8 Orioles players who are putting up eye-catching numbers this spring

Here are some of the best spring performers from Orioles' spring training in 2024.
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Colton Cowser

Cowser came into camp firmly in the mix to make Baltimore's roster after three straight monster seasons in the minor leagues. Somehow, the Orioles' No. 3 ranked prospect has not only met those lofty expectations, but exceeded them with his play this spring.

In 16 games this spring, Cowser has put up a 1.174 OPS and he has done it all. He has six extra-base hits (including five homers), he is walking a ton, and he is tied in fourth place amongst all Orioles hitters with 13 hits this spring. He is gonna need to cut down his strikeouts a bit, but his overall play this spring has him as a favorite to be playing in the big leagues when the 2024 season starts.

Keegan Akin

We do have to include a pitcher or two on this list. While the pitching staff hasn't shown out quite in the same way as the Orioles hitters have, Keegan Akin has had a spring training that is more than worthy of inclusion here as he battles for a spot in the Orioles' 2024 bullpen.

In his six appearances on the mound this spring, Akin has yet to give up an earned run and has actually only given up one hit in his 7.1 innings of work. On top of that, he ranks fourth among all Orioles pitchers with 10 strikeouts in camp, despite the fact that all three pitchers ahead of him and many of the guys behind him have thrown significantly more often.