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

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.

Wednesday marks five weeks since the Orioles' search began to find a leader of the baseball side to replace executive vice president Dan Duquette, and to replace manager Buck Showalter. Now that they're the only team with vacancies in either spot, whichever portion of the baseball world isn't focused on the pending free agencies of the likes of Manny Machado and Bryce Harper will look with an eye toward the...

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