For Showalter, it's all about the details

Orioles' new manager has a keen eye for the game, and will bring great passion to job

Originally Published: July 30, 2010
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

Thursday was a bad day at ESPN, especially at the baseball pod. We lost one of our best guys, one of our brightest guys, one of our funniest guys. But our loss will be an enormous gain for the Baltimore Orioles. They get a new manager, Buck Showalter, and starting Aug. 3 at Camden Yards against the Los Angeles Angels, everything in Baltimore will change for the better.

The Orioles are getting the most prepared manager I've ever met in 30 years of covering baseball. I remember walking into ...

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