SARASOTA, Fla. - The Orioles announced the following promotions to their baseball operations staff, including one involving former center fielder Brady Anderson, a member of the team's Hall of Fame:
Anderson, previously the team's special assistant to the executive vice president of baseball operations, is now the club's vice president of baseball operations.
Ned Rice, previously assistant director of major league operations, is now director of major league administration.
Mike Snyder, formerly assistant director of scouting and player development, is now assistant director of player personnel.
Bill Wilkes, formerly coordinator of baseball operations, is now manager of baseball operations.
"These promotions reflect the significant contributions and commitments Brady, Ned, Mike and Bill have already made to the Orioles organization," Dan Duquette, executive vice president of baseball operations, said in a statement. "They are valuable members of the baseball operations department, and I feel confident they will continue to excel in their new and expanded roles."
Also, the Orioles will bring up outfielders Glynn Davis, Brenden Webb and Johnny Ruettiger, and infielders Buck Britton, Adrian Marin and Ty Kelly for intrasquad games on Wednesday and Thursday.