Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/25/12
Orioles101 has received several requests to go through the Baltimore Orioles prospects and formulate a list of how these prospects rank. We strive to provide readers with information and articles that they want to read and we have compiled a top ten Baltimore Orioles prospect list, and we are now at number nine, Branden Kline. The Orioles drafted the 21 year old right handed pitcher in the 2012 MLB First year player draft with their second round selection (65th overall) out of the University of Virginia where he served as a closer in 2011 and a starter in 2012. Kline, who could live the dream of pitching for his hometown team as he grew up in Frederick, Maryland with parents who are Orioles fans, has a great frame (6’3” 195 lb) with a live arm and clean delivery. He could easily gain more velocity on his already consistent low-90′s fast ball as a starter or 95 in relief and throws a wicked hard curve that he has confidence in no matter the count. Kline has obviously not had much exp...
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