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Orioles hire Koby Perez as senior director of international scouting

Orioles hire Koby Perez as senior director of international scouting

The Orioles’ first piece of business in 2019 was one that new executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias has said was a priority since his arrival in November: bringing in someone to lead the club’s under-utilized international scouting operation.

On Wednesday, he tapped Cleveland Indians director of Latin American scouting Koby Perez to serve as senior director of international scouting, which Elias called the “first major step in improving our footing in Latin America.

“In Koby Perez, we have found the right person to spearhead...

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