Road to the Show: Top prospect Adley Rutschman joins Orioles...

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The 2022 season will be one in which many of the most significant products of the Orioles’ rebuilding project will arrive in Baltimore, where they’ll hope to add to the stories already told between being acquired and reaching the majors.

That’s certainly the case for catcher Adley Rutschman, the Orioles’ and baseball’s top prospect.

Drafted first overall in 2019, Rutschman has been the face of the Orioles’ rebuild ever since. At last, he’ll be the face of their major league team as well, joining the club Saturday for his long-awaited debut.

Here’s a look back at Rutschman’s journey in the organization, as told by The Baltimore Sun, from the 2019 draft’s first pick up to Saturday’s first game at Camden Yards.

Orioles select Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with top pick in MLB draft — June 3, 2019

In what executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias consistently referred to as the biggest decision the Orioles would make in his first season leading the front office, Baltimore made Rutschman the second No. 1 overall pick in franchise history. As a sophomore at Oregon State, he was the College World Series Most Outstanding Player, then starred with Team USA...

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