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First base prospect Christian Walker leading Bowie with big April
First base prospect Christian Walker leading Bowie with big April

A cast of minor league veterans and intriguing prospects are hitting the cover off the ball for Double-A Bowie, including first base prospect Christian Walker and outfielder Dariel Alvarez. Walker, despite not being on the 40-man roster and being behind Norfolk first baseman Brett Wallace on the proverbial depth chart, is being mentioned in some circles as an internal candidate to replace an injured Chris Davis in the short term. That speculation is likely premature, given his relative inexperience and the Orioles' 40-man situation. But not including Tuesday's matinee against Richmond, Walker is on a tear to begin the season. The 23-year-old South Carolina product has five...

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