SARASOTA, Fla. – Brady Anderson had such a successful first year as an executive, he’s gotten a promotion. Anderson, who had been the Orioles Special Assistant to Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Dan Duquette, is now the club’s Vice President of Baseball Operations.
Anderson who’s a daily presence in spring training and helps train players in California during the off-season advises Duquette and manager Buck Showalter on player moves.
Duquette also announced three other promotions. Ned Rice, who worked with Duquette’s predecessor, Andy MacPhail, has been bumped up from Assistant Director of Major League Operations to Director of Major League Administration. Rice is heavily involved in team contract negotiations.
Mike Snyder has moved up from Assistant Director of Scouting and Player Development to Assistant Director of Player Personnel.
Bill Wilkes is now Manager of Baseball Operations. He was Coordinator of Baseball Operations.
These promotions reflect the significant contributions and commitments Brady, Ned, Mike and Bill have already made to the Orioles organization," Duquette said. “They are valuable members of the baseball operations department, and I feel confident they will continue to excel in their new and expanded roles."
NOTES: The Orioles have added six position players for Wednesday and Thursday’s intrasquad games. Outfielders Glynn Davis, Brenden Webb and Johnny Ruettiger and infielders Buck Britton, Adrian Marin and Ty Kelly will be imported from minor league camp.