2014 record: 85-77, 3rd place in NL Central
Manager: Terry Francona, 3rd season
Estimated 2015 payroll: $87 million
As of Sept. 1, the Orioles’ lead in the American League East stood at nine games. With such a good-sized margin heading into the final month of the season, they should be able to relax, right?
DeMarlo Hale interviewed for the Boston Red Sox manager’s job on Thursday. He’s unlikely to get it.