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O's open Day 3 of Draft with two-way player

The Orioles selected Steven Brault to open Day 3 of the First-Year Player Draft. Brault was a great two-way player for Regis in his junior season. He finished the year with a 2.63 ERA on the mound, and opponents hit .241 off him. He went 8-3 and struck out 103 batters in 78 2/3 innings.

Brault, who is listed at 6-foot-1 and 170 pounds, also played outfield for Regis, where he hit .397/.416/.554 with 37 RBIs and 10 stolen bases in 199 plate appearances.

He is the first player in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference history to be named First Team All-RMAC as both an outfielder and a starting pitcher.

He also earned Third Team All-America honors as an outfielder, as voted on by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. In his decorated career, he also won RMAC freshman of the year his first season at Regis.

He grew up in El Cajon, Calif., and attended Grossmont High School.

Derek Wetmore is an associate reporter for
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