3 under the radar Orioles to watch in 2024

These three Orioles will have a bigger impact then you may think in 2024.

Division Series - Texas Rangers v Baltimore Orioles - Game Two
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Jordan Westburg, INF

It's easy to overlook Jordan Westburg with all of the infield talent in the Orioles system. Gunnar Henderson just won Rookie of the Year, Jackson Holliday is the best prospect in baseball at just 19 years old, and Coby Mayo and Connor Norby are knocking on the major league door. I think Westburg deserves his flowers.

Westburg didn't light the world on fire, but not many do when they first get promoted. Instead, Westburg played very strong defense at multiple infield positions while providing league-average offense. Now that Westburg has a few months of service time, the former top 30 MLB prospect could be ready for a sophomore breakout.

Westburg slashed .260/.311/.404 in his first 68 MLB games while clubbing 3 home runs and driving in 23 runs. The power wasn't there in his small MLB sample size, but his minor league numbers show that he has it in him. In 2022, he hit 27 home runs between Norfolk and Bowie and he hit 18 home runs before being promoted in 2023.

He's going to get playing time around the infield this season thanks to his stellar glove, but don't be surprised if Westburg develops into a serious offensive threat this season.