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Bridich takes baby step in right direction

Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich isn’t standing pat – and that’s perhaps the most promising thing about his brief tenure so far with the team. The decision to part ways with pitching coach Jim Wright and bullpen coach Bo McLaughlin isn’t exactly revolutionary - not after the Rockies finished with a MLB-worst 4.86 earned run average that wasn’t just a product...
Via Mile High Sports
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks hire Chip Hale as manager

 PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks have chosen Chip Hale as their next manager.  The D-backs plan to announce the hiring at a 2 p.m. press conference that can be seen live on FOX Sports Arizona.  Hale, 49, has served as manager Bob Melvin's bench coach in Oakland the last three seasons after spending the previous two years as the third base coach/infield coach with the New York Mets...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs nearing managerial hire

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks executive team will meet Sunday night to discuss the franchise's managerial opening, and it is possible a new manager could be in place Monday, a source with knowledge of the process told FOX Sports Arizona. Not all of the nine candidates interviewed to replace Kirk Gibson remain in play, the source said, refusing to get specific. D-backs president/CEO...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Multiple reports cite Tracy, Hale, Nevin, Alomar Jr. as finalists

PHOENIX -- Multiple reports say the Diamondbacks pared their list of managerial candidates to three or four finalists and could announce Kirk Gibson's replacement as early as Monday, though a team source told FOX Sports Arizona finalists have not been determined. USA Today, citing its own sources, listed former NL manager of the year Jim Tracy, former Arizona third base coach Chip...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Alomar a finalist for Arizona job

Indians first base coach Sandy Alomar Jr. is reportedly one of the four finalists for the Arizona managers job. USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports that Alomar, Oakland bench coach Chip Hale, Diamondbacks Triple-A manager Phil Nevin and Jim Tracy, who has managerial experience in the majors, are the other candidates. The Diamondbacks are believed to want to make a decision next week...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs interview Tracy for managerial vacancy

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks interviewed former National League manager of the year Jim Tracy for their managerial vacancy late last week, and Tracy said he came away intrigued by the possibilities. Tracy, one of a dozen early candidates for the D-backs job, was the NL manager of the year with Colorado in 2009. He finished second with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2001 and third with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs get permission to interview A's bench coach Chip Hale for manager job

  The Arizona Diamondbacks say they have received permission to interview Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale for the team's vacant manager position. Hale is a former manager of the Diamondbacks' Triple-A affiliate in Tucson and was on the big league coaching staff, either as infield coach or third-base coach, for Arizona for three seasons. He just completed his third season...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

D-Backs to interview A's bench coach Chip Hale

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks say they have received permission to interview Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale for the team's vacant manager position. Hale is a former manager of the Diamondbacks' Triple-A affiliate in Tucson and was on the big league coaching staff, either as infield coach or third base coach, for Arizona for three seasons. He just completed his third...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Tracy, Bell among 7 candidates named by D-Backs

PHOENIX (AP) Well-traveled former manager Jim Tracy and ex-Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jay Bell are among seven candidates identified by the team to be interviewed to replace the fired Kirk Gibson. Tracy is a former manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Colorado Rockies. Bell was a member of Arizona's 2001 World Series championship team and currently is bench...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Tracy, Jay Bell among 7 candidates for Diamondbacks' manager job

  Well-traveled former manager Jim Tracy and ex-Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jay Bell are among seven candidates identified by the team to be interviewed to replace the fired Kirk Gibson. Tracy is a former manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Colorado Rockies. Bell was a member of Arizona's 2001 World Series championship team and currently is bench coach...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Sandy Alomar and Jim Tracy among those on list for Diamondbacks manager job

The Arizona Diamondbacks have an opening for their managerial position. Two names on the list are Sandy Alomar Jr. and Jim Tracy. Alomar has been waiting for a while now to get his first crack at a manager job and has spent the last five years with the Cleveland Indians as a first base, third base and bench coach. Two new names to add to Dbacks managerial candidate list: Sandy...
Via Tireball.com
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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