Mike Elias

Orioles GM Mike Elias challenges young starters to ‘step up’: ‘That’s why we’re struggling’

When Mike Elias became the Orioles’ executive vice president and general manager in November 2018, he inherited a collection of upper-minor league starting pitchers from the previous front office. To this point, none have established themselves as major league fixtures. Monday, Elias challenged the members of that group still in major league camp — Keegan Akin, Mike Baumann, Dean Kremer, Zac ...
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Spring training to-do list for the Orioles’ Mike Elias

Officials for the players association and Major League Baseball met twice this week to discuss economic issues related to the Collective Bargaining Agreement. While a new agreement isn’t imminent, it looks closer than it did a week ago. MLB hasn’t set a deadline for when an agreement needs to...

Orioles General Manager and Executive Vice President Mike Elias Joins JSS!

The secret’s out! After announcing that WBAL/98Rock would be partnering up with the Baltimore Orioles once again for several seasons, the guys had on General Manager Mike Elias to discuss prospects for the future and how excited everyone is for the Orioles to get started up!
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Tuesday Bird Droppings: Happy birthday, Mike Elias

Good morning, Camden Chatters. Breaking news: the MLB lockout is still going on. Please go about your day as normal. But while you’re at it, you can wish a happy birthday to Orioles general manager Mike Elias, who turns 39 today. He’s entering his fourth year as a major league GM and has helped the O’s build the best farm system in baseball, so I’d say he’s accomplished quite a bit in his professional career before the age of 40. By comparison, I’m the same age as Elias and I, uh, write about him on the internet.