2014 record: 83-79, 3rd place in AL East
Manager: John Gibbons, 8th season (2004-08, 2013-present)
2014 record: 73-89, 4th place in AL Central
Manager: Robin Ventura, 4th season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $117 million
Over the weekend, the biggest remaining outfielder on the free agent market cashed in, and he didn’t sign with the Orioles.
The Orioles will have to move on from Nelson Cruz.