Here is the Orioles statement on Andy MacPhail:
The Orioles today announced that Andy MacPhail has elected not to return as President of Baseball Operations for the 2012 season.
“On behalf of the Orioles organization, I thank Andy for his service to the club over the last four and a half seasons,” said Orioles Managing Partner Peter Angelos. “Andy’s knowledge and experience have helped lay the groundwork for our future success. I hold Andy in the highest regard and thank him for his commitment and dedication to the Orioles.
“And on a personal level, Andy is a dear friend. He will be greatly missed, and I wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors.”