Red Sox to interview Sandy Alomar

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 03, 2011
The Cleveland Indians have given Boston permission to interview bench coach Sandy Alomar to be the next manager of the Red Sox . Alomar recently completed his second season coaching first base for Cleveland manager Manny Acta. He was promoted to bench coach on the final day of the season by Acta when Tim Tolman stepped down because of Parkinson's Disease. Alomar has no managerial experience, and would be considered a longshot to replace Terry Francona, who was fired after the season. A six-time All-Star catcher with the Indians, Alomar has also been considered for managerial openings in Toronto and with the Chicago White Sox. On Wednesday, the Red Sox interviewed Milwaukee hitting coach Dale Sveum. He managed the Brewers for the final 12 games of the 2008 regular season and the playoffs after Ned Yost was fired.
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