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Despite departures, Orioles' Buck Showalter hopes to keep 'same morale'
Despite departures, Orioles' Buck Showalter hopes to keep 'same morale'

With the sudden loss of three major pieces from a team that won the Orioles’ first division title in 17 years and advanced to the American League Championship Series, manager Buck Showalter realizes he has work to do to duplicate this past season’s success. In rebounding from the departures of outfielders Nick Markakis, Nelson Cruz and left-hander Andrew Miller in free agency, Showalter said Tuesday that recreating a strong morale will be his biggest challenge in 2015. “I don’t know about working harder, but I think that’s probably one of my biggest challenges between now and the time we open up,” Showalter said. “Not selling, but making sure our...

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