The Baltimore Orioles' future is looking a piece more brilliant.

The 2022 Major League Baseball Draft began at 7 p.m. on Sunday night and included more than a few players

With who have ties that have ties to who have ties to Louisville Cardinals and Kentucky Wildcats hope to be called out at the 20-round game.

The leaders are two U of L commits, third baseman Cam Collier, who became the first Cardinals player.

Or prospect selected or prospect picked or prospect picked Sunday night, and right-hander Jacob Miller

And the rising senior and rising senior Dalton Rushing, who nearly broke the Cardinal's single-season home run record for 2022.

Three players are expected to be eliminated from the roster in the first 50 selections

 Gold Glove winner Ryan Ritter is ranked 169th

ESPN, as well as MLB Network and MLB Network, will broadcast Day 1 of the draft on Sunday evening

That includes Round 1 and which consists of Round 1 and. The tournament will resume with Round 2 at 2 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday on

The Gatorade Ohio Baseball Player of the Year as well as Ohio's most sought-after recruit for the Class of 2022

He also said that his decision about whether he'll pursue a professional career or to Louisville will be contingent on the team who selects him as well as "the dollar amount.