Seven years ago, the Orioles drafted Snyder with the 13th pick in the first round. Selected just before Snyder: Cameron Maybin, Andrew McCutchen, Jay Bruce. Taken just after Snyder: Trevor Crowe, Lance Broadway, Chris Volstad. Chosen even later in the first round: Cliff Pennington, Jacoby Ellsbury, Matt Garza.
They're tricky little buggers, those baseball kids. Snyder's got a .256/.317/.394 in 285 triple-A games.â†µ