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Postby elaine95 » 2019-01-28 03:14

World Series champion Joe Girardi was interviewed Friday by the Texas Rangers in their search for a new manager.Girardi Cameron Maybin Jersey , the former New York Yankees and Florida Marlins manager, was the first person with big league managerial experience interviewed by the Rangers as they look to replace fired manager Jeff Banister.People familiar with the details said the Rangers interviewed Girardi inn Arlington. The team is making no public comments about the first round of managerial interviews.Girardi managed the Yankees to a World Series title in 2009, their 27th overall and only one since 2000. He had a 910-710 record over 10 seasons in New York (2008-17). His contract wasn’t renewed after the Yankees lost to eventual World Series champion Houston in a seven-game ALCS last October http://www.angelsfanproshop.com/authentic-reggie-jackson-jersey , and he was a studio analyst for MLB Network this season.In his only season managing the Marlins in 2006, Girardi was the NL manager of the year after a 78-84 record with the team that had the lowest payroll in the majors.Girardi, whose 54th birthday is Sunday Andrelton Simmons Jersey , played 15 seasons in the big leagues. The catcher was part of three World Series championships in his four seasons with the Yankees, and also played for the Chicago Cubs, Colorado and St. Louis.The Rangers previously interviewed Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde http://www.angelsfanproshop.com/authentic-yunel-escobar-jersey , Astros bench coach Joe Espada and Texas assistant general manager Jayce Tingler.Banister was the AL manager of the year in 2015, his first season in Texas. The Rangers won the AL West titles in 2015 and 2016, but are coming off consecutive losing season. He was fired with 10 games left in a 95-loss season when the focus shifted to the development of younger players. BALTIMORE (AP) — New Baltimore Orioles general manager Mike Elias called upon a familiar face to help rebuild the club Martin Maldonado Jersey , hiring former NASA engineer Sig Mejdal from the Houston Astros to be assistant general manager for analytics.Mejdal will report to Elias and will oversee all aspects of the club’s growing analytics effort and serve as an adviser to Elias, the Orioles said Wednesday. Mejdal had been a special assistant for process improvement to Houston GM Jeff Luhnow since October 2015.Elias was introduced Monday as Baltimore’s general manager. The 35-year-old has been charged with turning around a team that finished 47-115, the worst record in the majors.Mejdal has been working in the majors for 14 seasons. He joined the Astros for the 2012 season — as did Elias — and organized the team’s analytics department from its inception.Before coming to the Astros http://www.angelsfanproshop.com/authentic-j.-c.-ramirez-jersey , Mejdal and Elias both worked in the St. Louis Cardinals front office.Elias called Mejdal “one of the most experienced and accomplished analysts working in baseball today.”Mejdal has a pair of engineering degrees from UC Davis and advanced degrees in operations research and cognitive psychology/human factors from San Jose State. In addition to NASA, he worked for Lockheed Martin.
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