Originally posted on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 10/22/12
Essentially replicating a game of musical chairs, Cleveland Indians bench coach could be on his way to Toronto to manage the Blue Jays for the 2013 MLB season and beyond. Late Saturday, it was reported that a deal between the Red Sox and Blue Jays was consummated that would send former Indians pitcher John Farrell to the Red Sox as their new manager, meaning that the Blue Jays managerial spot had been vacated. The Red Sox managerial job was open after the Sox fired Bobby Valentine after one year of service; it was Valentine who replaced the fired Terry Francona, the recently hired manager of the Cleveland Indians. It was reported that Alomar would return to the Indians as their bench coach after six games as interim manager, but this was under the assumption that the long-time Tribe catcher would not be offered a magagerial job of his own. [Related:WFNY Podcast – 2012-10-17 – Browns ownership reflecting on Indians ownership] (Source: Matt Loede/92.3 The Fan)
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