O's Phenom Quickly Making Name for Himself


No matter how many All-Star teams Baltimore Orioles prospect Dylan Bundy makes in his career, his feet will be firmly rooted in the soil of his native Oklahoma. After signing for a guaranteed $6.25 million as the fourth pick in the 2011 draft, Bundy splurged on a 2011 Ford F-150 Platinum pickup truck. The rest went into savings, which will come in handy in the unlikely event that he flops in baseball and will have to pursue a career in, say, insurance sales.

Bundy brought the truck with him to his first professional stop with the Class A Delmarva Shorebirds, but prefers to ride his bike from his apartment to Arthur W. Perdue Stadium with his roommate and good buddy, pitcher Parker Bridwell. At least, that was the routine before the accident. After Colorado Rockies...

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