The Orioles are having a fantastic season, headlined by great individual performances from countless players. But just like any other team, there have been some players who have struggled to gain their footing this season and may not be a part of the teams long term plans.
With the Orioles set to compete this season and for many seasons to come, there's just no room for roster deadweight. It's not just because their competing, but they have a wave of prospects as the best farm system in baseball that are about ready for the major leagues.
There are 4 Orioles who are playing their way out of the team's 2024 plans
Guys like Colton Cowser, Joey Ortiz, and Jordan Westburg have come up this year and are ready for regular playing time. Kyle Stowers, who seemingly got lost in the shuffle, is also arguably a big league ready player. Heston Kjerstad is beginning to knock on the door for a callup and Jackson Holliday could be in Triple A before the end of the year with how he's playing right now. Here are 4 Orioles playing themselves off the 2024 roster.