O's promote Flanagan, reportedly to keep Perlozzo
BALTIMORE -- Mike Flanagan will replace Jim Beattie as the Baltimore Orioles' executive vice president for baseball operations, a move that puts the former Cy Young award winner in charge of ending the team's run of eight straight losing seasons.
The announcement was made Tuesday, one day after Orioles owner Peter Angelos dismissed Beattie as the team's executive vice president. Beattie has been offered a position to remain with the organization as a consultant.
Flanagan's promotion ...
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