Gulf Coast League Orioles

Gulf Coast League Orioles
Founded in 1991
Sarasota, Florida
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Gulf Coast League
Division Southern Division
Major league affiliations
Current Baltimore Orioles
Minor league titles
League titles (0) None
Division titles (2)
  • 1991
  • 2011
Team data
Nickname GCL Orioles (1991-2003, 2007-present)
Ballpark Ed Smith Stadium
Baltimore Orioles
Manager Orlando Gómez

The Gulf Coast League Orioles are a minor league baseball team that plays in the Gulf Coast League. The Orioles were originally a team from 1991–2003, but were reactivated in 2007. The Orioles play their home games in Sarasota, Florida at Ed Smith Stadium, which became the spring training home to the Orioles at the start of the 2010 season.


The Orioles came back as a team in 2007 for the first time since the GCL Orioles folded in 2003, as the Baltimore Orioles now had seven minor league affiliates. under new manager Orlando Gomez. After a rocky 1-4 start, the Orioles progressively got better and won eight games in a row, but placed 2nd in the East and missing the playoffs. They finished the season 32-24.

Season by season

(from Baseball Reference Bullpen)

GCL Orioles (1991–2003)
199135-241stEd NapoleonLost League Finals
vs. GCL Expos (2 games to 1)
199229-299thPhillip WellmanMissed
199330-288thOneri FleitaMissed
199423-3612thOneri FleitaMissed
199534-257thJulio GarciaMissed
199636-244thTommy ShieldsMissed
199727-3310thButch DavisMissed
199828-328th (t)Butch DavisMissed
199931-286thJesus AlfaroMissed
200025-319thJesus AlfaroMissed
200122-3411th (t)Jesus AlfaroMissed
200224-3612thJesus AlfaroMissed
200332-284thJesus AlfaroMissed
GCL Orioles (2007–Present)
200732-242nd EastOrlando GomezMissed
200814-4116thJesus AlfaroMissed
200930-265thRamon SamboMissed
201025-3413thRamon SamboMissed
201138-222ndRamon SamboLost in 1st round
vs. GCL Yankees (1 game to 0)
201225-3512thRamon SamboMissed
201330-306th (t)Orlando GomezMissed
201429-3110thOrlando GomezMissed
201534-255th (t)Matt MerulloMissed
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