Dartmouth southpaw Horacek selected by O's
The Orioles took Dartmouth left-handed pitcher Mitch Horacek at No. 279 overall with their ninth round selection.
Horacek had a good season for the Big Green.
The left-hander went 6-2 this year in eight appearances, seven of which were starts. In 45 innings, he had a 2.20 ERA and 42 strikeouts with 10 walks. Opposing batters hit just .241 against him in 166 at-bats.
Horacek stands 6-foot-5, 210 pounds. He grew up in Highlands Ranch, Colo., and attended ThunderRidge High School.