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Cleveland Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr. interviewed for the Chicago Cubs managerial opening Friday.
The Cubs have already interviewed Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin, Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum and Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux as possible replacements for the fired Mike Quade.
Alomar spent parts of 20 seasons catching in the majors. He was the 1990 AL Rookie of the Year and a six-time All-Star for the Indians. He has been the first base coach in Cleveland for the past two seasons.
Alomar interviewed this week for the Boston Red Sox managerial opening.
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Sandy Alomar Jr. is the latest candidate to interview for the Red Sox managerial position, and though he has no prior managerial experience, Alomar made it clear that each person has a different path. Alomar spent 20 seasons in the majors as a catcher. He also served as the Mets catching instructor in 2008 and 2009 and as the Indians first base coach before becoming Cleveland'...
BOSTON (AP) -- Ben Cherington was in his first year in a major league front office -- as an advance scout for the Cleveland Indians -- when he came across Sandy Alomar Jr.
"He didn't know who I was, in '98 with Cleveland," said Cherington, who is now the Red Sox general manager and leading the search for a new manager in Boston. "But I saw him in the clubhouse...
Alomar has lineage and long playing experience on his resumeSandy Alomar Jr. flew home to Chicago from Boston on Thursday, taking a little time off to relax before preparing for his Friday interview for the Cubs' managerial vacancy.
The Cubs have talked to a former infielder, a hitting coach, and a pitching coach, and on Friday, they'll interview a former catcher when Sandy Alomar Jr. comes to Wrigley Field to discuss the team's managerial vacancy.
BOSTON (AP) - Ben Cherington was in his first year in a major league front office _ as an advance scout for the Cleveland Indians _ when he came across Sandy Alomar Jr."He didn't know who I was, in '98 with Cleveland," said Cherington, who is now the Red Sox ...
The interview process is extensive. That’s how the Cubs’ new Brat Pack wants it. Questions, game scenarios, interviews with the media, computer knowledge … heck, might as well throw in an interrogation lamp and then a rescue mission behind enemy lines just to weed out the truly weak candidates...
Cleveland Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr. will interview with the Cubs on Friday. He is scheduled to be interviewed by the Red Sox on Wednesday.
Ben Cherington was in his first year in a major league front office -- as an advance scout for the Cleveland Indians -- when he came across Sandy Alomar Jr.
Longtime catcher thinks communication skills and respectful nature huge assetAfter Sandy Alomar Jr. finished interviewing for the Cubs managerial vacancy Friday, general manager Jed Hoyer said the four interviewees "probably" make up the field.
Less than five years removed from his last Major League game, Sandy Alomar Jr., who interviewed with the Red Sox on Wednesday, feels he is ready to sink his teeth into managing.
Born: June 18, 1966 (age 45) in Salinas, Puerto Rico.
The question of how to handle Carlos Zambrano came up during Sandy Alomar Jr.’s post-interview press conference on Friday, giving Alomar a chance to match wits with the Cubs' last managerial candidate, Mike Maddux.
"Sandy will get his shot. At this time in his career, I think he is a year away at best. I would love to see Sandy manage the Indians in the future." - ncarolinafan
The Boston Red Sox are interviewing Gene Lamont for their managerial opening.
The former Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago White Sox manager is the last of five candidates scheduled to interview. New Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington has already brought in Torey Lovullo, Sandy Alomar Jr., Pete Mackanin and Dale Sveum.
The Red Sox have been looking for a manager since parting...
The Cubs completed the first round of interviews on Friday, meeting with Sandy Alomar Jr., and general manager Jed Hoyer said they may only consider those four candidates.