Orioles expected to name former Astros No. 2 Mike Elias as new GM

November 14, 2018 | WNST Staff

In a late night move that will shape the future of the Baltimore Orioles, several news outlets in Houston are reporting that former Houston Astros player development and scouting boss Mike Elias will be named the new general manager of the Birds this week.

Elias was instrumental in six drafts that preceded the Astros’ World Series run of 2017 and is widely regarded as a top baseball mind.

WNST will be chatting with many folks with insights on Elias in the coming weeks as the Orioles try to turnaround a season with 115 losses.