Although Mychal Givens’ past four outings have ended in saves, three of them of at least four outs, Orioles manager Brandon Hyde has emphasized this week that Givens’ responsibility is not the ninth inning, but the game’s biggest outs.
Paul H. Hutchins Jr., a retired Baltimore Sun photographer who caught a leaping Brooks Robinson celebrating the Orioles' 1966 World Series sweep, died of heart failure Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 91 and lived in the Loch Raven Reservoir area north of Towson.
Friday, the Orioles began a nine-game homestand with a 3-10 record in Baltimore. Both manager Brandon Hyde and outfielder Trey Mancini pointed to this season’s slow start at Camden Yards as a case of a small sample size.