Orioles moving on from Showalter, Duquette – MLB.com

BALTIMORE — The Orioles are headed in a new direction, as the club officially announced on Wednesday night that neither manager Buck Showalter nor executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette will continue with the organization. The contracts for both men conclude at the end of the month.

In a release, the club also announced plans to hire an executive from outside the organization to replace Duquette. In the interim, director of player development Brian Graham will oversee baseball operations. Graham, vice president of baseball operations Brady Anderson and director of scouting Gary Rajsich currently remain under contract with the club.

BALTIMORE — The Orioles are headed in a new direction, as the club officially announced on Wednesday night that neither manager Buck Showalter nor executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette will continue with the organization. The contracts for both men conclude at the end of the month.

In a release, the club also announced plans to hire an executive from outside the organization to replace Duquette. In the interim, director of player development Brian Graham will oversee baseball operations. Graham, vice president of baseball operations Brady Anderson and director of scouting Gary Rajsich currently remain under contract with the club.

The partnership of Duquette and Showalter, while often a rocky one, brought the Orioles three postseason trips over a five-year stretch. But things soured quickly after 2016’s American League Wild Card loss, and the O’s went 47-115 this year, the worst mark in club history.

Showalter arrived first, taking the helm in August of 2010 after the team fired Dave Trembley and promoted Juan Samuel to interim manager. Duquette was hired to replace Andy MacPhail in November of 2011 after nine years away from the game. The new duo led Baltimore to its first

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