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Shakeup for the Orioles

June 18, 2007


The Orioles fired manager Sam Perlozzo on Monday. Perlozzo had led the team to a 29-40 record. (Sabina Moran/PressBox)
It's Official: Perlozzo Fired
At a 1 p.m. press conference, Mike Flanagan announced that the Orioles have fired manager Sam Perlozzo. Bullpen coach Dave Trembley will serve as interim manager.  ( Full story)

Perlozzo Out, Trembley In For Interim
The Baltimore Sun is reporting that the Orioles are expected to fire Sam Perlozzo Monday morning, with bullpen coach Dave Trembley taking over as interim manager.  (Full story)

Bob Haynie on WNST told listeners Monday morning that sources had told him that Perlozzo was out and that bullpen coach Dave Trembley could be taking over as the team's interim manager. (Dave Trembley bio)

MacPhail In As COO
"High-ranking sources have told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney that Andy MacPhail has reached an agreement to be the club's chief operating officer..." (Full story from ESPN.com)

Orioles Courting Joe Girardi
"... and the Orioles also were arranging a meeting with Joe Girardi, furthering speculation that manager Sam Perlozzo is on his way out." (Full story from ESPN.com)

Other Notes:
- The Orioles' chief operating officer position has been open since Joe Foss announced that he was stepping down on May 2, 2007.  (Read more)

Updated June 18, 2007 at 1:21 p.m.

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