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Major League Baseball Draft

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  • Spalding graduate Ryan Metzler drafted by Toronto Blue Jays

    Spalding graduate Ryan Metzler drafted by Toronto Blue Jays
    Ryan Metzler, a Glen Burnie native and Archbishop Spalding graduate, was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the ninth round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft Friday night. The infielder was the 264th overall selection in the draft and the ninth...
  • Terps' last competition against the ACC is for College World Series berth

    Terps' last competition against the ACC is for College World Series berth
    Maryland baseball coach John Szefc has insisted ahead of the team's first NCAA Super Regional appearance Saturday in Virginia that his squad is comfortable and loose, despite having entered the year with no postseason experience. It certainly helps that...
  • Braves select Gavin Sheets out of Gilman in MLB draft

    Braves select Gavin Sheets out of Gilman in MLB draft
    Gavin Sheets, the son of former Orioles outfielder and Gilman coach Larry Sheets, was drafted in the 37th round of the Major League Baseball amateur draft by the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. He was the No. 1,123 pick overall. Sheets just finished his...
  • Washington Nationals pick Ryan Ripken in 15th round of MLB draft

    Washington Nationals pick Ryan Ripken in 15th round of MLB draft
    Players selected on the final day of the major league baseball first-year draft rarely receive national attention, but the Washington Nationals turned some heads Saturday by picking Ryan Ripken (Gilman), son of former Orioles great Cal Ripken Jr. The...
  • Joe Flacco's brother, Tom, drafted by Phillies

    Joe Flacco's brother, Tom, drafted by Phillies
    Another Flacco could be playing professional sports in the near future. Tom Flacco, the youngest brother of Ravens quarterback Joe, was selected Saturday in the 32nd round (the 952nd overall pick) of the MLB Draft by his hometown Philadelphia Phillies....
  • Dylan Bundy will make first rehab start in IronBirds Sunday road game

    Dylan Bundy will make first rehab start in IronBirds Sunday road game
    When former first-round draft pick Dylan Bundy underwent Tommy John surgery on June 27, 2013, he set a goal to return to live-game pitching exactly one year later. The hard-throwing, 21-year-old righty is expected to beat that date by nearly two weeks, as...
  • Baseball players to watch in 2014

    Baseball players to watch in 2014
    Brady Acker Atholton, senior, center fielder This returning All-Metro first-team pick batted .478 with 22 stolen bases last season and led the Raiders to the Howard County title. He has signed a letter of intent to continue his career at George Mason....
  • Machado becomes first IronBirds alumnus to make MLB All-Star game

    Machado becomes first IronBirds alumnus to make MLB All-Star game
    Though his tenure in Aberdeen was brief at just seven games, Manny Machado, the Baltimore Orioles' 21-year-old third baseman, is the first IronBirds alumnus to be selected for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Machado, who came to Aberdeen in...
  • Orioles No. 1 pick Harvey is an Aberdeen IronBird

    Orioles No. 1 pick Harvey is an Aberdeen IronBird
    The Baltimore Orioles 2013 first round draft pick, pitcher Hunter Harvey, was introduced to the media Monday as a member of the Aberdeen IronBirds. Harvey, who is scheduled to pitch for Aberdeen at Ripken Stadium Tuesday night, was accompanied by...
  • Towson High's Stark graduates to next level in baseball

    Towson High's Stark graduates to next level in baseball
    Towson High graduate Sam Stark isn't wasting time getting ready for his first baseball season at Division II  Millersville University in Pennsylvania. Five days a week, the shortstop spends about three hours lifting weights, fielding and practicing...
  • Spalding grad Jeff Kemp happy to stay local with Aberdeen IronBirds

    Spalding grad Jeff Kemp happy to stay local with Aberdeen IronBirds
    When Jeff Kemp got the call from Chris Gale with the Orioles’ baseball operations and scouting team, he had a couch in hand. “I was actually helping a few friends move,” said Kemp, a Bowie native speaking in his Aberdeen IronBirds...
  • 2013 Orioles draft live blog

    2013 Orioles draft live blog
    Follow along for updates throughout Friday and Saturday on the Orioles' selections in the 2013 MLB draft. The Orioles selected 41 players in the 2013 MLB draft. A quick breakdown is as follows: (UPDATED: Saturday, 7:38 p.m.) College players: 23 Junior...