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Orioles' Brandon Hyde on Alcides Escobar: 'It's great to get him around our guys'

Orioles' Brandon Hyde on Alcides Escobar: 'It's great to get him around our guys'

Orioles manager Brandon Hyde finally got a look at Alcides Escobar on Wednesday as the veteran shortstop participated in his first full-team workout. But it was a conversation they had during Escobar's stretch that stood out to Hyde in terms of what the 32-year-old glove man can bring to the unsettled roster.

"He looks great,” Hyde said. “He's in great shape, and he's got over nine years service time and he's played on great teams in Kansas City, and those Kansas City teams, too, he was surrounded with awesome teammates, a great clubhouse. I know a lot of the guys that were on those teams. I was fortunate to be with Wade Davis and Ben Zobrist for parts of the last few years,...

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