A Year in the Life of the Draft The Baltimore Orioles have been on the clock since last September. Who they choose can drastically change the future of the franchise. Nail the pick---a la Manny Machado in 2010---and the franchise can have a valuable player for years. Miss catastrophically---Billy Rowell was chosen immediately before Tim Lincecum and Max Scherzer in 2006---and the team… Written by Stephen Loftus. Posted 2 weeks ago in Major League Baseball, MLB Draft.