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Orioles draft RHP Cody Sedlock at No. 27

The Baltimore Orioles selected Illinois right-hander Cody Sedlock with the No. 27 pick in Thursday night's MLB first-year player draft.

Scouting report: Sedlock spent his sophomore season in the Illinois bullpen, along with 2015 first-rounder Tyler Jay, and was touching 96 mph as a long reliever last spring. For an absolutely loaded Bourne Braves club on the Cape, Sedlock stretched out to start and was 90-94 mph for most of the summer. Read the full report (Insider)

Keith Law's Big Board ranking -- No. 18: "Sedlock shows three above-average pitches with a delivery that still has some scouts thinking he'll return to the bullpen." More (Insider)

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