The Baltimore Orioles have signed the 4th overall draft pick Dylan Bundy to a major league deal, according to Britt Ghiroli. His bonus will be $4 million and this signing means the Orioles will sign all of their top 10 picks.
Bundy is an 18-year old right-handed pitcher from Owasso High School in Owasso, Oklahoma. ESPN named him "the best high school pitcher in the draft" and said he has "fewer question marks than any pitcher other than Gerrit Cole."
He throws a mid-90s fastball, a curveball and a cutter. He is 6'1 and 200 pounds, which is apparently short enough to bring up concerns about his height. However, he has no history of injury and he holds his velocity well throughout his starts.
Bundy was advised by Scott Boras, which the Orioles experienced last year with Manny Machado.
With Bundy being so polished, he may be able to rise quickly through the minor league ranks. It will be interesting to see how well he holds up, since Baltimore has a history of young starters like Erik Bedard, Zach Britton and Brian Matusz breaking down quickly in the major leagues