always nice to see some positive vibes coming outta Baltimore
As an Orioles fan, I never thought I would be more excited about a prospect than after the O’s drafted Manny Machado. A few years ago, the Orioles drafted Matt Wieters and paid him a massive bonus. Wieters was pretty much a finished product after dominating at Georgia Tech, and everyone knew he would be good one day. Watching Wieters cruise through the minors was fun, but also expected.
Then Manny Machado came along. Machado, just a teenager drafted out of high school wasn’t polished like Wieters but was exciting nonetheless. Manny, drafted just a few slots after phenom Bryce Harper has impressed as a 19 year old in pro ball despite playing guys with a few years of experience on him. It’s exciting to watch Machado play SS and continually hit well despite his youth.
However, everything changed when Dylan Bundy came along. I remember going into last year’s…
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