What is up with all of the manager searches?
Nationals and Astros coaches are in consideration for open manager jobs.
#Nationals IF/1B coach Tim Bogar is another candidate who will get a second interview for the #Mets’ managerial position, sources tell The Athletic. Bogar joins Carlos Beltrán, Eduardo Pérez and Joe Girardi among the Mets’ finalists.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 21, 2019
Joe Espada is on his way to Chicago for a second managerial interview with the Cubs, per a source. Cubs were clearly impressed with what they heard last week from the Astros bench coach.— Mark Feinsand (@Feinsand) October 20, 2019
David Ross and Joe Espada appear to be the frontrunners on the North Side of Chicago. Espada also in play in SF and PITT. @GDubCub 1st suggested— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) October 21, 2019
Padres A.J. Preller leaning toward familiar names.
The #Padres’ search for a new manager is down to Jayce Tingler and Ron Washington, @AJCassavell reports.— Today in MLB (@TodayintheMLB) October 19, 2019
Both have ties to A.J. Preller during his time in the Texas Rangers front office.https://t.co/PGV0lIdhPr
The Phillies appear to be going back to the well of veteran managers
Phillies’ manager search enters final stages | Extra Innings https://t.co/A6ENuCcD85— Philadelphia Inquirer Sports (@phillysport) October 17, 2019
Apathy rains in Pittsburgh
Pirates Front Office may have bigger problems than who the manager will be next season.
"The fan apathy that surrounds the Pirates is astonishing and should be terrifying to Bob Nutting and Neal Huntington," writes @RonCookPG— Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (@PittsburghPG) October 20, 2019
Expos vs. Nationals
What do fans of the Montreal Expos think about the Washington Nationals making the World Series
The former Expos are finally in the World Series, and Montreal isn’t sure what to thinkhttps://t.co/LXS6E0Rp3h— Kamila Hinkson (@kamilahinkson) October 20, 2019
Potential changes to minor league baseball
You may have about the proposed plan to reduce minor teams that Baseball America wrote about last Friday. Here’s more about the history between the two entities, MLB and MiLB.
If you read this and can say "Oh I knew all this already" I want to meet you because you are a true baseball historian.https://t.co/2Rr8hKl2wt— JJ Cooper (@jjcoop36) October 19, 2019
Here’s more from this Washington Post article about the state of negotiations between MLB and MiLB.
There is a potential crisis looming between MLB and Minor League Baseball. https://t.co/EfwJZMmPMg— Post Sports (@PostSports) October 19, 2019