“A lot of them didn't take the opportunity to heart,” said Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel, who was in the farm system at the time and debuted in 2012. “They expected to be there just because of what was going on. And if you don't make adjustments to the big leagues, it's going to eat you alive, and that's kind of the warning sign for a lot of teams that are trying to do what we did. You have to hit on draft picks. I guess in the Orioles' case, it's going to have to be a lot, because the AL East is a lot different from the AL West three, four years ago, and even right now. You've got the Red Sox and the Yankees continually trying to be behemoths, with Toronto having all of Canada behind them. It's a tough division.