Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/7/11

Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach is the latest name thrown into the mix of candidates for the managerial position of the Boston Red Sox.

The Boston Herald reported Friday that the Red Sox are considering Wallach, who never has managed in the major leagues but has extensive experience as a hitting coach and minor league manager.

On Wednesday, it was reported that the Red Sox were looking at bench coaches Dave Martinez of Tampa Bay, Pete Mackanin of Philadelphia and Sandy Alomar Jr. of Cleveland. Also reportedly under consideration is Milwaukee hitting coach Dale Sveum.

The Red Sox are trying to replace Terry Francona, who managed the team to two World Series titles in seven years but oversaw one of the biggest collapses in baseball history in September and mutally parted with the club days later.

Wallach was Don Mattingly's third base coach this year after winning PCL Manager of the Year honors in 2010 with Triple-A Albuquerque. Prior to that, he was the Dodgers' hitting coach.

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