Thu, 25 Aug 2011 05:25:27 -0700
Former Baltimore Orioles SP Mike Flanagan, 59, was found dead outside his Monkton, Md., home. The former Cy Young award winner went 167-143 with a 3.90 ERA with Baltimore and the Toronto Blue Jays. He was a member of the 1983 World Champion Orioles team. KFFL sends its condolences to family and friends.
Sun, 13 Dec 2009 23:08:23 -0800
The Baltimore Sun reports the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network has had discussions with former Orioles pitcher and executive vice president Mike Flanagan and could talk to as many as 20 other candidates about their open color commentator position, MASN spokesman Todd Webster said Sunday, Dec. 13. Buck Martinez, who had broadcasted Orioles games for the past seven seasons, left MASN this week to become the play-by-play man for the Toronto Blue Jays on Rogers SportsNet.
Thu, 11 Oct 2007 23:51:27 -0700
The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Orioles executive vice president Mike Flanagan asked for and received permission from team president Andy MacPhail to stay behind when the team went south for organizational meetings in Florida. "Andy and I discussed it and I needed a little break," said Flanagan. "He said he'd welcome me there, but I was being honest with him. I was a little worn out."
Thu, 07 Jun 2007 19:52:09 -0700
Updating a previous item, the Associated Press' Dennis Waszak Jr. reports the Baltimore Orioles' No. 1 pick in the June draft, C Matt Wieters (Georgia Tech), is a 6-foot-5 catcher who can contribute both offensively and defensively. He hit .358 with 10 home runs and 59 RBI at Georgia Tech this season, and is also outstanding on defense. "I would say he was the best college hitter in the draft," said Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Mike Flanagan.
Thu, 07 Jun 2007 08:21:02 -0700
Bob Sherwin, of Orioles.MLB.com, reports Baltimore Orioles manager Sam Perlozzo spoke with general manager Mike Flanagan about what they can do to improve the bullpen, which has been overworked and underperforming thus far. It seems likely that they will promote from within the organization, or other possibilities include moving a starter to the bullpen or acquiring someone via trade.
Wed, 03 Jan 2007 23:19:35 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Baltimore Orioles and 3B/OF Aubrey Huff finalized a $20 million, three-year contract on Jan. 3. "We've added that the bat we were looking for all winter long," said Mike Flanagan, the Orioles executive vice president. "He's a legitimate middle-of-the-order hitter, and we really felt he was the best one on our board at this time. We're lucky to get him."
Thu, 10 Aug 2006 21:59:58 -0700
Updating an earlier item, the Associated Press reports Baltimore Orioles SS Miguel Tejada issued an apology Thursday, Aug. 10, for making what appeared to be an obscene gesture toward the stands in Toronto during the previous day's game. "I am sorry and hope people will accept that and know that is not the kind of person I am," said Tejada in a statement posted to the team's official web site. According to Orioles executive vice president for baseball operations Mike Flanagan, the matter is being handled internally.
Thu, 26 Jan 2006 00:29:32 -0800
The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Orioles team executives Jim Duquette and Mike Flanagan met with C Javy Lopez to assure Lopez he still had a role on the team even though the Orioles signed C Ramon Hernandez in the offseason. "We wanted to talk to him about his role," said Flanagan. "We spent a couple of hours talking to him about the club and where we are going. It was a very productive conversation."
Fri, 20 Jan 2006 01:06:35 -0800
The Baltimore Sun's Dan Connolly reports Baltimore Orioles team officials met with SS Miguel Tejada for four hours in the Dominican Republic on Jan. 19, in an effort to smooth over ruffled feathers. "It was a very good meeting. I can't give the specific details, but it was three to four hours of good baseball talk," Orioles executive vice president Mike Flanagan said. "He's anxious for spring training to come, and so are we."
Sun, 13 Nov 2005 12:17:31 -0800
Jeff Seidel, of Orioles.MLB.com, reports Baltimore Orioles will not bring back free agent OF Sammy Sosa next season. "At this point, we are heading in a different direction," executive vice president Mike Flanagan said.