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GM Mike Elias brings a history of 'extreme' highs and lows to his first draft with the Orioles

GM Mike Elias brings a history of 'extreme' highs and lows to his first draft with the Orioles

One of the Orioles’ main appeals of hiring executive vice president/general manager Mike Elias and his top deputy, assistant general manager Sig Mejdal, away from the Houston Astros this offseason will be showcased Monday.

The Orioles select first overall in the Major League Baseball draft by virtue of last year's 115-loss season. Elias and Mejdal bring over a decade of experience working together on drafts with the St. Louis Cardinals and Astros,

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