Is he the right guy? Certainly he has solid experience in scouting and player development, and previous experience as a GM. Here is a brief overview of each critical area of responsibility.
The Orioles have agreed to terms with Dan Duquette on a three-year contract to be the team’s next President of Baseball Operations.
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.
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.”
With Andy MacPhail‘s contract expiring at the end of 2011, it’s time to look at possible replacements.
One of the constant criticisms about the Baltimore Orioles front office is their lack of involvement in the international market. Here’s a look at some of the progress they’ve made.
The Orioles open their season in Tampa Bay with a three game series for the second year in a row. Opening day is finally here and as Kevin Gregg put it, “it’s go time, boys!”
With Justin Duchscherer headed for an MRI on his hip, it’s looking more and more likely that he’ll open 2011 on the disabled list. Many have labeled Britton as the front runner to take over for Duchscherer. Here are five reasons why Britton shouldn’t get the nod over Chris Tillman.