Adley Rutschman, a prized prospect for the Baltimore Orioles, has been called up for his MLB debut

Adley Rutschman, the top prospect in minor league baseball, made his major league debut Saturday against the Tampa Bay Rays after being called up from Triple-A Norfolk

In the Orioles' 6-1 loss, he batted sixth and recorded his first major league hit, a stand-up triple in the seventh inning. Rutschman went 1 for 3 with a walk and a strikeout

The player said we lost the game, and I'm just looking forward to getting back with the club and trying to win games again

Rutschman, the top draught pick in 2019 out of Oregon State, was hitting.309 with three home runs and nine RBIs in 19 games over three minor league levels in 2022

In 2021, he appeared in 123 games for Double-A Bowie and Norfolk, batting.285 with 23 home runs and 85 RBIs

Rutschman, 24, hurt his right triceps during a minor league intrasquad game, postponing his season debut

Rutschman will wear No. 35, the same number Hall of Fame pitcher Mike Mussina wore when pitching for the Orioles

Catcher Anthony Bemboom was designated for assignment in a matching move

The Orioles also promoted Ryan Mountcastle off the disabled list and recalled right-hander Mike Baumann from Norfolk