Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/14
The Baltimore Orioles' top draft pick, Kevin Gausman, is expected to make his pro debut Monday. MASNsports.com reported the right-hander from LSU will join the Aberdeen (Md.) IronBirds soon and would debut with three innings against State College at University Park, Pa., in a short-season Class A game. Gausman threw a heavy workload for LSU this season, and will work in a six-man rotation with the IronBirds. The report said Gausman will make six three-inning starts with the IronBirds, and that second-rounder Branden Kline probably is headed to Aberdeen soon, too. The new draft system, moving the signing deadline up a month, could benefit clubs in getting players to the majors more quickly. In past seasons, it's likely Gausman would have taken until the Aug. 15 signing deadline, rendering him virtually incapable of pitching for an affiliated club. Most minor league affiliates wrap up their schedules in the first week of September. Upon his debut, Gausman likely...
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