Orioles Minor League Spotlight: Brett Wallace, Michael Burgess

Posted on May 22, 2014 by Nate Harold

PressBox spotlights some of the top players in the Orioles' minor league system during the past week.

Tides 2014: Brett Wallace

Photo Credit: Elaina Ellis/Norfolk Tides


Wallace has been able to consistently bring power to the middle of the Tides' lineup during the 2014 season. During a 7-6 win against Charlotte May 17, Wallace went 4-for-5 with a walk, a solo home run and four runs scored. He is now batting .263, leading his team in hits (40), runs scored (26) and home runs (five). 

Keys 2014: Michael Burgess

Photo Credit: Tim Jacobsen


Burgess continued to build on his solid season by extending his hit streak to seven games May 21. One of the highlights of his hit streak was a 7-6 loss at Winston-Salem May 18, during which he went 3-for-3 with a double, a home run, four RBIs and two runs scored. Burgess is now batting .284 this season, ranking first on the Keys in doubles (14) and RBIs (33), and second on the team in hits (44), runs (17) and home runs (four). 

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