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45-year-old has been instrumental in scouting, player developmentThe Orioles are officially up to three candidates for their vacant top executive post after interviewing 45-year-old De Jon Watson on Wednesday.
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Zach Britton’s rookie season was both predictable and surprising. The 23-year-old left-hander went 11-11 and 4.61, in 28 starts — numbers that could reasonably be expected from a highly regarded first-year hurler competing in baseball’s toughest division. How he arrived at them was the unexpected part.
Britton went into the year rated as the Orioles’ top pitching prospect...
Chris Tillman started the season in the starting rotation, and actually managed to hang around in the majors until the end of May. At that point, with a 4.69 ERA in 10 starts, Tillman was sent down to Triple-A. That's where he spent most of the season, before being called by up for a short stretch at the end of July (three starts - one good, two bad) and then sent back down to...
The Orioles have interviewed Tony LaCava of the Blue Jays and Jerry Dipoto of the Diamondbacks for their GM opening and both meetings were lengthy and thorough, according to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. Here's the latest on the Orioles' search:
Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch hears that LaCava is the "stealth favorite" for the job (Twitter link...
Orioles' second baseman has gone two weeks without experiencing symptoms caused by May concussionIn recent interview, Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts said he was feeling better than he had at any time in the past six months.
Many Baltimore Oriole fans point to the 1997 playoffs when a 12-year old Yankee fan named Jeffrey Maier reached over the Yankee Stadium wall robbing Oriole right fielder Tony Tarasco of the ball as the moment when the losing started. We all remember the incident (those of us who lived through it), so I’m not going to go over it in great detail. Needless to say, it was a dramatic...
The Orioles announced nearly three weeks ago that Andy MacPhail will not return as the club’s president of baseball operations in 2012. They haven’t introduced a replacement yet, so here’s the latest on the club’s search for a new general manager:
The Orioles are expected to interview one or two more candidates for their GM job, according to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore...
InsidetheOs takes a look at Friday's winterball action in the Baltimore Orioles system.
The Orioles will interview John Stockstill, their director of player development, for the vacant general manager/president position, marking their first internal candidate -- and fourth overall -- in a search process that appears to be nearing an end.
Assistant general manager De Jon Watson, who runs the Dodgers' farm system, will interview Wednesday for the Baltimore Orioles' general manager job.