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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Ron Washington? Buck Showalter? Breaking down possible Mets managerial candidates

Buck Showalter
The veteran skipper has not managed since 2018 with the Orioles, and he’s made broadcast TV appearances ever since. In a recent interview with The Athletic, Showalter said he doesn’t consider himself retired and he’s certainly open to managing again. Moreover, Showalter said he would listen if the Mets called about their managerial vacancy.

“I don’t talk about jobs that aren’t currently open, so the ones that are, it’s always an honor just to be mentioned,” he said. “They got a lot of good, qualified people to pick from. I don’t know (if I will be asked to interview). That’s not my decision, but I’d listen if they (the Padres or Mets) called. Like I said, it’s an honor just to be mentioned.”

Showalter, 65, has managed the Yankees, Diamondbacks, Rangers and Orioles in a 20-year span from 1992-2018 with a few hiatuses in between. His name frequently pops up in discussions for manager openings, with his pitfall potentially being that he’s too old-school in a modern, analytics-based process. He was named Manager of the Year in 1994, 2004, and 2014 and has a 1551-1517 career record.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: October 13, 2021 at 02:18 PM | 27 comment(s)
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