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Source: Orioles have interviewed seven candidates in first phase of search to replace Dan Duquette

Source: Orioles have interviewed seven candidates in first phase of search to replace Dan Duquette

A month after dismissing executive vice president Dan Duquette and manager Buck Showalter following the worst season in franchise history, the Orioles' search for a new individual to lead their baseball operations department continues.

One of three organizations looking to fill that position this offseason, the Orioles see the pace of their pursuit — and scarcity of public information about it — as more similar to the San Francisco Giants' ongoing search than the one that led the New York Mets to hire agent Brodie Van Wagenen.

While the Giants have most of an infrastructure in place, the Orioles are trying to build an organization from almost scratch after over a dozen...

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