Archive for February 9th, 2011

I propose we call him Andy MacWin

Despite the consecutive streak of losing seasons reaching 13 during his tenure, I think Andy MacPhail is doing an excellent job as the Orioles president of baseball operations. While I would acknowledge that the beginning of last season was one of the most painful in team history, and that his efforts have yet to translate into more wins, I see those facts as evidence of just how profoundly dysfunctional the system that he inherited was, rather than an indictment of his ability to evaluate or acquire talent.

I’ll try to explain.

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