Orioles Open Fall Instructional League Without Top 2020 Draft Pick

Heston Kjerstad, the second overall pick by the Orioles in the 2020 MLB Draft, will not attend the team’s fall instructional league camp because of an undisclosed medical, non-sports reason. “It’s not great,” GM Mike Elias said. “I think the fact that he is an advanced high-level college hitter makes it a little less concerning.”

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After Latest Trade Deadline Haul, Long-Term Goals Remain Focus For Orioles

The Orioles’ three trade deadline deals included four players to be named later, in part because only players on a team’s 60-man player pool can move at this time. “I’m looking forward to naming those mystery players at some point and welcoming them into the organization,” GM Mike Elias said.

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What Looms For The Orioles At MLB Trade Deadline?

If Orioles GM Mike Elias has an opportunity to add more young talent at the MLB trade deadline, he’s going to make a deal. “If you’re a playoff-bound team or you’re in a playoff race, I think relievers are more valuable to you than anyone else,” Elias said.

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