Orioles agree to terms with Draft pick SS Ryan Mountcastle
The Orioles today announced that they have agreed to terms with their second selection in the first round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, SS RYAN MOUNTCASTLE of Hagerty (FL) High School. Mountcastle was selected with the 36th overall pick in the first round of the 2015 Draft.
Mountcastle, 18, is a 6-foot-3, 180 pound, right-handed hitting shortstop. He was a 2015 Perfect Game First Team All-American and a Florida All-Region First Team. He was also named a 2014 Perfect Game Underclass First Team. Mountcastle is the highest selected infielder by the Orioles since MANNY MACHADO was taken with the third overall pick of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft.