O's call up top prospect Rutschman for MLB debut

by Daryn Albert - The Orioles have called up catcher Adley Rutschman and baseball's top prospect is expected to make his major league debut Saturday against the Rays.

O's call up top prospect Rutschman for MLB debut

Baltimore Orioles call up top prospect Adley Rutschman for MLB debut 8:31 AM ET ESPN The Baltimore Orioles have called up catcher Adley Rutschman from Triple-A Norfolk, and he is expected to make his major league debut Saturday against the Tampa Bay Rays . Rutschman, the top prospect in minor league baseball and the overall top draft pick in 2019 out of Oregon State, was hitting .309 with with 3 home runs and 9 RBIs this season at Norfolk. He played 123 games for Double-A Bowie and Norfolk in 2021, batting .285 with 23 home runs and 85 RBIs. Rutschman, 24, suffered a strained right triceps during a minor league intrasquad game in March, delaying his start to the season. In a corresponding move, catcher Anthony Bemboom was designated for assignment.