Another person named as a potential replacement for Jim Leyland within hours of the his announcement on Monday has surfaced as a strong candidate to get the job.
And this one knows the organization well.
Former Tigers infielder Torey Lovullo, a bench coach with World Series contender Boston Red Sox, is reportedly on the short list to be the next Tigers skipper.
Torey Lovullo is reported to be on the Tigers' short candidate list for their managerial opening http://t.co/FKNaWxiHrj— Bless You Boys (@blessyouboys) October 26, 2013
In the meantime, the latest candidate interviewed for the job, Tim Wallach, is getting rave reviews.
Two things that make Tim Wallach qualified candidate for Tigers job: has managed (in minors), and has worked well with starry roster in LA.— Tony Paul (@TonyPaul1984) October 26, 2013
But it appears the first of two candidates to be interviewed thus far may also be looking at another managerial position.
In other managerial news: The Mariners plan to interview Lloyd McClendon, who has already interviewed for the Tigers' vacancy.— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) October 26, 2013
Wallach, McClendon have interviewed for Tigers vacancy. Unclear if Rojas and Brookens will; were on staff this year and managed in minors.— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) October 26, 2013
And another former manager who would like to the Tigers' next manager speaks out, which is nothing out of the ordinary for this guy ...
Ozzie Guillen hasn't been contacted by Tigers but told me he wants to manage and has interest in the job.— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) October 26, 2013
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