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One for the future: Evaluating Orioles pitching prospect Keegan Akin

One for the future: Evaluating Orioles pitching prospect Keegan Akin

Without much to look forward to this year in terms of the major league club, which is on its way to one of the worst seasons in baseball history, the Orioles' focus will shift toward the next generation of players they hope will help reverse that before long.

The regular "One for the Future" feature, which began in mid-July, will highlight an Orioles minor leaguer who is on the radar for either prospect status, performance or pedigree.

Next, a look at left-hander Keegan Akin, who has spent the last year-plus being as consistent and steady as any...

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