Here is the final profile for the six players the Orioles might target with the No. 4 overall pick in tonight's amateur draft. Today: Carlos Correa
Name: Carlos Correa
Height/Weight: 6 feet 4, 190 pounds
Hometown: Gurabo, Puerto Rico
School/Class: Puerto Rico Baseball Academy
Skinny: Perhaps no one in this draft has skyrocketed more in the past few weeks. Considered a potential first-rounder for some time, he’s now being linked to every club in the top five. … A big, slick-fielding shortstop who can hit, scouts compare his tools to Colorado’s
Why the Orioles will take him: Because he likely will be the highest-ceiling position player available when they choose. And another top-flight infielder in the system, one that could be moved to third base if Manny Machado is entrenched at short, is enticing. They have scouted him thoroughly.
Why the Orioles won't take him: It would be tough to pass up one of the near-ready collegiate pitchers, and at least one of those should be available. There is no concern, however, about doubling up top prospects at shortstop.
Connolly’s take: The sense is the Orioles really like this kid, as do most teams selecting high. It’s possible the
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