The Orioles announced that all of the remaining coaches from the 2011 team will be returning in 2012, according to Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com The remaining coaches are hitting coach Jim Presley, pitching coach Rick Adair, first base coach Wayne Kirby, and bench coach Jon Russell. The Orioles firmed up a deal with Russell according [...]
Alfredo Simon’s manslaughter case officially came to an end yesterday after his hearing was cancelled, according to Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. He will be free of all wrongdoing now, according to Connolly. Simon has a career 5.18 ERA, 8-12 record, and 17 saves in 78 games as a starter and reliever for the [...]
Dan Sanchez spoke with a National League scout who told him that Jonathan Schoop is “highly coveted” among executives. The scout also said that if the O’s want to make a trade, Schoop’s name would be the first to come up.
The Orioles today announced that they have named DAN DUQUETTE as Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations. A veteran of over two decades in baseball operations at the Major League level, including 10 of those seasons as General Manager with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox, Duquette has a proven track record of utilizing [...]
Jeremy Accardo has become a free agent after he refused his outright assignment to AAA, according to MASN’s Roch Kubatko. Accardo was signed to a 1 year, $1.08 million deal prior to the 2011 season. He compiled a 3-3 record with a 5.73 ERA in 31 relief appearances during two stints with the Orioles this [...]
With Andy MacPhail gone, the Orioles have begun their search for a new General Manager. Their current list includes Thad Levine, Josh Byrnes, J.P. Ricciardi, Tony LaCava, Gerry Hunsicker, Dan Jennings, and possibly more, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney. The Orioles are gathering a group to perform the interviews, according to Olney.
Orioles reliever Jeremy Accardo has cleared waivers and been outrighted to AAA Norfolk, according to MASN’s Roch Kubatko. Accardo was signed to a 1 year $1.08 million deal last year. He compiled a 3-3 record with a 5.73 ERA in 31 relief appearances during two stints with the Orioles this season. The Orioles 40-man roster [...]
Here’s the latest chatter surrounding the O’s current GM & manager situation: Everyday that current GM Andy MacPhail remains an Oriole makes it more and more likely that he stays on for 2012, writes Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. MacPhail is still deciding on what to do and it’s unlikely we hear a decision [...]
There is still not much known about which role Buck Showalter will have with the club next season. He could stay on as the manager for 2012, or he could move into an executive role as GM. Let’s take a look at all the possibilities by rounding up the latest chatter: Buck Showalter remains the [...]