Baltimore Orioles: 5 Worst Draft Reaches in the Last 5 Years

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Baltimore Orioles: 5 Worst Draft Reaches in the Last 5 Years
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It's very hard to evaluate draft reaches in baseball because most of the rankings are incredibly subjective and players may be undervalued or overvalued very easily.

The Orioles have done a pretty good job of drafting in the past few years, and even though their organization is not incredibly deep at the moment, they have done a good job of drafting the best available for the most part.

Joe Jordan, the scouting director, has brought in some very good young pitchers, but the development hasn't been as good as it could be.

I evaluated players as reaches based on their ratings in the draft and how easy it would be to sign them. For players a couple years back, I also included the talent passed up to get them.

Here are the Orioles' biggest reaches in the past five years.

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