Fredi González was hoping for an easy game to manage Saturday.
Filling in for skipper Brandon Hyde, who was at his daughter’s college graduation Saturday, González’s wish was that Tyler Wells would throw a complete game, and the bench coach would hand the team back over to Hyde with a fresh bullpen.
Tyler Wells didn’t give González nine innings, but what he did provide was more than enough.
Wells, the Orioles’ best starter so far this season, pitched the finest game of his career, twirling seven magnificent innings in Baltimore’s 2-0 win over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates.
“I already got a text from [Hyde]. I guess he must be in the car, listening to it on the way back or something,” González said. “What a performance.”
The right-hander allowed just one hit and…
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