The Orioles decided to do the expected and pick up manager Dave Trembley's option for 2009. They also added an option for 2010. It was done with the Orioles limping badly to the finish. It could have been done earlier, but now is fine. Trembley deserves a chance to try again next year (and maybe 2010). And now maybe he can manage with both eyes on the future and not one on the standings. The bottom line is that the streak of 10 consecutive losing seasons has little to do with the manager.
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