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Boy, post graduate life is surely different than I thought.

I'm a local Florida kid with Idaho roots, and pit stops in Maryland and Virginia. Love to read and write about anything Boise State, Baltimore Orioles, Washington Redskins and occasionally the Caps. Biding my time on Bleacher Report (possibly the greatest thing since fries in a Frosty) until Baseball America calls my name (still waiting Jim Callis, still waiting).

Clearly, a passion of mine is throwing out my opinions on the minor leagues, and hey, when you're an Orioles fan, that's about the only place to look for hope. Aside from my Jim Callis obsession, I also enjoy the writings of Roch Kubatko, Steve Melewski, Will Lingo and John Manuel of Baseball America, and Tim Kurkjian, Buster Olney, Jim Caple and Jayson Stark of ESPN.

I currently work in high-end fashion, but my true passion hopefully seeps into the detailed cache of articles I write here, especially those about my beloved Orioles. Though they may be in the midst of consecutive losing season number whatever, I choose to bide my time heralding the encouraging news of their minor leaguers, until one day...when the Orioles return to the glory of the 1970s.

In all honestly, though, as a Redskins/Orioles/Capitals/Wizards fan, I'm not sure what I would, or could, do in the event that any one of those teams won anything.

My most recent ventures include a writing turn for troughnetwork.com, as well as ProDraftCentral.com and my own personal draft haven mlbdraftcountdown.wordpress.com.

2010 MLB Draft: 25,301 and counting...
2011 MLB Draft: 259,261 reads

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  • Tucker stokes posted 663 days ago

    Tucker stokes

    Hey question if you don't mind did you get kicked off as a leader in the Orioles page, or did you leave just asking as your not there anymore and your no longer an FC

  • Van Shea Iven posted 968 days ago

    Van Shea Iven

    You had Ty Hensley from Edmond Santa Fe high school as a late 1st round selection in the 2012 MLB draft, but you didn't have any video of him. Here's some if you are interested.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kecnAe_Ve4&list=UUxWgLrPeXYNMIoW8RrINAOA&index=1&feature=plcp

  • Kyle Langan posted 1135 days ago

    Kyle Langan

    Hey, would you be able to send your e mail to klangan@omnipossible.com? I want to get the B/R community leaders on a mailing list for a press release on behalf of Sports Media 101.

    Thanks

  • Garrett Derr posted 1164 days ago

    Garrett Derr

    Hey man I wrote an article about the Top 10 Pro Athletes Who Would Make Good UFC Fighters. Would love to hear what you think man. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/817080-10-pro-athletes-that-would-make-good-ufc-fighters

  • Marianne Ball posted 1216 days ago

    Marianne Ball

    How do I become fan of your site?

  • Chuck posted 1226 days ago

    Chuck

    New site looks pretty good, Zach. I've added to my list of "follows".

  • Chuck posted 1243 days ago

    Chuck

    I've seen in excess of sixty mock drafts over the past week. Only one had Hultzen going to Seattle. Not sure what you based it on, but good call.

  • Chuck posted 1260 days ago

    Chuck

    Have you seen Jonathan Mayo's first mock draft?

    http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110519&content_id=19299478&vkey=draftcentral2011&tcid=tw_article_19299478

  • Chuck posted 1270 days ago

    Chuck

    http://www.dugoutcentral.com/?p=1866

  • Chuck posted 1283 days ago

    Chuck

    Purke is injured also. George Springer also looks to be slipping.

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