Day 3 of the Winter Meetings, which was a quiet day for the Orioles, is just about done. Here’s the latest from Dallas:
Duquette: Team Payroll Does Not Matter
O’s GM Dan Duquette said the team’s payroll does not matter to him. He believes that fans mostly care about the product on the field, not the money spent.
Duquette: Rule 5 Draftee Would Be Player That Can Help Our Team Next Year”
O’s GM Dan Duquette told MASN’s Steve Melewski that the O’s selection in tomorrow’s Rule 5 Draft will be a player that can help them win this year.
Duquette: O’s Young Pitchers Have MLB Future
O’s GM Dan Duquette told MASN’s Steve Melewski: “[the Orioles’ young pitchers] have a future in the major [leagues] and we’re holding onto them so that future is here in Baltimore.”
Orioles Complete 2012 Coaching Staff
The Orioles today announced that they have hired Demarlo Hale as their third base coach and Bill Castro as bullpen coach to fill the two vacancies on their 2012 coaching staff.
O’s Unwilling to Deal Machado, Schoop, and D. Bundy
While teams have inquired about O’s prospects Manny Machado, Jonathan Schoop, and Dylan Bundy, the Orioles are not willing to move them, according to MASN’s Steve Melewski.