At first reaction, the announcement on Friday that the Baltimore Orioles have retained the services of manager Dave Trembley for the 2010 season seems like a head-scratcher.
After all, typically in professional sports the fate of a manager is judged by wins and losses, and in that area Trembley has failed miserably. Since Trembley became manager of the OÆs midway through the 2007 season he has posted a 169-244 record and the teamÆs winning percentage has declined each season.
But, managing the Baltimore Orioles the last couple years as the team looks to build for the long haul has not been your typical job.
ôWhen we embarked on this process, we made a commitment to our system to get as much young talent in there as we could,ö said team president Andy MacPhail. ô ...
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