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On 'Analytics in Baseball Operations' panel, new executives Sig Mejdal, Koby Pérez outline Orioles' future

On 'Analytics in Baseball Operations' panel, new executives Sig Mejdal, Koby Pérez outline Orioles' future

Brayan Roccio is a 17-year-old, switch-hitting infielder from Venezuela who just hit .343 in the Rookie-level Arizona League in the Cleveland Indians system. Allen Craig delivered the St. Louis Cardinals a World Series title almost on his own in 2011. Neither would likely be recognized if they walked around at Orioles FanFest last weekend.

But right before another celebration of the past with Orioles legends (including Brooks Robinson, Jim Palmer, Eddie Murray and Boog Powell) at the Baltimore Convention Center last Saturday, those two players were evoked by a pair of new Orioles executives as successful examples of their technology and data-driven player evaluation processes at...

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