3:53 PM EST, Wed November 21, 2018
BaltimoreBaseball.com 4 hours ago

As expected, new Orioles Executive Vice President and General Manager Mike Elias’ first move was to add longtime aide Sig Megdal to head the team’s analytics department. Megdal, who worked with Elias in Houston will have the title, Assistant General Manag

As expected, new Orioles Executive Vice President and General Manager Mike Elias’ first move was to add longtime aide Sig Megdal to head the team’s analytics department. Megdal, who worked with Elias in Houston will have the title, Assistant General Manager, Analytics. He replaces Sarah Gelles, who left the Orioles to join the Astros. According […]
Baltimore Sun 4 hours ago

New Orioles GM Mike Elias brings former Astros analytics chief Sig Mejdal along to Baltimore

An Orioles analytics department that was previously marginalized at best and neglected at worst will come under new leadership that will vastly change that. New executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias, who was hired last week from his post as assistant general manager of the Houston...
BaltimoreBaseball.com 8 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 21 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 22 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...