The Orioles hope to have a new pitching coach sometime this week, perhaps even later today.
If the Orioles want to hire Carl Willis as their pitching coach, they may have competition from the Chicago Cubs.
The Orioles are nearing the end of the search for a successor to Rick Adair.
Jonathan Schoop isn’t off to a strong start in the Arizona Fall League. In his first eight games for the Surprise Saguaros, Schoop, who turned 22 on Oct. 16, is just 4-for-32.
Of the four reported outside candidates for Orioles pitching coach, the one who’s most familiar to Buck Showalter is Texas Rangers bullpen coach Andy Hawkins.