In Rob Manfred’s first day as baseball commissioner, he decided to be daring and said that he’d be open to eliminating defensive shifts in baseball.
Six weeks ago after the Orioles season ended, manager Buck Showalter lauded his coaching staff, saying it was the best staff he had ever had.
The Orioles still haven’t finalized their 2013 coaching staff. It appears that they may have an opening.
The 2013 Orioles coaching staff is probably going to be identical to the 2012 one. The only detail holding up an announcement is whether DeMarlo Hale gets a managing job.