The Cincinnati Reds will hire pitching coach Bryan Price to be their next manager, sources told FOX MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal on Monday. The team is expected to make it formal on Tuesday. Rosenthal was the first to break the news.
Sources: #Reds hire Bryan Price as manager. Press conference tomorrow.
-- Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 22, 2013 Price is well-known in baseball's inner circles, having served as the Reds' pitching coach since 2010 and also holding the position with Seattle and Arizona (even winning Baseball America's Major League Coach of the Year with the D-backs in 2007). But apparently his name was quite a stunner for many fans.
Surprised by how many people on Twitter are asking who Price is. He was #Reds ' pitching coach. Also was candidate to be #Mariners manager.
-- Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 22, 2013
Price, 51, replaces Dusty Baker, who was fired by the Reds earlier this month after six seasons with the club. Baker was 509...