Most teams didn’t know Oliver Drake was draft eligible coming out of Navy, but the Orioles did. Baltimore awarded drake a $100,000 bonus as a 43rd round pick.
The Orioles signed Hector Veloz out of the Dominican Republic. Even before he signed, Veloz had already tested positive for the anabolic steroid Stanozolol.
Wynston Sawyer signed to an over-slot bonus of $300,000 as the Orioles’ 2010 eighth round draft pick. He was drafted as a catcher but played both there and at first base throughout 2012.
The GCL Orioles roster was not quite as exciting as it has been in past years, but there were still some very talented players on the roster.
Hector Veloz collected two hits in the Ironbirds 7-5 win over the Lake Monsters
Sebastian Vader finished his season at Aberdeen strong with 6.0 innings allowing only one earned run and striking out eight.
Dylan Bundy won his second game with Bowie, pushing them closer to the playoffs.
Hector Veloz went 2-4 with a pair of Doubles for Aberdeen .
Michael Ohlman went 2-4 with a Double and BB in the Shorebirds 6-4 win over Lakewood.