• Rockies to interview Runnells for managerial job

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 12, 2012
    Tom Runnells' interview for the Rockies' vacant managerial post went into it's second day on Friday. The Rockies will interview Tom Runnells for their vacant manager's job on Thursday, the club said Wednesday. Runnells, 57, has been with the Rockies' organization since 2004, and was the Major League bench coach from May 2009 through last season, throughout Jim Tracy's tenure as manager. Runnells managed the Montreal Expos in 1991 and 1992 , and has worked in the Rockies organization since 2001. Runnells, who managed the Montreal Expos in 1991 and 1992, is the first of two in-house candidates. Jason Giambi, who has played for the Rockies since late 2009 and would retire as a player to become a manager, also has been mentioned. Several candidates have been identified in the media, such as Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr., Dodgers third-base coach Tim Wallach, Phillies third-base coach Ryne Sandberg and onetime Rockies catcher Brad Ausmus, who is working in the Padres' front office.
    Source: MLB.com

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