Orioles prospect Hunter Harvey suffers fractured fibula


Orioles right-hander Hunter Harvey, a consensus top-100 prospect and former first-round draft pick, suffered a slightly fractured right fibula when he was hit by a comebacker Saturday.

Britt Ghiroli of MLB.com reports that he’ll be shut down for 4-6 weeks, meaning the 20-year-old’s season debut in the minors will likely be delayed until May.

Harvey was the 23rd overall pick in 2013 and has been dominant through two pro seasons, posting a 2.87 ERA and 139 strikeouts in 113 innings of rookie-ball and Single-A.