It's official, Dave Trembley has been relieved of his duties as manager of the Baltimore Orioles.
The team's press conference introducing Juan Samuel as the interim manager will take place at 2:30 p.m. EDT and be shown on MASN and orioles.com.
Here's a quick round-up of reporting so far. Links will be added as they become available.
- Baltimore Orioles fire manager Dave Trembley - baltimoresun.com
- Trembley fired by Orioles - USA Today
- Beleaguered Trembley fired as manager of Orioles- Associated Press via latimes.com
Baltimore Orioles fire Dave Trembley after 15-39 start - Full AP story via ESPN
"Samuel becomes Baltimore's sixth manager since 1997, the last time the team had a winning season. He follows Ray Miller, Mike Hargrove, Lee Mazzilli, Perlozzo and Trembley." Found that interesting.
- Next up on the O's hotseat: Andy MacPhail - baltimoresun.com
- Trembley dismissed; Samuel in as interim | orioles.com: News
Trembley firing isn't the answer - MLB News - FOX Sports on MSN
Ken Rosenthal gives his take on what needs to happen next.
- Orioles Insider: Live chat: Talk about Trembley's firing. We'd prefer you stay here, of course. :)
- O's Fire Manager Dave Trembley After Solidifying Themselves As Worst Team In Baseball | SBNation.com
- And now it's official (w/Trembley statement) - School of Roch - MASNsports.com
One man's take on Trembley's ouster - MASNsports.com
Steve Melewski gives his thoughts on what he'd like to hear out of Andy MacPhail this afternoon.
Trembley lived his dream but endured a nightmare - Peter Schmuck - baltimoresun.com
"If there was anything surprising about the team's decision to dismiss him upon his return from a winless road trip to Toronto and New York on Thursday night, it was that it took this long."
Britt's Bird Watch: Players around MLB talk Juan Samuel
The scoop on Samuel from some who have played for him. Good news, he managed the AA Binghamton Mets to a 70-69 mark in 2006!
Who should be the next Orioles' manager? - HardballTalk - Baseball - NBC Sports
"Juan Samuel has the job now, but you have to assume that he's truly just the interim guy. Based on my perusal of Orioles' blogs and stuff, O's fans seem to be begging for an experienced major league manager, and one would think that Andy MacPhail is thinking the same thing." Hmm, wonder where he read that....