Found October 14, 2012 on
The Colorado Rockies will have a new manager next season, and it could be a familiar face. Troy Renck of the Denver Post writes that veteran first baseman Jason Giambi “remains a candidate for the Rockies' manager job until he's ruled out.”
According to Renck, the team hasn't decided whether to stay in-house or go outside the organization, so it's possible that Giambi will interview this week. Among the outside the organization candidates, the Rockies are interested in Sandy Alomar Jr., Tim Wallach and Brad Ausmus.
The veteran slugger hit .225/.372/.303 with 1 HR, 8 RBI's and a 74 OPS+ in 113 plate appearances for the Rockies this season.
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