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With top draft picks signed, Orioles GM Mike Elias turns focus to international signing period

With top draft picks signed, Orioles GM Mike Elias turns focus to international signing period

With the Orioles’ top two 2019 draft picks signed, executive vice president/general manager Mike Elias said Wednesday that the organization is turning its focus to the international signing period.

In the past, the Orioles have not placed a strong emphasis on signing international players, but Elias said that’s going to change. He has referred to this year’s signing period, which starts July 2, as the largest international signing class in Orioles history.

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