Orioles take SS Jackson Holliday with No. 1 overall pick in 2022 MLB draft

The Baltimore Orioles' future is looking brighter after a string of futility-filled seasons

They drafted prep shortstop Jackson Holliday of Stillwater, Oklahoma, first overall after losing 110 games a year ago.

It was recognized that Holliday, son of seven-time MLB All-Star outfielder Matt Holliday, was the Oklahoma prep player of the year in 2022

Realmuto's national high school record with 89 hits in 41 games and batting .685/.749/1.392 with 17 home runs

Over the past three full MLB seasons, the Orioles have lost at least 100 games

However, with 2019's No. 1 overall pick Adley Rutschman making his MLB debut this season

The O's seem to have turned the corner - recently going 10-games over 500 for the first time since 2017

Sunday night marked the first two rounds of the 2022 MLB draft