(Honolulu-AP) -- Former University of Hawaii catcher Brian Bock has signed a professional contract with the Baltimore Orioles. Bock leaves tomorrow for minicamp in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
He will then be assigned to Aberdeen, Maryland, in the New York-Penn League, or to Bluefield, West Virginia, in the Appalachian League. Bock hit .272 with eight doubles, a triple and four home runs this past season for the Rainbows.
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