Mike Flanagan is attending his first major league general managers meeting as the unquestioned leader of the newly restructured Orioles front office, so inquiring minds are probably wondering the same thing that crossed my mind when I ran into him yesterday under a palm tree at the Hyatt Grand Champions Resort:
Is it good to be the king?Well, I didn't exactly ask the question that way, but I did ask him if it felt different to be at the GM meetings as the executive VP of baseball operations instead of just the VP of baseball operations.
"I guess the short answer is, yes," he said. "It has been good."
I can't stress enough that we were standing under...