Tommy Lasorda

Q&A with Dan Duquette

Q&A with Dan Duquette

Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette peers out his B&O Warehouse office window, which has to have one of the best views in baseball — down into the right-field flag court of Camden Yards and the seating bowl.

He marvels at how perfectly green the grass on the field is — seemingly ready for Opening Day — especially considering this has been the coldest week of winter in Baltimore.

It's almost two months to the day that Duquette was introduced as the Orioles’ new front office chief and reintroduced to major league baseball after nine years away.

In the past week, he has been concentrating on the club's international scouting...