Hurdle is waiting to see if he is a candidate for the Mets' job.
The New York Post reported today that the New York Mets have started their manager search, and included a note about Clint Hurdle:
Alderson evidently has not begun contacting candidates from outside the organization. That could preclude former Rockies manager Clint Hurdle, who is a finalist for the Pirates' job, from getting an interview. According to sources, Hurdle would like to know if he is a candidate for the Mets job before he faces a potential decision on the Pittsburgh opening. The Pirates are believed to be close to offering the job to either Hurdle or Jeff Banister.
The article doesn't really paint a picture that Hurdle is a favorite for the job, or even a lock to be interviewed. There was a report that Sandy Alderson, the new GM for the Mets, would start interviewing external candidates next week, and that Hurdle would be one of the candidates interviewed. There is also a report that Todd Collins cou...
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