Bumbry, Norton to assist O's during Draft

Bumbry, Norton to assist O's during Draft

BALTIMORE -- On Tuesday, Major League Baseball announced each team's representatives for next month's First-Year Player Draft.

Al Bumbry and Tripp Norton will serve as the Orioles' representatives.

Bumbry, an outfielder, won the American League Rookie of the Year Award with the O's in 1973 and made the AL All-Star team in 1980.

Norton is the organization's director of baseball administration. He negotiates Major League player contracts and oversees baseball-operations budgeting. He previously served 12 years as the club's assistant director of player development.

The 2013 First-Year Player Draft will take place from June 6-8, beginning with the Draft preview show on MLB.com and MLB Network on Thursday, June 6, at 6 p.m. ET. Live Draft coverage from MLB Network's Studio 42 begins at 7 p.m., with the top 73 picks being streamed on MLB.com and broadcast on MLB Network. Rounds 3-10 will be streamed live on MLB.com on June 7, beginning with a preview show at 12:30 p.m., and rounds 11-40 will be streamed live on MLB.com on June 8, starting at 1 p.m.

MLB.com's coverage includes Draft Central, the Top 100 Draft Prospects list and Draft Tracker, a live interactive application that includes a searchable database of Draft-eligible players. You can also keep up to date by following @MLBDraft on Twitter. And get into the Draft conversation by tagging your tweets with #mlbdraft.

Brittany Ghiroli is a reporter for MLB.com. Read her blog, Britt's Bird Watch, and follow her on Twitter @britt_ghiroli. Derek Wetmore is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.