Krivsky hired by Orioles as aide to MacPhail

BALTIMORE -- Longtime front office executive Wayne Krivsky joined the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday as special assistant to the president of baseball operations.

Krivsky, a former vice president and general manger for the Cincinnati Reds, will work under club president Andy MacPhail. His responsibilities will include scouting, contracts and other baseball administration duties.

The 54-year-old Krivsky previously served for nearly 27 seasons as an assistant or special assistant to general managers with Texas, Minnesota and the Mets. He spent the 2008 season as special assistant to Mets GM Omar Minaya.