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Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi of Fox Sports are reporting that the Houston Astros have chosen their next manager, and it will be Bo Porter, the current third base coach for the Washington Nationals.
Porter received consideration for managerial positions with the Florrida Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates after the 2010 season, but those organizations eventually went in other direcions (Florida chose to retain interim manager Edwin Rodriguez, and Pittsburgh went with former long time Rockies manager Clint Hurdle). The 40-year old Porter is with his third organization in the last four years in Washington after joining the club for the 2011 season. He was Arizona's third base coach in 2010, and served as the third base coach in Florida under Fredi Gonzalez from 2007 to 2009.
Porter was one of the "chic" managerial candidates on the market, and with the Astros having fired Brad Mills on August 19th, they wasted no time in getting a new skipper in place for the offseason be...
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Bo Porter has been hired as manager of the Houston Astros.
Porter, who was the Washington Nationals third base coach this season, replaces Brad Mills, who was fired last month. Tony DeFrancesco has served as interim manager.
Porter will lead the rebuilding effort of a young team that has the worst record in the majors, wrapping up its second straight 100-loss season. The Astros...
The Houston Astros will enter the American League next season with a new manager.
Washington Nationals third base coach Bo Porter will be named to the position on Thursday morning, major-league sources say.
The Astros also interviewed Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez, Boston Red Sox bench coach Tim Bogar and their own interim manager, Tony DeFrancesco.
Jeff Luhnow, the...
The Houston Astros announced Thursday that Washington Nationals third-base coach Bo Porter will be their new manager. Porter will remain with the Nationals through the remainder of the regular season and playoffs. "His sense of urgency and skill set are very impressive," Astros owner Jim Crane said at a news conference in Houston. General manager Jeff Luhnow said...
The Houston Astros' youth movement moved beyond the active roster and into the manager's office Thursday when the club named 40-year-old Washington Nationals third base coach Bo Porter its 17th manager in franchise history. Porter, as it stands now, will be the youngest manager in Major League Baseball and will be in a big-league manager's seat for the first time. Astros...
The Houston Astros will enter the American League next season with
a new manager. Washington Nationals third base coach Bo Porter will
be named to the position on Thursday morning, major-league sources
The Washington Nationals will be in search of a new third base coach this offseason. Bo Porter, who currently holds that position, has been named the Houston Astros manager for the 2013 season, first reported by Ken Rosenthal. Porter will stay with the Nats through the postseason, and according to Adam Kilgore, that was a sticking point for the new Astros manager. You can...
The Astros have tabbed the man they think can bring them out of baseball's cellar. Bo Porter will be named Houston's next manager, according to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal. The Astros are reportedly expected to announce the decision at a news conference at 10 a.m. CT on Thursday. Porter, who is currently serving as the Nationals' third base coach, will reportedly remain...
The Houston Astros have officially selected Bo Porter as their next manager. Porter, who is currently the Washington Nationals third base coach will not join his new team until the Nationals playoff run ends, Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports reports.
Porter will be replacing interim manager Tony DeFrancesco who went 12-23.
DeFrancesco replaced Brad Mills who was fired...