now has 22 on the season, best on the Keys.
1B Joe Mahoney (6'7" and 255) has responded to complaints that first basemen should be power-hitting guys and not speed guys (29 SB in 2009) by cranking out four home runs and driving in 18 runs so far this year.
Closer Brandon Cooney has staked his claim to the Orioles' closer of the future role with three saves in 10 games with the Keys. He now has 15 strikeouts in only 12.2 innings and a 0.71 ERA.
3B Joel Guzman, a former top prospect with the Dodgers, seems to have found his stroke with the Baysox, knocking five home runs in his first 21 games.
Top prospect Zach Britton has put together solid back-to-back starts, tossing 10.1 innings, allowing only eight hits, one earned run, and two walks, lowering his ERA to 3.60.
RHP Pedro Beato has thrived upon his demotion to the bullpen, striking out 11 batters in 15.2 innings, notching a 1.15 ERA.