O’s Select Matt Sweeney In AA Phase of Rule 5 Draft

In the AA phase of today’s draft the Orioles chose 3B Matt Sweeney, 23, from Tampa’s AA Montgomery roster.  In 305 ABs Sweeney had a slash line of .154/.262/.282 for an OPS of .544.  Like the AAA phase Sweeney does not have to remain on the 40 man roster during the season to remain in the Orioles’ organization.

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