History Under Dan Duquette Says Orioles Will Aggressively Look Abroad For Talent


By Rich Dubroff, PressBox

When Dan Duquette became the Baltimore Orioles' executive vice president of baseball operations six years ago, he vowed to improve the team's international scouting.

With Duquette attending the annual General Managers' Meetings in Orlando, Fla., early this week, he's bound to at least think about prospects who aren't from the most frequently scouted markets and possibly meet with agents representing those players.

Duquette has been aggressive in signing international players, with the acquisition of Wei-Yin Chen, a Taiwanese left-handed pitcher, in 2012 probably his best international free-agent signing.


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