Zach Britton

With big decisions looming for Orioles, John and Louis Angelos assume larger roles in organization

With big decisions looming for Orioles, John and Louis Angelos assume larger roles in organization

During a five-year renaissance in which the Orioles won more regular-season games than any other American League team, criticism of the team’s ownership and speculation about the future of the franchise cooled considerably.

Few doubted that managing partner Peter Angelos still had the last word on major organizational decisions during that happy segment of the Buck Showalter-Dan Duquette era, but the front office was making enough of the right calls to temper the negative narrative that developed during the 14 straight losing seasons leading up to it.

That was then, of course. Now, the Orioles are in the middle of an awful start, the 88-year-old owner is battling health...

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