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New Orioles manager Brandon Hyde, GM Mike Elias see similarities of rebuilds in Chicago, Houston

New Orioles manager Brandon Hyde, GM Mike Elias see similarities of rebuilds in Chicago, Houston

One of the main selling points for the new Orioles front office has been that executive vice president and general manager Mike Elias and assistant general manager Sig Mejdal have seen a challenge on the scale of Baltimore’s before, and came out of it with a 2017 World Series ring with the Houston Astros.

The only other team to execute that on a similar scale recently is the Chicago Cubs, and new Orioles manager Brandon Hyde spearheaded their player development operation early before joining the major league coaching staff through a rebuild that netted the 2016 World Series title.

Elias said Monday that such shared experience wasn't initially something he sought in a field...

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