MASN’s Roch Kubatko is reporting that Andy MacPhail is stepping down as the O’s President of Baseball Operations.
According to our own Don Olsen, the Orioles have reached out to a GM candidate whose name has been floated by the Baltimore media.
In Don Buford’s four good years in Baltimore, he hit 52 homers out of the top spot in the lineup. That included a career-high 19 homers in the 1971 season.
MLB Front Office Official: “Buck [Showalter] isn’t a long term guy and [is] the wrong person to take over”
Don spoke with a front office official who said this when asked about Buck taking over as GM: “Buck [Showalter] is not a long term guy and [is] the wrong person to take over.”
The Orioles today announced that Adam Jones has been voted winner of the 2011 Louis M. Hatter Most Valuable Oriole Award by members of the local media who cover the team on a regular basis.
Of course 1996 stands out in the baseball career of Brady Anderson. How could this leadoff hitter smash an Orioles team record 50 homers in one season?
My most bizarre moment with Earl Sidney Weaver came during his second administration which is rarely talked about. That’s because it should have never happened.
My 11-year-old was horrified. He couldn’t understand how we could have a meeting with the 1969 Sporting News Rookie of the Year and all his dad wanted to talk about with Carlos May was events surrounding the life of his older brother.
The Orioles will kick off their 20th anniversary season at Oriole Park at Camden Yards with an Opening Day game on April 6, 2012 against the Minnesota Twins, 20 years to the day after the ballpark originally opened.