Found October 31, 2011 on
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It appears the Baltimore Orioles are nearing a decision on a new head of baseball operations and that person could be Toronto Blue Jays executive Tony LaCava. The reason being is because LaCava was brought in for a second interview, something that the the team said they wouldn’t do. So they must have had LaCava in to work on a contract right? Ummm, maybe not.
Toronto Blue Jays executive Tony LaCava was back in Baltimore on Monday to meet with owner Peter Angelos, according to team sources, but there has been no indication the club is about to announce a replacement for former president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail, and club officials are not ruling out the possibility that more candidates will be interviewed later this week. (The Baltimore Sun)
What this tells me is that owner Peter Angelos knows this team has a lot of work to be done and he wants to make sure he’s on the same page with whomever he hires. He probably also wants to let them know that he is the boss and w...
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