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Monday Bird Droppings: The Orioles have a shiny new outfielder

Good morning, Camden Chatters.

It was quite the eventful day in Birdland yesterday, huh?

In the start of last night’s 2021 MLB draft, the Orioles added a talented youngster to their stable — assuming they sign him, which seems likely — by drafting center fielder Colton Cowser from Sam Houston State with the fifth overall pick.

Although the O’s passed on some more high-profile names — such as Vanderbilt righty Kumar Rocker (who fell to 10th) and prep shortstops Jordan Lawlar (sixth), Brady House (11th), and Kahlil Watson (16th) — Cowser looks like a solid pick, an exceptional college hitter who plays quality defense at an up-the-middle defensive position.