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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Gunnar Henderson

To the surprise of exactly no one, the reigning AL Rookie of the Year looks like he is going to pick up right where he left off in 2023. Henderson got off to a late start this spring, but his .419/.438/.645 line in his first 10 games of work seems to indicate that he isn't the least bit rusty heading into the season.

The most notable thing about Henderson this spring is that he will be playing shortstop this year. Henderson spent time at both short and third base last season and excelled defensively overall, but the Orioles decided not to mess around with him any longer and have given him the keys to one of the most important positions on the field.

Jackson Holliday

It is actually pretty remarkable that the Orioles have made the decision not to include Holliday on their Opening Day roster. Ever since Holliday came into camp, he has been without question one of their best hitters with a .954 OPS, with more than solid overall production. Up until Friday, many were just under the assumption that he was going to make the team right out of camp despite being just 20 years old.

A number of factors could be in play here, including service time considerations, his lack of experience against quality left-handed pitching, and getting him more defensive reps at second base. Whatever the reasoning may be, his performance this spring, combined with his demolition of the minors so far in his career, leads one to believe that Orioles fans won't have to wait very long to see him in the big leagues.