Latest On Astros’ Managerial Search

The Astros interviewed Nationals third base coach Bo Porter for their managerial opening yesterday. Here’s the latest on some other possible candidates for the position…

  • Astros GM Jeff Luhnow met with former MLB manager and player Larry Bowa at Minute Maid Park today, Brian McTaggart of reports. Luhnow didn't say whether Bowa was interviewing for the managerial opening, but confirmed that the sides met to discuss "some baseball related matters.”
  • The Astros interviewed Rays bench coach Dave Martinez for the managerial opening earlier in the week, McTaggart reports.
  • Astros interim manager Tony DeFrancesco formally interviewed for the permanent managerial position yesterday, McTaggart reports (on Twitter).

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7 Comments on "Latest On Astros’ Managerial Search"

2 years 11 months ago

Leave Dwight Evans alone.. Hoping Boston puts him on the list if/when Valentine is let go and John Farrell is not let go from Toronto.

2 years 11 months ago

Larry Bowa would be a great fit.
The Media and fans of all teams not named the Astros

2 years 11 months ago

Still hoping Sandy Alomar Jr. gets a managerial job by next season. And preferably for my Indians =)

2 years 11 months ago

I hope Tony D gets the gig. It could be Superman and the team will still not be good next season and beyond.

2 years 11 months ago

Take Bobby Valentine from us and see if he can make that team any worse than it already is.

2 years 11 months ago

Astros should bring in a vodka retailer in as a co-sponsor on stadium naming rights, because it would be Screwdriver Field by the time Bowa blows his fuses about 15 games into the season.

2 years 11 months ago

Who would want this job is the question.