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If the name "Alomar" sounds familiar to baseball fans, it should. The Red Sox are expected on Wednesday to interview Sandy Alomar Jr., a man whose baseball background many fans of the game will recognize easily. Alomar's brother, Roberto Alomar, was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame. The boys' father, Sandy Alomar Sr., played big-league ball for fifteen seasons himself and also coached in the major leagues following his retirement. Alomar Jr.'s strong baseball background explains a lot about his quick rise up the coaching ladder. He has interviewed for past openings at manager with the Chicago White Sox...

Larry Lucchino Says Red Sox Are in 'Fourth Inning' in Search for New Manager

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino said Thursday that the team's search for a new manager is in about the fourth inning. Lucchino appeared in Hartford with former major league manager Bobby Valentine in a program put on by the World Affairs Council on the global rise in the popularity of baseball. "My assessment would be we're in the fourth inning...

The Red Sox Should Not Sign Grady Sizemore

The Red Sox want to move past the J.D. Drew era in Boston and pick up a new right fielder. Being that these are the cash-loaded Sox, there are a bunch of prominent free-agent options who’ve been mentioned as options — namely Grady Sizemore. But would Grady be the right move for Boston? What’s left of Grady Sizemore? Not much. From 2005 to 2008 he accumulated 27.4 WAR — or...

Mike Maddux won't seek Boston managerial job

Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux has withdrawn from consideration for the manager's job with the Boston Red Sox. He had been scheduled for an interview Tuesday, but Boston general manager Ben Cherington announced Monday that Maddux had withdrawn. The job opened when Terry Francona left following the team's epic collapse in September, when it went 7-20 and missed...

Orioles: The new Duke

There's going to be a lot of discussion about the wisdom of hiring former Boston Red Sox GM Dan Duquette to replace Andy MacPhail as the Orioles new head of baseball operations, but one thing is not in doubt. Duquette is no puppet. He was always a very strong presence and personality in the Red Sox organization and he'll put his stamp on this team. He may not have been...

Maddux no longer a managerial option

Despite all that nonsense I wrote earlier, and no matter how much Bob Ryan fawns over him, Mike Maddux will not be the Red Sox next manager.  According to @GordonEdes (as shown in that screengrab above) he's taking himself out.  Oh boy!  This managerial search is really heating up!  *Yawn*

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Mike Maddux won't seek Red Sox managerial job

Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux has withdrawn from consideration for the manager's job with the Boston Red Sox.

Red Sox's Baird removes name from O's GM list

Boston Red Sox vice president of player personnel and pro scouting Allard Baird removed his name from the Baltimore Orioles' general manager search Friday night.

Yeah, it's like that then...

Marty: Ah, c'mon, Bill, cheer up.   Marty: I mean this is the NFL... on any given Sunday and all that.   Marty: Besides, the Patriots are a lock, an absolute lock to make the playoffs.   Marty: Just like the Red Sox.   Marty: Bwahahhhahaahhhaa...

Sveum set to make case to be Cubs' skipper

Dale Sveum, who led Milwaukee to a playoff berth in 2008 in an interim role and recently interviewed for Boston's managerial opening, will meet Monday with Cubs president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer at Wrigley Field.

Reports: Duquette hired as Orioles GM

According to multiple reports, former Red Sox general manager Dan Duquette has been named GM of the Orioles. The...

Maddux withdraws from Sox manager list

Those of you (us) who thought Mike Maddux could emerge as a darkhorse for the Red Sox managerial job should look...
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