After 52 years in professional baseball and 12 in the Orioles organization, Orlando Gomez is retiring.
Gomez, 70, managed the Rookie-level Gulf Coast Orioles in 2016 and also has managed the High-A Frederick Keys, the Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds and Rookie-level Bluefield Orioles. He had 278 wins as Keys manager, a franchise record.
Gomez was a minor league catcher for 13 years in the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics systems, then spent 39 years as a manager, coach and scout, including major league coaching stints with the Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays.
His son-in-law Jose Hernandez...