The Orioles have agreed to terms with second round pick Jason Esposito, a 21-year-old third baseman out of Vanderbilt University.
Looking at steps the Orioles could take to improve their ability to develop talent, and which 2011 draft position players are likely to sign.
After selecting a fire-balling high school pitcher with his first round selection, Joe Jordan shifted the focus to college arms, with a few bats mixed in. Here are some quick rundowns on some of the notable selections.
Jason Esposito is a nice pick at this point in the draft and a re-draft from the Royals (7th round, 2008). He was a top 50 player on my board and the Orioles are getting valued college bat.
Here is a quick and dirty rundown of some of the most likely candidates for Baltimore’s #4 overall selection.