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Orioles promote Rutschman from Bowie to Norfolk

Adley Rutschman, who is now considered the top prospect in minor league baseball, is getting promoted from Double-A Bowie to Triple-A Norfolk.

Rutschman’s promotion was first reported by MASNsports.com and confirmed by industry sources.

The 23-year-old catcher, who was the overall top pick in the 2019 draft by the Orioles, was recently named baseball’s top prospect by MLBPipeline.

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Rutschman is batting .271 with 18 home runs and 55 RBIs in 80 games with Bowie.

The Baysox were no-hit by Somerset, 7-0, on Sunday. Rutschman struck out twice in three at-bats.

Rutschman’s first scheduled game with Norfolk is on Tuesday at Harbor Park against Memphis.

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