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Baltimore Orioles

First pick: 90

Bonus pool: $2.204M

Keith Law suggests...

Jake Stinnett | RHP, Maryland: It's tough enough to say who is going to be available with the ninth pick -- much less the 90th pick -- but Stinnett should go somewhere in the first three rounds as a right-hander with a 92-94 fastball and an average slider and change.

Jeren Kendall | OF, Holmen (Wis.) HS: If Baltimore did try to take a risk with an over-slot type player, an outfielder like Kendall who has shown every tool but power would be a solid high-risk, high-reward gain for the system.

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Per Baseball America Jake has a 4 seam and a 2 seam fast ball that averages 92-94, an average slider at 79-84, and a below average change up in the high 80's.

“His fastball is going to be his strength,” the scout said. “His slider is going to be a pitch that he is going to have to match off of his fastball with its arm-side life and the plus velocity, then kind of expanding the plate with the fastball and the slider. His slider is probably a 40, but when he matches the two together it has a chance to play as average or better.”

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6'3" 215 as an early graduate? I am guessing his future isn't behind the plate.

He's playing 1B for Parkview this year; that's where he'll be as a pro. Saw him at NHSI and it's an interesting profile. He should get popped in the first five rounds.

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Pick 90. Would you rather see the Orioles get a solid 3 rounder or stretch for a higher talent guy with questions?

The positive of the latter option is if it works out you could get that first round talent guy, but the downside if it doesn't work out is you basically wasted the top pic of a Draft where you didn't have many top picks to begin with.

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Pick 90. Would you rather see the Orioles get a solid 3 rounder or stretch for a higher talent guy with questions?

The positive of the latter option is if it works out you could get that first round talent guy, but the downside if it doesn't work out is you basically wasted the top pic of a Draft where you didn't have many top picks to begin with.

That's tough, but personally I would take the highest ceiling with questions over just a solid 3rd rounder. If we can get 1st round potential in the 3rd round I'd take that risk.

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That's tough, but personally I would take the highest ceiling with questions over just a solid 3rd rounder. If we can get 1st round potential in the 3rd round I'd take that risk.

It would be great, but if the kid is hoping to go higher than 90, the Orioles don't have much money to pry him away from college.

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