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Sports Report: Baker, Girardi, Showalter among finalists for Phillies job

19:26  17 october  2019
19:26  17 october  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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Joe Girardi , Buck Showalter and Dusty Baker will interview for the Philadelphia Phillies ' managerial vacancy this week, according to multiple reports . The Phillies canned Gabe Kapler on Thursday after he compiled a 161-163 record with zero postseason appearances in two seasons on the bench.

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The Philadelphia Phillies have entered the final stages of their manager search, and the list of candidates is down to three.

Dusty Baker, Joe Girardi, and Buck Showalter will get follow-up interviews, and they're believed to be the only candidates still under consideration, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer's Matt Breen.

A decision is expected to be finalized by next week, and Girardi and Showalter are the favorites, according to Breen.

Philadelphia is reportedly looking for a seasoned skipper with MLB experience after taking a gamble on Gabe Kapler, who had never managed in the big leagues before being hired.

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Joe Girardi , Buck Showalter and Dusty Baker will interview for the Philadelphia Phillies ’ managerial vacancy this week, according to multiple reports . The Phillies canned Gabe Kapler on Thursday after he compiled a 161-163 record with zero postseason appearances in two seasons on the bench.

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s going to be a busy week for the Phillies ’ front office after the firing of manager Gabe Kapler last week. It looks like the club is looking for a manager with veteran experience. Reports say former managers Buck Showalter , Joe Girardi , and Dusty Baker will interview with the

Baker, Girardi, and Showalter have managed for a combined 53 years. Of the three, only Girardi has won the World Series as a manager, taking home baseball's biggest prize with the New York Yankees in 2009.

The Phillies are seeking a replacement for Kapler, who was fired on Oct. 10 following two seasons with the club.

Phillies general manager Matt Klentak and assistant GM Ned Rice are leading the search, with managing partner John Middleton and team president Andy MacPhail also adding input.

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