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Blue Jays' Tony LaCava turns down Orioles
Blue Jays' Tony LaCava turns down Orioles

Two days before baseball's free-agency period begins in earnest, the Orioles are still looking for a general manager. They thought they were close Tuesday, when they made an offer to Toronto Blue Jays assistant GM Tony LaCava, a 50-year-old baseball lifer who is known for having a keen eye for talent. But LaCava, who had interviewed twice in October with the club — including a sit-down with managing partner Peter Angelos on Monday — turned down the job, citing a desire to stay with a Blue Jays franchise that is considered by some as an up-and-comer. "This was about the Toronto Blue Jays more than it is anything about the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles were classy...