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Sports Report: White Sox eyeing Hinch for manager, La Russa remains candidate

07:05  27 october  2020
07:05  27 october  2020 Source:   thescore.com

Opinion: Rick Renteria's firing highlights cruelties, inequities toward MLB managers in era of the rebuild

  Opinion: Rick Renteria's firing highlights cruelties, inequities toward MLB managers in era of the rebuild Rick Renteria just guided the White Sox to a 35-25 record and first playoff appearance since 2008. But that wasn't enough to save his job.That doesn’t erase the ugly lens through which baseball views him:

La Russa was the White Sox manager from midway through the 1979 season until the end of the 1986 season. Last November, La Russa was hired by the Los Angeles Angels as senior adviser for baseball operations. "I've admired Tony for a very long time," Angels general manager Billy Eppler

La Russa is on the Seattle Mariners' short list of candidates to replace outgoing president Chuck Armstrong, two baseball officials with knowledge La Russa 's accolades are well known: He's the third all-time winningest manager in MLB history. He managed the Chicago White Sox , Oakland Athletics

Former Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch is a candidate for the vacant Chicago White Sox job, Jon Heyman reported on his "Big Time Baseball" podcast.

A. J. Hinch in a baseball game © Rob Tringali / Major League Baseball / Getty

Hinch is currently serving a one-year suspension for his role in the Astros' sign-stealing scandal so must wait to interview with the White Sox until after the World Series concludes, according to Heyman.

The 46-year-old posted a 481-329 record over his five seasons in Houston. Under his guidance, the Astros reached the playoffs four times, won 100 games in three straight years, and earned two pennants and a World Series title. Despite that success, he was fired in January shortly after the league suspended him.

Report: Angels allow White Sox to interview La Russa for managerial job

  Report: Angels allow White Sox to interview La Russa for managerial job The Los Angeles Angels granted the Chicago White Sox permission to interview Tony La Russa for their managerial vacancy, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports. La Russa is currently a special assistant in the Angels organization. The 76-year-old last managed in the majors in 2011, when he led the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series title. The former skipper won three championships during his 33-year Hall of Fame career. His 2,728 managerial wins are third on the all-time list.Chicago is looking for a new manager after parting ways with Rick Renteria on Monday.Copyright © 2020 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved.

Report : White Sox plan to reach out to La Russa . Close. Andrew Vaughn 1B, Chicago White Sox . White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said Monday that Michael Kopech is "fully invested and McRae cleared waivers after being designated for assignment and will remain in the organization.

The White Sox remain firmly entrenched in their rebuild as they enter spring training. While the direction they’re headed is clear, the Sox are facing Manager Rick Renteria has a rebuilt bullpen to work with and appears to have some options to close out games. Leading the way is newly acquired

Another candidate to take over for the fired Rick Renteria is Hall of Fame skipper Tony La Russa, who last managed with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011.

La Russa, who started his managerial career with the White Sox in 1979, was reportedly given permission to interview in Chicago by the Los Angeles Angels, with whom he currently works as a special assistant. He's close friends with White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf, who Heyman adds is keen on bringing the 76-year-old back to the South Side more than 30 years after firing him.

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Opinion: Once a pariah, ex-Astros manager A.J. Hinch has returned to baseball with Alex Cora perhaps on the way .
A.J. Hinch is back as a manager in MLB. Alex Cora could be on his way, too. Where is the public outcry now after the two were suspended by MLB?We are supposed to still be incensed at the Houston Astros, and wish them the worst, but can’t wait to celebrate if the Boston Red Sox hire Alex Cora, to become their next manager?

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