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Orioles | More on Wieters: college statistics

Updating a previous item, the Associated Press' Dennis Waszak Jr. reports the Baltimore Orioles' No. 1 pick in the June draft, C Matt Wieters (Georgia Tech), is a 6-foot-5 catcher who can contribute both offensively and defensively. He hit .358 with 10 home runs and 59 RBI at Georgia Tech this season, and is also outstanding on defense. "I would say he was the best college hitter in the draft," said Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Mike Flanagan.

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