2011 MLB Draft Results: Baltimore Orioles Select Dylan Bundy

The Baltimore Orioles have selected Oklahoma high-school pitcher Dylan Bundy with the fourth overall pick. This comes as no surprise, since the Orioles were connected to Bundy in most mock drafts.

Dylan Bundy is the best high school pitching prospect in the draft, and it's no coincidence that he is the first high school player selected. While pitchers of all stripes are very risky, and even the best high school pitching prospects take several years to reach the majors, Bundy is more than worthy of a top-10 pick. He throws in the mid- to high-90s with good movement and has good breaking stuff. He could stand to work on his changeup and he occasionally leaves pitches up in the zone, but that's not unusual with good, hard-throwing high-school pitching prospects, like Jameson Taillon, who was selected No. 2 overall by the Pirates last year.

Four teams have now passed on Anthony Rendon, who until recently appeared to be the top overall talent in the draft. It appears that Rendon's shoulder must be in really bad shape.

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