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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

SOURCE: RED SOX TO INTERVIEW TONY PENA, DEMARLO HALE

Pena could use the money

According to a major league source, the Red Sox will interview Yankees bench coach Tony Pena on Monday for the team’s vacant managerial post, with plans to interview Orioles third base coach DeMarlo Hale at some point this week.

Pena, 55, managed the Royals from 2002-05, winning the American League Manager of the Year in ‘03 after having led Kansas City to its first winning season in nine years. The 51-year-old Hale, a former Red Sox third base and bench coach, last interviewed for the Blue Jays manager’s job prior to the ‘11 season. He has extensive managing experience in the minor leagues, winning Baseball America’s Minor League Manager of the Year in ‘99 while leading the Red Sox’ Double-A affiliate in Trenton.

The Red Sox interviewed Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach on Friday and have scheduled an interview with Padres special assistant Brad Ausmus in the coming days.

 

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Frankly, Pena could use the money

According to a major league source, the Red Sox will interview Yankees bench coach Tony Pena on Monday for the team’s vacant managerial post, with plans to interview Orioles third base coach DeMarlo Hale at some point this week.

Pena, 55, managed the Royals from 2002-05, winning the American League Manager of the Year in ‘03 after having led Kansas City to its first winning season in nine years. The 51-year-old Hale, a former Red Sox third base and bench coach, last interviewed for the Blue Jays manager’s job prior to the ‘11 season. He has extensive managing experience in the minor leagues, winning Baseball America’s Minor League Manager of the Year in ‘99 while leading the Red Sox’ Double-A affiliate in Trenton.

The Red Sox interviewed Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach on Friday and have scheduled an interview with Padres special assistant Brad Ausmus in the coming days.

 

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: October 16, 2012 at 12:34 PM | 15 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brad ausmus, demarlo hale, managerial search, red sox, tim wallach, tony pena

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   1. RJ in TO Posted: October 16, 2012 at 01:52 PM (#4272506)
JOHN FARRELL! DO IT!
   2. Addison Russell T. Davies (chris h.) Posted: October 16, 2012 at 01:57 PM (#4272511)
Terry Bevington!
   3. Textbook Editor Posted: October 16, 2012 at 01:59 PM (#4272515)
I... I don't get the Pena thing.
   4. Yeaarrgghhhh Posted: October 16, 2012 at 02:13 PM (#4272538)
Ausmus could be interesting. Seems like a smart guy, and obviously there's a long tradition of former catchers as successful managers.
   5. Fernigal McGunnigle Posted: October 16, 2012 at 03:22 PM (#4272643)
obviously there's a long tradition of former catchers as successful managers.


There's also Tony Pena.

   6. The elusive Robert Denby Posted: October 16, 2012 at 03:33 PM (#4272658)
According to a major league source, the Red Sox will interview Yankees bench coach Tony Pena on Monday for the team’s vacant managerial post


Could be worse. Could be interviewing Trey Hillman.
   7. The Yankee Clapper Posted: October 16, 2012 at 04:12 PM (#4272702)
Ausmus could be interesting.

I'd worry about him renouncing use of the DH in a misguided attempt to increase the fan base.
   8. Yeaarrgghhhh Posted: October 16, 2012 at 04:12 PM (#4272704)
There's also Tony Pena.

Touche.
   9. Walt Davis Posted: October 16, 2012 at 04:31 PM (#4272725)
Big Papi as player-manager!
   10. SG Posted: October 16, 2012 at 04:42 PM (#4272744)
I... I don't get the Pena thing.


Bud Selig's edict that teams have to have token minority interview candidates.
   11. JJ1986 Posted: October 16, 2012 at 04:49 PM (#4272754)
Bud Selig's edict that teams have to have token minority interview candidates.


Hale is black.
   12. xdog Posted: October 16, 2012 at 05:23 PM (#4272797)
Pena had a nasty and public adultery thing going on in KC. I don't know if that's relevant to managing again.
   13. SteveF Posted: October 16, 2012 at 07:44 PM (#4272969)
Pena had a nasty and public adultery thing going on in KC. I don't know if that's relevant to managing again.


That probably just makes it easier for him to relate to the players. Though arguably, so should have the taking of painkillers.
   14. John M. Perkins Posted: October 17, 2012 at 10:17 AM (#4273825)
I'm a fan of Hale. He was excellant with both players and media with the Oklahoma Redhawks.
   15. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: October 17, 2012 at 10:31 AM (#4273845)

Pena had a nasty and public adultery thing going on in KC. I don't know if that's relevant to managing again.


Probably more relevant is he flat out quit his position in the middle of that.

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