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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) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: don wakamatsu, jayce tingler, managerial search, mark derosa, rangers, sandy alomar jr.

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