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Canadian Seabrooke taken in fifth round by O's

Canadian Seabrooke taken in fifth round by O's

Canadian Seabrooke taken in fifth round by O's

Canada's crop of Draft talent this year isn't terribly deep, but Travis Seabrooke stands out among that pool as a lefty with a high ceiling, and the Orioles took a chance on him in the fifth round.

At 6-foot-5, 182 pounds, Seabrooke is athletic and very projectable.

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His fastball will sit around 90 mph, but it has great downward plane and should see an uptick in velocity as he fills out. Seabrooke has also shown good feel for his curveball, which has the potential to be an above-average offering down the line. His changeup lags behind the other two offerings but could become average in the future as he learns to use it more.

Derek Wetmore is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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