Stories and videos from the Orioles' offseason efforts to remake the team for future success.

Three Orioles prospects ranked in top 100 by Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus

Three Orioles prospects rate in the top-100 on the national lists put out Wednesday by Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus.

Orioles announce coaching staff featuring Doug Brocail as pitching coach, Don Long as hitting coach

The Orioles announced Wednesday that their coaching staff under manager Brandon Hyde will include Tim Cossins, Doug Brocail, Don Long, Arnie Beyeler, José Flores, José Hernández, Howie Clark, and John Wasdin.

Catching up on the Orioles' offseason now that the Ravens are finished

With the Ravens' run ending suddenly Sunday in the playoffs, a look at what the Orioles have been up to in a transformational offseason for the entire franchise.

Hires coming slowly, but Mike Elias says Orioles front office has 'full capabilities to operate'

Despite a litany of dismissals last year both before and after his arrival, new Orioles GM Mike Elias said the club is essentially fully operational with less than six weeks to go before spring training.

New Orioles international scouting director Koby Perez sees ways for team to get up to speed

New Orioles senior director of international scouting Koby Perez sees plenty of ways for the Orioles to catch up in Latin America, an area they've lagged in for the entire decade.

Orioles hire Koby Perez as senior director of international scouting

The Orioles named Koby Perez their senior director of international scouting Wednesday, adding a head to a department new general manager Mike Elias hopes will be an area of growth for the Orioles.

New Orioles manager Brandon Hyde, GM Mike Elias see similarities of rebuilds in Chicago, Houston

Aside from the Astros, the only other team to execute a similar rebuilt recently is the Chicago Cubs, and new Orioles manager Brandon Hyde spearheaded their player development operation early before joining the major league coaching staff through a rebuild that netted the 2016 World Series title.

Schmuck: Serenity now: Mike Elias and Brandon Hyde intend to bring a new era of front office harmony to Orioles

New Orioles manager Brandon Hyde was introduced to the media Monday and said he and the front office intend to work closely together on the Orioles' long-term rebuilding project.

How the Orioles landed 'up-and-coming star' Brandon Hyde as new manager

Orioles manager Brandon Hyde was the first name Mike Elias heard on his first managerial research call, a process that ended with Hyde introduced as the Orioles' 20th manager Monday.

New Orioles manager Brandon Hyde: 'I have so much respect for Buck Showalter'

New Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said he comes to Baltimore with a healthy admiration for the Orioles' past, and that includes his predecessor, manager Buck Showalter.

New Orioles manager Brandon Hyde introduced

New Orioles manager Brandon Hyde was introduced Monday, Dec. 17, at a news conference at Camden Yards.

Winter meetings tech expo provides glimpse into Orioles' data-driven future

Just beside the sprawling media work room where hundreds of writers tapped out the day's news at this past week's baseball winter meetings in Las Vegas, baseball executives across a makeshift hallway had an eye on writing the game's future.

'We're going to get up to speed as quickly as possible': Q&A with new Orioles GM Mike Elias

In an interview with The Baltimore Sun this past week, new Orioles executive Mike Elias addressed some of his hopes for the organization in the context of analytics, his baseball background and more.

'A great communicator': Former colleagues see bright future for reported Orioles manager Brandon Hyde

"The way he prepares, the way he sees the game, he seems to be two steps ahead of the next guy across the way in the other dugout," pitching coach Reid Cornelius said of his former boss, reported Orioles manager Brandon Hyde.

Orioles GM Mike Elias says club is 'getting closer to a hire every day' of new manager

Orioles general manager Mike Elias didn’t confirm the reported hire of Brandon Hyde, but spoke much more hopefully of an imminent conclusion to the managerial search.

Joe Maddon's advice to reported Orioles manager Brandon Hyde: 'You've got to build relationships from the ground up'

Joe Maddon's first job with the Tampa Bay Rays was in similar circumstances that reported Orioles manager Brandon Hyde will find himself in.

What to expect as new Orioles leadership prepares to hire manager, fill out coaching staff

Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch on Tuesday laid out the type of relationship the new Orioles front office of executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias and assistant general manager Sig Mejdal could have with their new manager.

Brandon Hyde reportedly picked to be Orioles' new manager; GM Mike Elias says reports 'premature'

As multiple media outlets reported the Orioles had selected Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde to be their next manager Tuesday night, new general manager Mike Elias denied that a hire had been made.

Schmuck: Whether or not Brandon Hyde is the next Orioles manager, he certainly looks the part

There are reports that Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde will be the Orioles' new manager. If so, he's got his work cut out for him.

Who is Brandon Hyde? Get to know the Orioles' new manager and what they're saying about him

The Orioles officially named Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde the 20th manager in club history late Friday afternoon. Here's everything you need to know.

Orioles minor league affiliates poised to benefit from club's rebuilding efforts

Orioles minor league teams are feeling hope for the future, delivered in the form of new executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias' comments at the organization's affiliate dinner Monday night.

Amid front-office turnover, Orioles GM Mike Elias touts 'among the best track records' in scouting, development

New Orioles executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias touted the scouting and player development background that he and new assistant general manager Sig Mejdal bring to Baltimore from Houston as why the Orioles didn't keep those department heads to aid the transition.

Orioles GM Mike Elias: Brady Anderson's institutional knowledge as player, executive 'very valuable to me'

New Orioles executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias said he's still trying to determine the best role for vice president Brady Anderson, though he noted Anderson is one of several employees he's worked well with since taking the Orioles' top job last month.

Orioles 'pretty far along' in managerial search as Mike Elias' first winter meetings take on unique face

Orioles manager Mike Elias said the Orioles are "pretty far along" in their search to replace Buck Showalter as manager, though he didn't expect one to be named imminently.

Orioles claim infielder Rio Ruiz off waivers from Braves; Ryan Meisinger lost on waivers to Cardinals

The Orioles claimed infielder Rio Ruiz, a one-time Houston Astros farmhand, off waivers from the Atlanta Braves on Monday as baseball's winter meetings began in Las Vegas.

Reds manager David Bell on his brother Mike, a reported Orioles managerial candidate: 'He would do great'

Reds manager David Bell said his brother, Orioles managerial candidate Mike Bell, 'would do great, given the opportunity' if new executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias chose him to replace Buck Showalter.

Catching up to the modern game: Orioles put focus on analytics as they aim to rebuild organization

Today, analytics are a necessary, day-to-day part of the modern game of baseball, one that has driven championship-winning franchises such as the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros — and an area in which the Orioles have lagged.

Gary Rajsich not returning as Orioles amateur scouting director; Chris Holt hired as pitching coordinator from Astros

Orioles scouting director Gary Rajsich won't return for 2019 under new general manager Mike Elias.

Astros' top prospect list provides glimpse of what Orioles system could look like under Mike Elias

The international flavor on the Astros' top prospect list gives hope that new Orioles general manager Mike Elias could build a similarly diverse and talented system in Baltimore.

Schmuck: With Elias, it sounds like the Orioles are entering a promising new era, but there are no guarantees

New general manager Mike Elias said all the right things and has all the right credentials to remake the Orioles in the image of a modern baseball organization like the Houston Astros, but the road is going to be long and there are no guarantees.

Possible candidates to be the Orioles' next manager

With the Orioles parting ways with longtime manager Buck Showalter, the organization must decide who its field general of the future will be.

New Orioles GM Mike Elias' emphasis will be on building 'an elite talent pipeline'

The Orioles introduced their new general manager, Mike Elias, on Monday. Elias emphasized that "the plan is simple. We're going to build an elite talent pipeline."

New Orioles GM Mike Elias introduced

Mike Elias, the Orioles' new executive vice president and general manager, was introduced Monday, Nov. 19, at a news conference at Camden Yards.

Four roster questions facing new Orioles general manager Mike Elias

Here are some of the roster-related discussions new Orioles GM Mike Elias will be having with the holdover Orioles staff in the front office.

Who could new Orioles general manager Mike Elias bring along with him to Baltimore?

The Houston Astros rebuild that Mike Elias was a part of worked partly because of the continuity in personnel their general manager, Jeff Luhnow, brought from the Cardinals. Who from Houston could help replicate that for Elias in Baltimore?

'He was such a quick study': From the Ivies to the Orioles, new executive VP Mike Elias has passed every baseball test

Mike Elias has impressed his mentors and colleagues during his rapid rise from Yale to his new job as executive vice president of the Orioles.

What they're saying about new Orioles general manager Mike Elias

The Orioles named Mike Elias the team's new general manager. Here's what people are saying.

Orioles add pitching prospect Dillon Tate to 40-man roster to protect him from Rule 5 draft

Many of the Orioles' prizes from their July teardown trades were dealt by their prior clubs with this week in mind — when they'd have to be added to the 40-man roster to be protected from the Rule 5 draft. But only one remained to be added by Tuesday's deadline — right-hander Dillon Tate.

New Orioles GM Mike Elias brings former Astros analytics chief Sig Mejdal along to Baltimore

The Orioles announced Wednesday morning that Sig Mejdal will be the team’s assistant general manager, analytics.

Orioles make it official: Astros' Mike Elias named general manager, executive VP

Mike Elias, who played a major role in the Houston Astros’ rebuild that culminated in a 2017 World Series title, will get the chance to replicate that as the Orioles’ next general manager.

Comparing new Orioles general manager Mike Elias to predecessor Dan Duquette

From their playing days in college to their success in MLB, here's how Mike Elias and Dan Duquette stack up to each other.

Under new leadership, Orioles have blueprints to follow in Houston, Milwaukee

New Orioles executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias has blueprints to follow to rebuild the team, both from his boss in Houston and his former Astros colleague.

Reports: Orioles to hire Astros’ Mike Elias as next head of baseball operations

Who is Mike Elias? Here's some background on the Astros assistant general manager's path through baseball.

Astros draft picks during Mike Elias' tenure in Houston

With the hire of Mike Elias as their new top executive, the Orioles appear to have positioned themselves well for a rebuild. Elias, who has held the scouting director and assistant general manager posts with the Astros, has gone through a similar situation in Houston. Read more >> 

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