Carter Baumler is an overslot who people did not think was signable. The Orioles reportedly will be able to sign all of their draft picks, which tells me they have agreements. What a steal as a 5th rounder. They call him a more athletic Zack Greinke.
Baumler brings a 92-94 fastball with a clean, athletic delivery with good spin rate that will up in the zone. Missed time due to mono but some believe he has as much if not more potential than the top two high school arms taken.
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Obviously, it's money related but it's also roster related. They believe, and I believe, that they won't lose anything with the extra AB's Stewart and Mullins are likely to get with this move. Good point by SG for keeping Nunez for depth for now but the better point by Frobby. At 26 years old Elias apparently feels Nunez is what he is. A 750-820 OPS go with no defensive value and extremely streaky. Is it worth 2M to make sure that's all he is?