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Baltimore Orioles promote top prospect Jackson Holliday to Triple-A Norfolk

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The Baltimore Orioles promoted top prospect Jackson Holliday to Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday.

Holliday, 19, was the first overall pick in the 2022 MLB Draft, taken by the O’s out of Stillwater (Okla.) High School.

MLB Pipeline and Baseball America both rank Holliday, a shortstop who is the son of seven-time MLB All-Star Matt Holliday, as the #1 prospect in all of baseball.

Holliday started the 2023 season at Low-A Delmarva, was moved up to High-A Aberdeen on April 25, then was called up to Double-A Bowie after the All-Star break.

Holliday, in 107 games between the three teams, hit .333 (134-for-402) with 95 runs, 26 doubles, nine triples, 10 home runs, 66 RBI, 85 walks and slashed .451/.517/.968.

Holliday ranks among all full-season minor leaguers in on-base percentage (3rd), runs (T-5th) and batting average (10th).

 

Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Chris Graham, the king of "fringe media," is the founder and editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1994 alum of the University of Virginia, Chris is the author and co-author of seven books, including Poverty of Imagination, a memoir published in 2019, and Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, and The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, published in 2018. For his commentaries on news, sports and politics, go to his YouTube page, or subscribe to his Street Knowledge podcast. Email Chris at [email protected].