Media Clippings: June 7, 2013

Tropical Storm Andrea has arrived at Ripken Stadium and she is doing her best to put the field under water. No worries though, as the field will be plenty dry come Opening Day. With the new era of IronBirds Baseball just 10 days away, here are a few links about the new players the Orioles selected in the First-Year Player Draft so far.

“Hunter Harvey can throw his fastball in the mid-90s and he has a curve and changeup to go along with it (Video).” — “2013 Draft: Hunter Harvey, P” –

“Just had a chance to talk briefly on the phone with Hunter Harvey, the Orioles top pick in the 2013 draft (22nd overall). He’s a 6-foot-3, 175 pounder out of Bandys High School in Catawba, North Carolina. He has a low 90s fastball that can scoot up to 97.” — “Hunter Harvey talks about being drafted by the Orioles” – Dan Connolly, The Baltimore Sun

“With the 22nd overall pick in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, the Orioles selected North Carolina high school right-hander Hunter Harvey, the son of former major league closer Bryan Harvey.” — “Orioles pick high school pitcher Hunter Harvey” – Roch Kubatko,

“The Orioles shouldn’t have to worry about negotiations with first-round pick Hunter Harvey.” — “Orioles select Harvey and Hart” – Brittany Ghiroli,

“[Hunter Harvey]  has grown up around baseball, with his father being a former Major League pitcher and his brother still trying to get his big league shot.” — “With MLB Draft Thursday Hunter Harvey knows his path” – Jonathan Jones, Charlotte Observer

You can keep up with all the 2013 First Year Player Draft selections live by watching on

Opening Day is June 17th at 7:35 p.m. as the IronBirds host the Hudson Valley Renegades. For ticket information, contact our box office at (410) 297-9292 or visit us online at

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