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  • Former Orioles president Andy MacPhail is happy for team, 'sad I'm not part of the special season'

    Former Orioles president Andy MacPhail is happy for team, 'sad I'm not part of the special season'
    Before former club president Andy MacPhail discusses how he personally feels about the Orioles' playoff run this season, a year after he stepped down from his post, he rattles off a checklist. "First and foremost," he said, "there are just a lot of...
  • Time with the MacPhails

    Time with the MacPhails
    When Andy MacPhail wrestled with the idea of walking away from the Orioles as club president last fall, one of the primary factors in ultimately making the decision was the chance to spend more time with his elderly father. Lee MacPhail Jr., the Hall...
  • Lee MacPhail, former Orioles general manager, dies at 95

    Lee MacPhail, a Hall of Fame baseball executive who served as the Orioles' general manager from 1959 to 1965, died Thursday evening at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 95. Mr. MacPhail, who was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1998, represented the...
  • Orioles look to bolster amateur scouting with second national crosschecker

    Orioles look to bolster amateur scouting with second national crosschecker
    The Orioles are looking to further bolster their amateur scouting department by adding a second national crosschecker, and they are focusing on a candidate that has strong ties to the organization and executive vice president Dan Duquette. The Orioles...
  • Looking back: Rocky Colavito hit 4 homers against Orioles in 1959

    Looking back: Rocky Colavito hit 4 homers against Orioles in 1959
    Before the Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton did it Tuesday night, the Cleveland Indians' Rocky Colavito was the only player to hit four home runs in a game against the Orioles. Colavito went deep four times at Memorial Stadium on June 10, 1959. Here's a story...
  • Dave Boswell, major league pitcher

    Dave Boswell, major league pitcher
    Dave Boswell, a former Minnesota Twins pitcher who led the American League in winning percentage in 1966 and ended his career with the Orioles, died of a heart attack Monday at his Joppatowne home. He was 67. Born in Baltimore, he was a 1963 graduate...
  • Duquette announces several moves to remake Orioles' front office

    Duquette announces several moves to remake Orioles' front office
    New Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette has begun the reconstruction of his front office, announcing the hiring of a new amateur scouting director Monday while re-assigning pro scouting director Lee MacPhail IV, one of the top lieutenants in the...
  • Orioles make sweeping changes to scouting department

    Orioles make sweeping changes to scouting department
    The Orioles have had a major shakeup in their scouting department, hiring a new national crosschecker while dissolving most of their pro scouting section. Instead of having a professional scouting department, as most organizations do, Orioles executive...
  • Orioles uproot scouting department, add economic adviser

    Orioles uproot scouting department, add economic adviser
    New Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette's vision for the organization is coming into clearer focus, with news of a de-emphasis on physical scouting at the professional level, more resources poured into amateur scouting and the hiring of a Loyola...
  • Orioles will have two more scouts on pro assignments

    Orioles will have two more scouts on pro assignments
    A couple of months after moving its pro scouting department under one umbrella that would focus primarily on amateur scouting, the Orioles have decided to put a little more emphasis on monitoring the minor leagues. The change is based more on logistics...
  • Josh Bell hopes for a longer stay on Orioles roster

    Josh Bell hopes for a longer stay on Orioles roster
    Josh Bell's last major-league call-up was so quick he couldn't even pour a cup of coffee. He was in Baltimore on Monday, pinch-hit, singled and scored a run against the Boston Red Sox, and then returned to Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday. The 24-year-old...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. reaffirms interest in joining Orioles organization

    Cal Ripken Jr. reaffirms interest in joining Orioles organization
    Hall of Fame former Oriole Cal Ripken Jr. acknowledged again Tuesday having an "itch to come back to the big league scene" now that his son is closer to heading off to college. Ryan Ripken will start his senior year at Gilman next month. Asked whether...