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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Angels are making their managerial candidates take a two-hour test

The most important thing a managerial candidate can bring to their interview with the Los Angeles Angels is a No. 2 pencil. The Angels are requiring all their managerial candidates to take a two-hour written test, according to MLB Network’s Jon Morosi.

The exam will test candidates on both the analytical and interpersonal aspects of the position.

While manager interviews can be intense, a two-hour written test is not a common ask from teams.

Let the disputes on testing-based pedagogy begin!

QLE Posted: October 16, 2018 at 06:44 AM | 36 comment(s)
  Beats: angels, managerial search, testing

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Sources: Rangers have done significant due diligence on at least 7 managerial candidates, including Sandy Alomar Jr. and Mark DeRosa

The Rangers have yet to finalize their list of interviews for their vacant managerial spot, but have done significant due diligence on at least five external candidates, two sources confirmed Wednesday.

The Rangers are also giving strong consideration to internal candidates Don Wakamatsu, who finished the season as the interim manager, and assistant general manager Jayce Tingler, who finished the season as the bench coach, the sources confirmed.

From outside the organization, the Rangers have discussed two coaches for teams still in the playoffs, Los Angeles Dodgers’ third base coach Chris Woodward and Houston bench coach Joe Espada. Three others all played for the Rangers and were teammates in 2005: Cleveland first base coach Sandy Alomar Jr., MLB Network analyst Mark DeRosa and San Diego Triple-A manager Rod Barajas.

Isn’t there a rule that says they aren’t supposed to discuss this while the playoffs are ongoing?

QLE Posted: October 10, 2018 at 11:56 PM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: don wakamatsu, jayce tingler, managerial search, mark derosa, rangers, sandy alomar jr.

Monday, October 01, 2018

Billy Eppler begins search for next Angels manager – Orange County Register

What we’re looking for in that next manager is connectivity with the players,” Angels general manager Billy Eppler said. “We’re are looking at somebody who can think with a probability-based mindset. We are looking for someone who is eager to grow. Someone who can develop a culture that puts the welfare of the team ahead of any singular person.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 01, 2018 at 08:20 PM | 11 comment(s)
  Beats: angels, managerial search

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

USA TODAY survey: MLB power shift has managers’ salaries in free fall

CHICAGO — Joe Maddon helped lead the Chicago Cubs to the Holy Grail of sports, with a consistent level of success they haven’t seen in a century, but there are whispers his job could be in jeopardy if they don’t play deep into October.

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch and Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, who led their teams to the World Series a year ago, have contracts that expire after this season.

Interim managers Mike Shildt and Jim Riggleman, who have done marvelous jobs since taking over the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds, have no idea whether their gigs will be prolonged or have a September expiration date.

QLE Posted: August 28, 2018 at 07:27 AM | 50 comment(s)
  Beats: managerial openings, managerial search, managers, salaries

 

 

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