Wednesday, April 06, 2016

2012 Hudson Valley Joey Rickard

I dug up the first professional card of the Rule 5 draft pick who made the Baltimore Orioles Opening Day roster as their starter in left field - I'm poring over Rickard's Baseball Reference page to see if I could figure out where he came from and what he might be capable of as a big leaguer.

He posted a .390 on-base percentage in parts of 4 minor league seasons and can run - so after a good spring training performance, perhaps he can stick around.

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