BALTIMORE (AP) — There might come a time when Brandon Hyde wakes up in the morning, grabs a newspaper and finds the Baltimore Orioles in the standings.
For now, the rookie manager simply can’t bear to look.
The rebuilding Orioles limped into the All-Star break with a major league-worst 27-62 record. During a particular brutal stretch in late June, Baltimore showed its youth and inexperience while losing 13 of 14 games — including blowouts of 12-3, 13-2, 16-2 and 13-3.
Asked at that point to present his goal for this season, Hyde replied, “I’ll be honest with you — I have no idea what our record is. I don’t even want to look at