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#24 Prospect - Oliver Drake

#24 Prospect - Oliver Drake

PostPost #1 by Jordan Tuwiner » March 22nd, 2011, 11:32 pm

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While most teams had no idea he was draft eligible as a sophomore at the Naval Academy, the Orioles scooped up Oliver Drake in the 43rd round of the 2008 MLB draft and signed him for $100,000. He made an impressive full season debut in 2009 when he was solid in nearly every statistical category for the Delmarva Shorebirds. He jumped up to Frederick for 2010 remained consistent, but a dramatic rise in home runs has dropped his stock a bit.

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Re: #24 Prospect - Oliver Drake

PostPost #2 by Don » March 23rd, 2011, 10:08 am

This is the type of guy that will be a major league pitcher in some capacity, but I am not quite sure he is the type for the American League East. I like his chances and he would be a worth while trade chip to a West Coast team, if he continues to trend towards a coveted prospect.
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Re: #24 Prospect - Oliver Drake

PostPost #3 by Jordan Tuwiner » March 24th, 2011, 8:59 pm

Don wrote:This is the type of guy that will be a major league pitcher in some capacity, but I am not quite sure he is the type for the American League East. I like his chances and he would be a worth while trade chip to a West Coast team, if he continues to trend towards a coveted prospect.

Agree here Don. He's a fly ball pitcher so he'd definitely find some extra success with the Dodgers or Padres.
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