Baltimore Orioles (9-9) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (10-9), Rogers Centre, Toronto, 7:07 p.m.
FORT MYERS, Fla. – A year ago, T.J. McFarland was an unknown Rule 5 draft choice. After he made it through his rookie year with the Orioles, he’s back, and in a very different spot.
In 2000, the Orioles drafted Jay Gibbons from the Toronto Blue Jays in the Rule 5 draft. It turned out to be an excellent pick.
The Orioles’ acquisition of Kelvin De La Cruz on Monday wasn’t a headline transaction. But, it wasn’t necessarily a minor one.