The Reds are slated to undertake a full managerial search at the outset of the offseason, as has long been anticipated. Interim skipper Jim Riggleman took over after Bryan Price was fired and has been at the helm for most of the current season, but the club is determined to consider an array of candidates before naming the next full-time dugout leader.
As we did last year with other openings of this kind, we’ll use this post to track the early developments in the hiring process in Cincinnati. Today, president of baseball operations Dick Williams announced the initial slate of internal candidates, as MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon was among those to report. It is anticipated that the team will also speak with outside candidates as well, though identities are not yet known.
Latest Update — Oct. 15
- The Cincinnati org is preparing to launch its second around after talking with over ten candidates in its first bunch of interviews, per MLB.com’s Jon Morosi (via Twitter). It’s not yet known which first-round interviewees will be asked back for more intensive discussions.
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