ITW: Did you sign with an agent prior to the draft?
ITW: Are you down there right now?
Kraig Binick: I'm actually stationed in Bluefield.
ITW: Being a standout center fielder in college, have they told you if that's where you will continue to play with the Orioles?
Kraig Binick: Well, right now I have been playing right field. They want me to play everyday here and it's been pretty good so far.
ITW: How far along into your season are you in Bluefield?
Kraig Binick: We have played 8 games already.
ITW: What aspect of your game do you think you improved upon the most since your freshman year at NYIT?
Kraig Binick: The whole mental aspect of the game and being stronger, faster and stronger. Overall, I have become a better player in college.
ITW: Were you at NYIT all four years of college ball or did you transfer there from another program?
Kraig Binick: I was there for 4 years.
ITW: What makes you such a special outfielder?
Kraig Binick: I believe that I have the ability to adjust to balls that other people can't. My reaction time is good, I can take hits away and I have confidence in my arm. I've lived there and played there my whole life in the outfield.
ITW: What do you bring to the table in the batter's box?
Kraig Binick: Playing up here in New York has made me a much better hitter. My speed makes me a threat when I'm not hitting for power. When I get in my count, I'm just looking to drive the ball and I have the ability to make contact and put the ball in play. I feel that no one can strike me out, only myself.
ITW: How many home runs did you hit in your senior year at NYIT?
Kraig Binick: Eight.
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