Talk about a change of pace.  Bob Nightengale of USA Today told 105.7 The Fan’s Jen Royle that current Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman is the front-runner to become the Orioles General Manager in 2012.

Bob Nightengale tells @1057thefan Yankees Brian Cashman is front-runner to be 2012 Orioles GM. As I described as well, “change of pace.”less than a minute ago via txt Favorite Retweet Reply

Cashman’s contract is set to expire at the season’s end.  He has spent the past 13 years as the Yankees GM and has been with the organization since 1986.