The Orioles drafted Ryan Ripken in the 20th round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday. He is the son of iconic former Baltimore star Cal Ripken Jr. The younger Ripken is a 6-foot-6, 205-pound first baseman from Gilman School in Baltimore. He is currently committed to play for the University of South Carolina. Ryan Ripken hit .377 with 25 RBIs last season, adding a 4-1 record and 2.30 ERA on the mound.
Orioles Draft Ripken's Son In 20th Round