As the Iron Man and Woman of Orioles' Opening Day, we are hoping to throw out the first pitch when we hit 50 years of annual attendance and take a victory lap around the stadium. Then we’ll come back for 51, and hope some good seats come our way.
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said his conversations with new shortstop Alcides Escobar have him excited to get the veteran infielder who won the World Series with the Kansas City Royals around his young ballclub and in the clubhouse.
What's proved to be a year of seismic changes for the Orioles on and off the field still packed in plenty of actual baseball over the required 162 games, even if it might have been nice for them to mercifully end by about halfway through.
Brandon Hyde will be the new manager of the Baltimore Orioles. Hyde, who was hired away from the Chicago Cubs after spending 2018 as their bench coach and five years on their major league coaching staff, was selected from a group of six candidates.
As multiple media outlets reported the Orioles had selected Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde to be their next manager Tuesday night, new general manager Mike Elias denied that a hire had been made.
Reds manager David Bell said his brother, Orioles managerial candidate Mike Bell, 'would do great, given the opportunity' if new executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias chose him to replace Buck Showalter.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter led the Orioles to success as part of a wave taking over the game that emphasize bullpen usage and defense. That the rest of the league caught up and passed them on that front doesn't take away from the success it brought.