Televisions in the Orioles' clubhouse have shown the Little League World Series recently, and the major leaguers have been paying attention. But no Orioles player may be more interested than 22-year-old second baseman Jonathan Schoop.
In one sense, it was a fleeting snapshot in a forgettable Grapefruit League game. But there also was some significance to it: Andrelton Simmons and Jonathan Schoop are countrymen from the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao, which has become a professional baseball hotbed.
SARASOTA, Fla. ¿ The Orioles could make an official announcement on the signing of South Korean pitcher Suk-min Yoon later today, but a press conference to introduce the right-hander likely wouldn¿t come until after the weekend.