Sports White Sox include AJ Hinch's signature in La Russa hiring graphic

02:35  30 october  2020
02:35  30 october  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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A. J. Hinch wearing a hat and smiling at the camera © Christian Petersen / Getty Images Sport / Getty

In an email sent out announcing the hiring of Tony La Russa as the team's next manager, the Chicago White Sox included AJ Hinch's signature.

Hinch, the former manager of the Houston Astros who was suspended and subsequently fired for his role in the sign-stealing scandal, was rumored to be under consideration for the White Sox managerial vacancy. However, reports indicated Hinch was never formally interviewed. Regardless, his signature appears as the highlighted portion of the graphic, above La Russa's name.

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The Chicago White Sox might want to consider AJ Hinch to be their next manager. The Chicago White Sox have been without a manager for a few weeks La Russa has held executive roles within MLB and multiple clubs since he initially retired as a manager. It' s unknown if he'd accept the White Sox

What' s up everyone, I'm sure you all heard the breaking news that the Houston Astros owner Jim Crane has fired both GM Jeff Luhnow and Manager AJ Hinch after This comes after an MLB investigation has found that the Houston Astros used specific technology, including a secretly installed center-field

Hinch is reportedly being interviewed for the Detroit Tigers' job.

On Thursday, La Russa inked a multi-year contract to become the next manager of the White Sox. The 76-year-old Hall of Famer is now the oldest active skipper in baseball. He last managed the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011.

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