Jeremy Guthrie

Schmuck: Hyde's no-hit hook of Orioles' Hess was going to happen eventually

Schmuck: Hyde's no-hit hook of Orioles' Hess was going to happen eventually

Nobody wanted to see Orioles right-hander David Hess walk off the mound with one out and the Orioles up 6-0 over the Toronto Blue Jays in the seventh inning. He was working on a no-hit bid and he was pitching so efficiently that he probably could have stayed out there longer.

That’s probably why manager Brandon Hyde went out and got him when his pitch count was only at 82. Imagine the negative fan reaction if Hyde had to go out there with two outs in the eighth and pull the young pitcher when he hit the 100-pitch limit.

The Orioles are four games into the season and Hess is showing signs of being one of their top pitchers, thanks in part to the...

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