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The Orioles could announce next executive soon. Here's what we know about the candidates.

With the Orioles' executive search stretching into mid-November after the Oct. 3 dismissals of executive vice president Dan Duquette and manager Buck Showalter, the list of candidates continues to take shape both publicly and privately.

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Maryland Stadium Authority moves closer to Wi-Fi at Camden Yards

The Maryland Stadium Authority has taken a step toward adding Wi-Fi at Camden Yards — one of the last major league stadiums without public Internet service.

The authority said Friday that its board of directors approved a letter of intent to begin a 90-day negotiation with Verizon to add Wi-Fi and a distributed antenna system, known as DAS, that enhances wireless reception.

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In letter to fans, former Orioles manager Buck Showalter describes what he loves, misses about Baltimore

Former Orioles manager Buck Showalter wrote a letter to the fans Friday outlining all he loved and would miss about Baltimore, five weeks after he was dismissed with his contract expiring and two weeks after returning to the city to host his annual charity walk at Camden Yards.

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As baseball powers focus on competitive balance tax, Orioles payroll puts them on opposite end of spectrum

Since the end of the World Series late last month, baseball's biggest teams have been outlining their plans for the offseason in relation to the league's competitive balance tax.

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Rebuild offers Orioles opportunities to sign higher caliber of minor league free agents this winter

Every year, whether intentionally or not, minor league free agents end up being a big part of the Orioles' plans. Whether it's the major league veterans they bring in on spring training invites or the breakout minor league depth pieces that fill in the gaps of their farm system and make the affiliates more competitive, these names end up playing a sizable role in what they do.

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With Giants hiring Farhan Zaidi, Orioles have only top executive vacancy remaining

The San Francisco Giants handing Farhan Zaidi, their rival Los Angeles Dodgers' No. 2, a promotion and naming him president of baseball operations Tuesday at baseball's general managers meetings in California leaves the Orioles with the only top executive vacancy in the game.

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