(photo credit: The Baltimore Sun)
Two months into his disastrous third season as manager of the Orioles, Dave Trembley is out. Andy MacPhail met with Trembley late yesterday, and the official announcement will be this morning. With Trembley out, the O's will hand the reins over to 3rd Base coach Juan Samuel as the new interim manager. Gary Allenson, currently the manager for the Triple-A Norfolk Tide will move up to coach 3rd Base.
Trembley has had to manage a team during a major rebuilding process, and unfortunately for him, he gets the brunt when things don't go right.
The O's are currently 15-39, off to their worst start since 1988. They have the worst record in baseball in 2010, and are 21 games out of first place in the AL East as of June 4th.
Will Samuel be able to bring a spark to the Orioles lineup? Who knows, but for the sake of the team something needs to light their fire. At least one thing is for certain, Dave Trembley gets to wake up from this nightmare.