Machado, Schoop, Bundy Named Top 20 CAR League Prospects by Baseball America

Baseball America published their top 20 Carolina League prospects today and three Orioles were ranked on the list: Manny Machado (#1), Jonathan Schoop (#6), and Bobby Bundy (#15).

BA said some scouts see Machado as an “Alex Rodriguez clone”. They noted Schoop’s impressive bat speed and hand eye coordination. With Bundy, they discussed his deep arsenal and ability to locate his 91-93 mph fastball.

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