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Schmuck: Serenity now: Mike Elias and Brandon Hyde intend to bring a new era of front office harmony to Orioles

Schmuck: Serenity now: Mike Elias and Brandon Hyde intend to bring a new era of front office harmony to Orioles

It will be quite a while before it will be possible to gauge the success of the new braintrust that hopes to shepherd the Orioles franchise to a brighter future, but at least there will be peace in our time.

The honeymoon period for new executive vice president of baseball operations Mike Elias and newly introduced manager Brandon Hyde figures to be a long one, since everyone seems to understand that turning last year’s 115-loss team back into a consistent winner will require a lot of time and patience.

So, for the next few years at least, you probably won’t be reading anonymously sourced tweets about friction in the front office. There will be no unconfirmed reports that...

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