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Report: Orioles zero in on four GM candidates

Posted on: November 3, 2011 6:42 pm
By Matt Snyder

The Baltimore Orioles are going to interview four more candidates for the vacant general manager job, and hope to land their new GM from those four, reports Dan Connolley of the Baltimore Sun. The names: Dan Duquette, Damon Oppenheimer, Mike Radcliff and Allard Baird (Connolley).

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Duquette was the Expos' GM for a few seasons before being the Red Sox GM from 1994 through March of 2002. He hasn't worked in Major League Baseball since then.

Oppenheimer is the current vice president and director of amateur scouting for the Yankees.

Radcliff was the Twins' director of scouting from 1994-2007 and has been their vice president of player personnel since.

Baird was the Royals' GM from 2000-2006 and is currently employed in the Red Sox front office.

According to Connolley's reports, the Orioles won't seek permission to interview anyone else unless all four candidates either turn down the job are aren't deemed worthy of being hired.

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Since: Oct 16, 2007
Posted on: November 3, 2011 8:27 pm

Report: Orioles zero in on four GM candidates

Good luck to the Orioles finding anyone good that is willing to be the guy in between Angelos and Showalter. That will be a lame duck ,no power puppet. My assistant GM in Toronto even knew better than to take that "promotion"

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