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The Baltimore Orioles general manager's position might not be open much longer. The O's are close to officially naming former Red Sox GM Dan Duquette as their next general manager, according to Duquette interviewed for the position in Baltimore on Friday and reportedly traveled back to Baltimore on Saturday to finalized a contract. The Baltimore Sun reports that an industry source indicated that no offer has been extended to Duquette yet, but that that could change soon. The Orioles reportedly offered the job to Toronto Blue Jays assistant general manager Tony LaCava, but he turned it down. They have...

Source: Orioles name Duquette new GM

Dan Duquette has been named the Baltimore Orioles' new general manager, according to a major league source. The Orioles were down to four candidates as of Friday -- Duquette, Phillies assistant GM Scott Proefrock, Red Sox special assistant Allard Baird and Yankees vice president Damon Oppenheimer. Baird, however, declined to be interviewed. Proefrock did not make as strong...

Baltimore Orioles: Looking for a GM; qualified or not

Since the departure of Andy MacPhail I’ve tried to remain above the fray so to speak in terms of chronicling the Baltimore Orioles’ every move in the search for a GM. However the latest round of “issues” has forced my hand. Toronto’s assistant GM Tony LaCava surprisingly turned the Orioles’ offer down, which has now sent the organization spiraling to interview other candidates...

Orioles to tab Duquette as president of baseball operations

The Baltimore Orioles have completed a deal to make Dan Duquette their new president of baseball operations. Duquette, who was interviewed by the club on both Friday and Saturday, is expected to be officially announced to the post on Tuesday. The 53-year-old Duquette previously served as a general manager with the Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos. He helped lead the Expos to the...

Orioles close to naming Dan Duquette their new GM

According to two sources close to Tim Kurkjian of ESPN, the Baltimore Orioles are close to naming Dan Duquette as their next General Manager. Duquette interviewed with the Orioles yesterday and was traveling to Baltimore today to finalize his contract adds Kurkjian. Image by tedkerwin under the Creative Commons License.

Sources: Orioles close to naming Duquette GM

The Baltimore Orioles are close to officially naming Dan Duquette as their next general manager, two sources confirmed Saturday.

Orioles ridiculous search for GM luckily ends with Dan Duquette

The Baltimore Orioles quickly became the laughingstock of Major League Baseball during the offseason because of their repeatedly unsuccessful attempts to hire someone to run their baseball operations. It seemed like the entire league was saying thanks, but no thanks, and don't call here again. After swinging and missing with at least eight other candidates, reports Sunday said...

Orioles bring on Duquette to be general manager

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A person familiar with the deal says Dan Duquette has signed a three-year contract to become the Baltimore Orioles' president of baseball operations.

Orioles Close To Naming Dan Duquette GM

The Orioles are close to naming Dan Duquette as their new GM, reports ESPN's Tim Kurkjian. Duquette interviewed Friday and traveled to Baltimore today to finalize a contract.

Duquette interviews for a second time with Orioles for general manager

BALTIMORE - The Orioles appear to be closing in on their next general manager after an excruciating, weeks-long...

Orioles hiring Duquette as GM

The Orioles have completed a deal for Dan Duquette to return to baseball, becoming the team's new general manager.

Orioles Notes: Duquette, Jakubauskas, Guthrie

Earlier today, we learned that after nearly ten years away from the game, Dan Duquette is coming back to baseball as the Orioles' General Manager.  Here's a look at some reactions to the move from around baseball and other O's news.. While he believes that Duquette is a "good man" and a "very bright" individual, Peter Gammons of MLB Network ...
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