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Saturday, October 27, 2012

Larry Bowa interviews for Marlins job

The Miami Marlins’ last manager was an excitable former shortstop, and now they’re considering another one: Larry Bowa.

Bowa became the second person interviewed for the job this week, a person familiar with the search said Friday. The person confirmed the discussions to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Marlins aren’t commenting.

Cincinnati Reds pitching coach Bryan Price was interviewed Friday, the person said. A third candidate is former major league catcher Mike Redmond, who interviewed Wednesday.

The new manager will replace Ozzie Guillen, who was fired after only one dismal season.

Bowa last managed in 2004, when he finished his fourth year with the Philadelphia Phillies. He managed the San Diego Padres in 1987-88 and has a career record of 418-435. Long known for his fiery personality, he has been ejected from games 27 times as a manager.

Thanks to Chicky.

Repoz Posted: October 27, 2012 at 06:19 AM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. TerpNats Posted: October 27, 2012 at 11:34 AM (#4284878)
If this comes to fruition, watch out, south Florida -- here comes "Bleep III!"
   2. Swedish Chef Posted: October 27, 2012 at 12:11 PM (#4284906)
I'm pretty serene about the idea of Bowa getting the job, he's not going to last two months, and it will probably be an entertaining ride leaving little lasting damage.
   3. McCoy Posted: October 27, 2012 at 12:18 PM (#4284911)
Apparently Loria thinks the only people qualified to manage his team are people of the self-immolation persuasion.
   4. Renegade (((JE))) Posted: October 27, 2012 at 12:24 PM (#4284914)
If Bowa gets the job, maybe he can convince Mitch Williams, Dan Plesac, Billy Reynolds, and one or two ex-jocks from MLB Network to join his coaching staff?
   5. Repoz Posted: October 27, 2012 at 01:19 PM (#4284944)
maybe he can convince Mitch Williams,

Cool! Mitch Williams said the reason Anibal Sanchez has turned his season around (he hasn't)...is "because pitching is catchy".
   6. chemdoc Posted: October 28, 2012 at 12:23 AM (#4285712)
Bushmills can't keep up with the demand this situation would produce.
   7. Meatwad Posted: October 28, 2012 at 01:09 AM (#4285732)
Is he tanned rested and ready?
   8. Avoid running at all times.-S. Paige Posted: October 28, 2012 at 08:29 AM (#4285771)
Mitch Williams said the reason Anibal Sanchez has turned his season around (he hasn't)...


Not to be too nitpicky here, Sanchez's numbers have been better with Detroit (113 ERA+ as opposed to a 101 ERA+) in the regular season, better k to bb ratio. He's also having a very good postseason. Detroit seems to do a pretty good job at trading for pitchers and hitters who they can work with to improve.
   9. Repoz Posted: October 28, 2012 at 08:52 AM (#4285774)
Sanchez's numbers have been better with Detroit

I think Williams was talking more about career here (should have been clearer).

But Sanchez's 113 ERA+ / *3.74 ERA* over 74 Innings compared with 110 ERA+ / *3.75 ERA* over 794 Innings is a dirty wash.

Don't think 20 Innings of excellent PS pitching changes much.

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