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How do the 30 No. 1 prospects stack up against each other? Why would a team with a top-five draft pick take a high school player? Why do clubs get compensated for failing to sign premium draft choices?

Minors | #2008#Ask BA

Orioles Organization Report

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Catcher Matt Wieters, the fifth overall pick in the June draft out of Georgia Tech, was trying to get into playing shape after a long layoff following the draft. He reported to short-season Aberdeen after signing his contract, but he didn't appear in a game until the Orioles assigned him to the Honolulu Sharks in Hawaii Winter Baseball.

Majors | #2008#Baltimore Orioles#Organization Reports