Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 10/14/13
Sandy Alomar is in an interesting position this year as one of the top eligible rookie managerial candidates. He has been an Indians coach since retiring after 2007, working all the way up to bench coach for the past two seasons. He was even named interim manager for the final six games of 2012 after Manny Acta was fired. When he interviewed, but didn't win the the Indians managerial role, it was hard to see where he would fit with the team, under the manager who won the job over him. The Indians then brought in former manager and associate of Terry Francona, Brad Mills during the offseason of 2012, who seemed like an obvious choice for bench coach. When the coaching shuffle was done, however, the Indians wouldn't demote Alomar and made Mills the third base coach. After one full year, the Indians have decided to move things around. Sandy will go back to his old position of first base coach, while Mills will become Francona's second in command (Mike Sarbaugh will move from first ...
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