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O's got a Round B comp pick (2nd/3rd round sandwich pick).

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Competitive Balance lottery results for 2015 <a href="https://twitter.com/MLBDraft">@MLBDraft</a>:

Round B:

1. <a href="https://twitter.com/Reds">@Reds</a>

2. <a href="https://twitter.com/Athletics">@Athletics</a>

3. <a href="https://twitter.com/Mariners">@Mariners</a>

4. <a href="https://twitter.com/Twins">@Twins</a>

5. <a href="https://twitter.com/Orioles">@Orioles</a>

6. <a href="https://twitter.com/Dbacks">@Dbacks</a></p>— MLB Pipeline (@MLBPipeline) <a href="

">July 23, 2014</a></blockquote>

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