Ed Smith

Top Orioles pitching prospect Bundy pops mitt, creates buzz

Top Orioles pitching prospect Bundy pops mitt, creates buzz

Dylan Bundy has grown accustomed to pitching in front of a crowd. This one, however, was a first.

The 19-year-old right-hander, anointed one of the game's top prospects before he threw a pitch in a professional game, drew the attention of Orioles spring training camp Wednesday morning.

Bundy, the No. 4 pick in last year's draft, threw his first open bullpen session of the spring, roughly a 15-minute informal unveiling of the pitcher who was just named the game's 11th-best prospect by Baseball America. Orioles manager Buck Showalter watched from different angles. Executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette leaned against a field railing, watching from the side....

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