Cubs coach officially named Orioles manager
|Friday, December 14, 2018, 4:46 PM- -|
The Chicago Cubs have another vacancy to fill in their coaching ranks.
Bench coach Brandon Hyde was officially named the new Orioles manager on Friday and his introductory press conference is set for Monday at 12 p.m. ET.
"After conducting an intensive search, I believe that we have found the ideal leader for the next era of Orioles baseball," general manager Mike Elias said in a statement. "Brandon's deep background in player development and Major League coaching, most recently helping to shape the Cubs into World Champions, has thoroughly prepared him for this job and distinguished him throughout our interview process. I look forward to introducing him to our fans next week and to working together with him to build the next great Orioles team."
Hyde had been with the Cubs from 2014-2018 partially as a first base coach and a bench coach.
The Cubs official Twitter account posted the following congratulatory message:
Stay tuned as it will be interesting to see who fills the vacant position.