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With the report around Buck being out, started thinking about top manager candidates.  Hope they go with a younger former player, rather than an older retread.   Sandy Alomar Jr?  Lot of former catchers make good managers.

Here is an article from the spring that shares some names.

https://www.mlb.com/news/here-are-some-future-mlb-managerial-candidates/c-272950502

 

 

 

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11 minutes ago, Roll Tide said:

Don't know if it will be popular here but I like Brad Ausmus

I thought he got a raw deal. Always liked him.

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2 minutes ago, Il BuonO said:

I thought he got a raw deal. Always liked him.

Whomever they bring in will have to be up to at least two more years of 90 plus losses. They need to be judged some other way than their MLB record.

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I know he's more of a "retread", but he's still relatively young... what about Mike Matheny?  He just turned 48 today (9/22) and has almost 600 wins to his name. 

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3 hours ago, justcompete said:

Bobby Dickerson-

Need a developmental based coach for the next few years

I think they need a new voice, so I'm not sure hiring a guy like Dickerson would be the best idea. 

Although on the other hand Dickerson is really good at what he does so I'm not sure you'd want to lose him either.  Just hope he's not a one trick pony where he's really good as a instructor but can't handle the other aspects of managing.  

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9 hours ago, Roll Tide said:

Whomever they bring in will have to be up to at least two more years of 90 plus losses. They need to be judged some other way than their MLB record.

No. Whoever is brought in is a caretaker and of course a fall guy. 

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