Who is Brandon Hyde?

Brandon Michael Hyde is a well-known American professional baseball manager for the Baltimore Orioles of Major League Baseball (MLB). He had previously served as the bench coach, director of player development, and first base coach for the Chicago Cubs. As well as a bench coach and interim manager for the Florida Marlins.

Brandon Hyde Career

Playing career

In 1992, Hyde graduated from Montgomery High School in Santa Rosa, California. He then attended Santa Rosa Junior College and California State University, Long Beach, and played college baseball for the Long Beach State Dirtbags. In 1997, Brandon signed with the Chicago White Sox as an undrafted free agent. He then played in the White Sox organization through 2000, reaching the Charlotte Knights of the Class AAA International League. Hyde played for the Chico Heat of the Western Baseball League, an independent baseball league. Over the course of his minor league career, Hyde played in 200 games and hit .252 with 15 home runs.

Coaching career

Florida Marlins

Brandon managed the Marlins organization from 2005 to 2009, heading the Greensboro Grasshoppers in 2005 and 2006. And also the Carolina Mudcats in 2007, the Jupiter Hammerheads in 2008, and the Jacksonville Suns in 2009 where he led the team to their fourth Southern League Championship in club history. Hyde had also spent 2 years as the Grasshoppers’ hitting coach, and he was the Marlins’ minor league infield coordinator in 2010. The Marlins fired manager Fredi Gonzalez, bench coach Carlos Tosca, and hitting coach Jim Presley on June 23, 2010. He was then named the interim bench coach, Edwin Rodriguez was named the interim manager, and John Mallee was named the hitting coach.

The Marlins then eliminated the interim tags from each, and made Hyde their bench coach for the 2011 season, on November 3, 2010. When Rodriguez unexpectedly resigned on June 19, 2011, Hyde was named acting manager for the evening’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays. The game was a 2-1 loss that reached the team’s losing streak to ten games. Jack McKeon was later named Interim Manager and Hyde moved back to the bench coach role on June 20.

Chicago Cubs

Brandon was named bench coach of the Chicago Cubs, under new manager Rick Renteria on November 22, 2013. The Cubs made a managerial change before the 2015 season, firing Renteria and hiring Joe Maddon. Joe brought Dave Martinez to the Cubs from the Tampa Bay Rays to be his bench coach and moved Hyde to first base coach. In the 2017-18 off-season, he rejected an offer by the New York Mets to join their coaching staff and stayed with the Cubs after they promoted him to bench coach. Martinez had then been hired as the Washington Nationals manager. He was ejected in the fourth inning against the Cincinnati Reds on June 23, 2018. This became the first ejection of his career.

Managerial career

Baltimore Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles named him their new manager on December 14, 2018. On April 15, 2019, he earned his first career managerial ejection following arguing a side rule call against the Boston Red Sox. He then managed the Orioles to a 54-108 record, the second-worst record in the league, second to only the Detroit Tigers in 2019. In the 60-game abbreviated 2020 season, he and the team completed 25-35, 4th in the division ahead of the Boston Red Sox. In 2020, he had his players attempt sacrifice bunts at a higher rate than any other major league manager. Hyde was then ejected for the first time that season after arguing a Rio Ruiz swinging strike call in a game against the Boston Red Sox on April 8, 2021.

A photo of Brandon Hyde
A photo of Brandon Hyde

How old is Brandon Hyde?

Brandon Michael Hyde is currently aged 49, having been born on October 3, 1973, in Santa Rosa, California, U.S. He shares his birthday with famous people including Noah Schnapp, Gwen Stefani, Bang Chan, A$AP Rocky, JillianTubeHD, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Tommy Lee, Neve Campbell, and Brittany Furlan, among others.

Brandon Hyde Family

Who are Brandon Hyde’s parents?

Brandon Michael Hyde was born in Santa Rosa to his parents Lucy Hyde and Barry Hyde. His parents, especially his father supported him from the first time in his career as a player and never missed any game he played.

Does Brandon Hyde have siblings?

Hyde has not shared any information about his family and siblings with the media. But there are some rumors that he has a younger sister called Lindsay Hyde.

Brandon Hyde Education

He attended Montgomery High School in Santa Rosa, California, where he graduated in 1992. He then joined Santa Rosa Junior College and later California State University, Long Beach, where he played college baseball.

Brandon Hyde Spouse

Hyde is currently married to his longtime spouse and soulmate Lisa Hyde. The couple has been married for a long time after meeting in 2003 and is blessed with three children together.

Brandon Hyde Kids

Hyde and his beautiful and supportive wife have three children together. They have a son named Colton Hyde, a daughter named Addison Hyde, and another child from Lisa’s previous relationship named Aria DiLeo.

Brandon Hyde Height

Hyde has a well-built, muscular, and physically fit body with a height of 6 ft 3 in (1.9 m) and a weight of 95 kg (210 lbs).

Brandon Hyde Net Worth

American professional baseball manager, Hyde currently serves as a manager for the Baltimore Orioles of MLB. He has been a coach from 2010 to 2018 and a manager from 2019 to the present. Hyde has gathered an accumulative net worth of around $3 million as of 2022.

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