Adley Rutschman is showing the fans of the Aberdeen Ironbirds and Baltimore Orioles why he was selected number one in the Major League Baseball draft.
On Monday night in the game before the Minor League all-star break Adley had five hits in one game fueling a comeback win over the Vermont Lake Monsters. Adley's five hits included a solo homer and a bases-clearing triple. 5 for 5 with a triple, homer and four RBI's.
With 12 games to go, Aberdeen is 36-27, 0.5 games out of the New York-Penn League Wild Card spot. After cancelling a game in Tri-City, the IronBirds will only play 75 games this season.
Here is the Rutschman stat sheet at Aberdeen. He has come on strong and is the teams second leading hitter.
He has played 20 games. 77 at bats 25 hits with 7 doubles with a triple and a homer with 15 RBI's, His batting average is .325 with an on base percentage of .413. He has walked 12 times and struckout 16 times.
Pretty impressive start for the Oregon State and Sherwood high standout.