Posted October 26, 2012 on AP on Fox
Now that he has followed Jim Leyland's advice, Mike Redmond believes he's ready to manage in the major leagues. The former catcher had his first interview for a big-league job this week when he met with Miami Marlins officials in New York City. Redmond spent the past two years managing Class A teams in the Toronto Blue Jays' system. Redmond says Leyland once told him that to manage in the majors, he needed minor-league experience. Leyland - now in the World Series with the Detroit Tigers - was Redmond's first big-league manager with the Marlins in 1998. Because of Redmond's ties to Miami owner Jeffrey Loria and president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest, some consider him the front-runner to replace Ozzie Guillen.
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