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1 minute ago, interloper said:

Does this mean until he's a minor league free agent? Would an add to the 40-man roster at some point negate that clock?

I believe he means until he's eligible for the major league Rule 5 and has to be added to the 40 man roster.

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19 minutes ago, Moose Milligan said:

Jackpot, baby!!!!!!111111 WAHOOOOOO!!!!! Great day to be an Orioles fan!!  Rule 5 draft!!!!!!

Mike looks like he had indigestion when he realized what he signed up for.

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3 hours ago, sportsfan8703 said:

So how does this work? Looks like we lost a closer with a 2 ERA. Garcia has been around only 4 years.

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1 minute ago, Roll Tide said:

So how does this work? Looks like we lost a closer with a 2 ERA. Garcia has been around only 4 years.

I'm not worried about losing a 22 year old relief pitcher in A ball.

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3 hours ago, Whammer said:

This is like being a kid on Christmas morning. After weeks of anticipation and buildup, you open all your presents and ask "is that it?"   

Or worse: “What is it???”

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Minor League Baseball has him at 5-10, 175, so not a big guy.  He's made his 17 starts all three years in full season, and 5-8 relief appearances all three years - that seems like a plan to moderate in-season work.

So this'll be like if one of the Baysox starters from last year - Wells or Zimmermann I guess, figuring Kremer and Lowther to be a tick better - had to make the team.

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3 hours ago, Philip said:

Well it looks like Sedlock is safe. No one else thought he was worth taking either.

This is exactly why I was snickering when I saw several media folks say that Sedlock was a lock to be protected. Everyone can have an opinion, but Mountcastle was a lock, Sedlock should have never have been considered a lock. Either they got bad information or they don't evaluate/analyze well.

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3 minutes ago, Tony-OH said:

This is exactly why I was snickering when I saw several media folks say that Sedlock was a lock to be protected. Everyone can have an opinion, but Mountcastle was a lock, Sedlock should have never have been considered a lock. Either they got bad information or they don't evaluate/analyze well.

They didn't even take Brett Cumberland! I saw two reports of the Tigers being locked on. 

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Just now, weams said:

They didn't even take Brett Cumberland! I saw two reports of the Tigers being locked on. 

I am not surprised that the Orioles did not lose anyone in the Rule 5 major league portion of the draft.

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Just now, Tony-OH said:

I am not surprised that the Orioles did not lose anyone in the Rule 5 major league portion of the draft.

You ok with the AAA portion selections?

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15 minutes ago, weams said:

You ok with the AAA portion selections?

Indifferent really. Garcia has a nice arm, but wasn't a prospect for me.

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