Orioles DH Trumbo to start season on injured list
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Mark Trumbo will start the season on the injured list.
The 33-year-old Trumbo, who led the major leagues with 47 home runs in 2016,...
Alex Cobb to start Baltimore Orioles’ opener at Yankees
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Cobb has been picked by new Baltimore manager Brandon Hyde to start the Orioles' opener on March 28 at the New York Yankees.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski finally made it to spring training with the Orioles after bouncing around the Baltimore organization since 2013.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Hyde's style is totally different from his Baltimore Orioles' predecessor.
Under Buck Showalter, who had managed the Orioles for more than eight seasons until...
Orioles manager Brandon Hyde says several positions open
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The sun wasn't shining on Brandon Hyde's first workout as Baltimore Orioles' manager.
Rain delayed the start of workouts Wednesday for about an hour. But eventually, 15 pitchers threw bullpens and the Orioles rolled out some new cameras to help the team evaluate them.
New Baltimore leadership hoping for better Orioles’ future
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — When pitchers and catchers reported to the Baltimore Orioles camp on Tuesday, they met a new administration.
There is a manager in the dugout other than Buck Showalter for the first time in nine years, and a new general manager replacing Dan Duquette, who spent seven years with the Orioles.
Orioles hire Long as hitting coach, Brocail for pitchers
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have hired Don Long as hitting coach and Doug Brocail as pitching coach under first-year manager Brandon Hyde.
Long spent the past five seasons as the hitting coach of the Cincinnati Reds.
Brocail was the Texas Rangers' pitching coach for the past three years. He was the Astros' pitching coach from June 2011 through 2013.
Cubs add Loretta, Tewksbury to coaching staff
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have hired former All-Star infielder Mark Loretta as their bench coach and pitcher Bob Tewksbury as mental skills coordinator.
Loretta replaces Brandon Hyde, who left to manage the Baltimore Orioles, after spending the past nine seasons in San Diego's front office. Loretta batted .295 over 15 seasons with Milwaukee, Houston, San Diego, Boston and the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was an All-Star with the Padres in 2004 and Red Sox in 2006.
‘Up and coming star’ Hyde settles in as Orioles manager
BALTIMORE (AP) — Sitting side by side in the auxiliary clubhouse at Camden Yards, Orioles general manager Mike Elias and new manager Brandon Hyde spoke excitedly Monday about working together to mold the struggling franchise into a winner again.
Hired last month to oversee a massive rebuilding project, Elias immediately set out to find a manager that could develop young, inexperienced players into solid major leaguers.
Orioles hire Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde as new manager
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles hired Brandon Hyde to be their new manager Friday, hoping his experience as Cubs bench coach will help the team move forward while in rebuilding mode.
Hyde takes over for Buck Showalter, who was fired after Baltimore finished 47-115 — the worst record in the majors. This will be Hyde's first stint as a major league manager.
McCutchen on the move, other deals percolate at meetings
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew McCutchen moving into Philadelphia's outfield, more talk about a megadeal involving Noah Syndergaard and J.T. Realmuto and veteran pitcher Ivan Nova on the go.
The winter meetings picked up a bit Tuesday, but any big deals for the likes of Corey Kluber, Manny Machado and Bryce Harper remained on deck.
AP sources: Rangers do 1st 3 interviews in manager search
The Texas Rangers have done their first interviews in the search to replace fired manager Jeff Banister.
According to people familiar with the details, the Rangers on Thursday interviewed Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde in Arlington, and did a phone interview with Astros bench coach Joe Espada because Houston is preparing for the start of the ALCS against Boston. The team is making no public comments about candidates being interviewed.
Cubs’ Will Venable leaves front office to be 1st base coach
CHICAGO (AP) — Will Venable is leaving the Chicago Cubs front office to be their first base coach.
The former major league outfielder was hired last summer as a special assistant to president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer.
The 35-year-old Venable replaces Brandon Hyde, who has been promoted to bench coach for manager Joe Maddon.
Cubs hire Hickey as pitching coach, Hyde now bench coach
CHICAGO (AP) — The Cubs have hired Jim Hickey as their pitching coach and moved Brandon Hyde to bench coach.
Hickey spent 11 years as Tampa Bay's pitching coach before a split with the Rays at the end of the season. He is reuniting with his old boss Joe Maddon in Chicago and replacing Chris Bosio, whose contract was not renewed.