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Orioles new GM Elias begins rebuild of worst team in majors

Nov. 19, 2018 3:07 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — New Orioles general manager Mike Elias spoke excitedly Monday about rebuilding the worst team in the majors by drafting wisely, stocking the farm system and delving deep into the International market. After finishing 47-115 this year, the Orioles essentially will start from scratch under...

Orioles hire Mike Elias from Astros as executive VP, GM

Nov. 16, 2018 3:02 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Astros assistant general manager Mike Elias was hired Friday to rebuild the Baltimore Orioles, who traded many of their star players last season before finishing with the worst record in the majors. Elias will carry the title of executive vice president and general manager. He will...

Woodward hired as Rangers manager after 3 years with Dodgers

Nov. 3, 2018 3:02 PM EDT

Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward was hired as manager of the Texas Rangers on Saturday, six weeks after Jeff Banister was fired. He received a three-year contract with a club option for 2022. He will be introduced at a news conference Monday. Woodward inherits a team that went 67-95 and...

AP sources: Rangers interview Wakamatsu in manager search

Oct. 16, 2018 7:38 PM EDT

Rangers bench coach Don Wakamatsu has interviewed for the vacant Texas manager's spot that he filled in an interim role for the final 10 games of the season. According to people familiar with the details, the Rangers interviewed Wakamatsu and Philadelphia Phillies third base coach Dusty Wathan on Tuesday in...