Five for Friday: Orioles' history with first-round college pitchers
The Orioles went for three college pitchers on the first day of the Major League Baseball draft, seeking to upgrade their minor league pitching inventory as quickly as possible. With the No. 27 overall pick, the club selected Illinois right-hander Cody Sedlock. Then, the Orioles followed him with Western Michigan left-hander Keegan Akin and John A. Logan (Ill.) College right-hander Matthias Dietz. Today’s Five for Friday looks at five notable college pitchers the Orioles have drafted in the first round in the past.