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Learning to lead: After growing up fast, Trey Mancini, Mychal Givens, Dylan Bundy help younger Orioles

Learning to lead: After growing up fast, Trey Mancini, Mychal Givens, Dylan Bundy help younger Orioles

Orioles left fielder Trey Mancini has spent two years and a month in the major leagues, which would only qualify him as a veteran on a team that is trying very hard not to have any.

Pitchers Mychal Givens and Dylan Bundy are in the same situation. Each has spent just three-plus seasons in the majors and carries himself like he has several more, but both also were cast into leadership roles ahead of schedule when the team cleared most of the older pitchers out of their bullpen last summer.

“It just seems like just the other day I was one of the younger guys with no time in, trying to learn every single step of the way what to do and how to become a pro, so now it’s kind of...

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