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2022 MLB draft, Day 3 tracker: Orioles begin final day by selecting prep pitcher Zach Showalter, Indiana pitcher Bradley Brehmer

The Orioles complete the 2022 MLB draft Tuesday with their picks in the 11th through 20th rounds.

Baltimore has the opening selection of each round, having started the draft by taking Oklahoma prep shortstop Jackson Holliday with the first overall pick Sunday night before grabbing college players with each of their next 11 selections.

The Orioles have the second largest bonus pool in modern MLB draft history, with that total determined by the value of their picks through the first 10 rounds. The signing bonuses for players taken Tuesday only count toward the Orioles’ pool if they sign for more than $125,000.

Here’s a breakdown on each of the Orioles’ Day 3 draft picks:

Round 11 (No. 317 overall): Wesley Chapel High School (Fla.) right-hander Zach Showalter

Skinny: The Orioles pick a sixth right-handed pitcher of the draft. Baseball America ranks Showalter as the draft’s 209th overall prospect. Showalter, a South Florida commit who has no relation to former Orioles and current Mets manager Buck Showalter, averages a fastball 91-95 mph. Baseball America reports scouts said the fastball has been his dominant pitch, causing many swings and misses. His off-speed pitches remain works in progress.

Round 12 (No. 347 overall): Indiana right-hander Bradley Brehmer

Skinny: Brehmer ended the 2022 season strong after having an ERA over 6.00 in May. But in his final game as a Hoosier, he allowed just one run in a complete game against Illinois in the Big Ten Tournament. He finished with a 5-4 record and 5.30 ERA across 14 starts (17 games) this past spring in his first year in the Big Ten. The Indianapolis native transferred to Indiana for his senior season from Wright State. The 6-foot-6 right-hander is a former Orioles draft pick — Baltimore picked him in the 23rd round in 2019.


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