9:19 AM EST, Wed November 21, 2018
BaltimoreBaseball.com 2 hours ago

Elias’ managerial pick won’t be a hasty one

Now that Mike Elias is in his job, his first big decision, and the one that is most eagerly awaited is his choice for Orioles manager. On Monday, Elias said that he won’t be rushed into making a choice even if the Winter Meetings begin in less than three weeks. Elias has one clear advantage. […]
Baltimore Sun 15 hours ago

Orioles add pitching prospect Dillon Tate to 40-man roster to protect him from Rule 5 draft

Many of the Orioles' prizes from their July teardown trades were dealt by their prior clubs with this week in mind — when they'd have to be added to the 40-man roster to be protected from the Rule 5 draft. But only one remained to be added by Tuesday's deadline — right-hander Dillon Tate, the top...
Baltimore Sun 15 hours ago

Former Oriole Miguel Tejada on Hall of Fame ballot for first time

Former Orioles infielder Miguel Tejada is among those on the 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. He joins other former Orioles, including pitcher Mike Mussina (his sixth year; he received 63.5 percent of the vote last year) and outfielder Sammy Sosa (his seventh time; he received...
BaltimoreBaseball.com Nov 20, 2018

John and Louis Angelos demonstrate their way of running the Orioles

Monday’s introduction of Mike Elias as the Orioles’ new executive vice president and general manager was an opportunity to learn how the team’s new head of baseball operations will construct an organization. Perhaps more fascinating, it was a chance to see how John and Louis Angelos will run that organization. When their father, owner Peter […]
Baltimore Sun Nov 20, 2018

New Orioles GM Mike Elias keeping an open mind when it comes to managerial qualifications

New Orioles executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias said Monday that he would not rush to choose the next O’s manager, which is probably a good thing since he apparently is considering a wide array of candidates and isn’t set on a specific set of qualifications. He’s also got other...
Baltimore Sun Nov 19, 2018

Schmuck: With Elias, it sounds like the Orioles are entering a promising new era, but there are no guarantees

It all sounds so nice. New general manager Mike Elias and the Orioles have just entered the honeymoon period of his new career in charge of the franchise’s baseball operation. He’s got big ideas. They’ve got nowhere to go but up. It’s definitely the start of a new era for a team that lost its mojo...
BaltimoreBaseball.com Nov 19, 2018

Elias says Orioles can win again if they trust the process

BALTIMORE—The hiring of Mike Elias as the Orioles’ new Executive Vice President and General Manager is important for the team, and his Monday introduction served not only as his debut, but a demonstration that a new era for the team was here. The 35-year-old Elias, who was appropriately dressed in an orange tie, sate between […]
Baltimore Sun Nov 19, 2018

Possible candidates to be the Orioles' next manager

One of Mike Elias’s first moves as the Orioles’ new executive vice president and general manager will be to decide who the team’s field general of the future will be. Here are potential candidates to be the next Orioles manager. Mike Scioscia Having just split with the Los Angeles Angels after...
Baltimore Sun Nov 19, 2018

New Orioles GM Mike Elias' emphasis will be on building 'an elite player pipeline'

New Orioles general manager Mike Elias was introduced to the Baltimore media on Monday morning and proceeded to outline his vision for an O’s franchise that had gone from renaissance to rudderless over the past two years. The former Houston Astros assistant GM was officially named the new head...
BaltimoreBaseball.com Nov 19, 2018

The Mike Elias era with Orioles begins today

The Mike Elias era in Baltimore begins at 11 a.m. That’s when Elias will be introduced as the Orioles’ executive vice president and general manager. Elias, who will be the first person to carry the GM title since Frank Wren in 1999, has been promised “full autonomy.” That phrase delighted skeptical Orioles fans. Elias’ hiring […]
Baltimore Sun Nov 19, 2018

Four roster questions facing new Orioles general manager Mike Elias

Given his background as a scouting director and the meticulous planning that likely went into his candidacy and presentation for the Orioles general manager job he ultimately won, Mike Elias won't need the contrived and likely uneventful deadline that comes Tuesday night when rosters must be set...
Baltimore Sun Nov 17, 2018

'He was such a quick study': From the Ivies to the Orioles, new executive VP Mike Elias has passed every baseball test

Mike Elias' path to the Orioles' general manager job began in earnest in John Stuper's Yale University dugout, at a time when an Ivy League dugout was just starting to be viewed as the cradle for baseball minds that they’ve ultimately become. He had a feel for the game. He had the drive, and he...
Baltimore Sun Nov 17, 2018

Orioles, Nationals finish arguments in TV dispute rehearing

The Orioles and Washington Nationals finished their arguments in a two-day rehearing before a committee of baseball executives in their long-running dispute over television rights fees. They completed their presentations Friday before the Revenue Sharing Definitions Committee, which now includes...
WTOP Nov 16, 2018

Orioles, Nats finish arguments in TV dispute rehearing

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles finished their arguments in a two-day rehearing before a committee of baseball executives in their long-running dispute over television rights fees. They completed their presentations…
www.bostonherald.com Nov 16, 2018
Orioles hire Mike Elias from Astros as executive VP, GM

Orioles hire Mike Elias from Astros as executive VP, GM

BALTIMORE — Astros assistant general manager Mike Elias was hired Friday to rebuild the Baltimore Orioles, who traded many of their star players last season before finishing with the worst record in the majors.Elias will carry the title of executive vice president and general manager. He will oversee all baseball operations for the club and have full autonomy to build his staff and make decisions on all baseball matters, the Orioles said in a statement.Elias will be introduced at a news conference in Baltimore on Monday.The 35-year-old Elias comes to the Orioles after working as scouting...

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