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Oliver Drake | Starting Pitcher

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/13/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 217
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Orioles signed RHP Oliver Drake to a one-year contract.
Drake was drafted by the O's in 2008 out of the Naval Academy but became eligible for free agency after the 2014 season. The 27-year-old right-hander registered a 3.08 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, and 71/17 K/BB ratio in 52 2/3 innings this past summer at Double-A Bowie. Nov 18 - 5:04 PM

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Orioles sent RHP Oliver Drake outright to Triple-A Norfolk.

After being added to the 40-man roster last fall, Drake was limited to just three starts this season due to shoulder problems. He'll hope for better luck in 2013.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 01:43:00 PM

Orioles activated RHP Oliver Drake from the 60-day disabled list.

Drake missed most of the season with tendinitis in his pitching shoulder. Even if healthy, he'll begin 2013 in the minors.
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 04:17:00 PM

Orioles placed RHP Oliver Drake on 60-Day disabled list.

This is a procedural move to make room for Steve Pearce on the 40-man roster. Drake has been out since late May, and won't return this season.
Sat, Sep 29, 2012 02:54:00 PM

Orioles optioned RHP Oliver Drake to Double-A Bowie.

Drake allowed three runs across three innings over three appearances this spring. The 25-year-old right-hander was added to the O's 40-man roster in November after posting a 3.32 ERA and 129/43 K/BB ratio over 162 2/3 innings last season between three different levels in the minors. He was ranked as the organization's No. 26 prospect by Baseball America over the winter.
Thu, Mar 15, 2012 12:52:00 PM

Orioles purchased the contract of RHP Oliver Drake from Double-A Bowie.

The Orioles made only one addition to their 40-man roster. Drake, who turns 25 in January, posted a 3.32 ERA and 129/43 K/BB ratio over 162 2/3 innings this season between High-A Frederick, Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk. He has improved his stock immensely since being drafted in the 43rd round of the 2008 Draft.
Fri, Nov 18, 2011 05:16:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
3Steve Clevenger
1B1Steve Pearce
2Christian Walker
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Alexi Casilla
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Paul Janish
3Rey Navarro
3B1Chris Davis
2Kelly Johnson
3Ryan Flaherty
4Jimmy Paredes
5Manny Machado
LF1Alejandro De Aza
2Quintin Berry
CF1Adam Jones
RF1David Lough
2Alex Hassan
DH1Delmon Young
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Wei-Yin Chen
3Bud Norris
4Miguel Gonzalez
5Kevin Gausman
6Ubaldo Jimenez
7Tyler Wilson
8Eddie Gamboa
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Tommy Hunter
3Darren O'Day
4Brian Matusz
5Brad Brach
6T.J. McFarland
7Ryan Webb
8Oliver Drake