The Cardinals interviewed former Red Sox manager Terry Francona for their opening today, and Red Sox GM Ben Cherington is still looking for Boston's next skipper. Here's the latest on the search:
- The Red Sox will interview Blue Jays first base coach Torey Lovullo on Friday, according to Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe (on Twitter). Lovullo managed Boston's Triple-A affiliate before joining the Blue Jays.
- Tigers third base coach Gene Lamont will interview with the Red Sox on Saturday, according to WEEI.com's Alex Speier (on Twitter). Lamont managed the White Sox from 1992-95 and the Pirates from 1997-2000.
- The Red Sox are interviewing Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr. tomorrow and they've already interviewed Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum. Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux withdrew from consideration.