Although the Orioles are a week away from a visit to Chicago, the sight of the White Sox gives manager Brandon Hyde a sense of home.
A White Sox farmhand from 1997 to 2000, Hyde retains familiarity with the organization. He played for three of its major league coaches, Nick Capra, Daryl Boston and Curt Hasler, in the minors. He spent a season under current White Sox manager Rick Renteria as bench coach with the Cubs in 2014.
“This is a homecoming for me in a lot of ways,” Hyde said before the teams began a three-game series Monday night at Camden Yards. “There’s a lot of guys over there that have been really important to me and that I played for.