All posts tagged "John Gibbons"

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    John Gibbons No Longer A Candidate

    Gibbons is no longer a candidate for the manager position. John Gibbons, the Kansas City Royals bench coach who had interviewed for the Pittsburgh Pirates manager position, is no longer a candidate for the vacant position.  Gibbons was rumored to be a serious candidate earlier in the week, but apparently the Pirates...

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    Manager Notes: Wedge, Porter, Gibbons

    Gibbons is seen as a serious candidate for the Pirates' job. A few updates on the manager search: -Eric Wedge was officially named the manager of the Seattle Mariners today, after rumors broke over the weekend that Seattle had settled on Wedge as their next manager. -Bo Porter, who interviewed with the...

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    Eric Wedge to the Mariners

    With Wedge going to Seattle, the race for the Pirates' manager position is wide open. According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Seattle Mariners have settled on Eric Wedge as their next manager.  Wedge was seen as the favorite for the Pittsburgh Pirates open spot, and with him off the market,...

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    Manager Notes: Gibbons, Samuel, Oquendo

    Some manager updates for today... -The Pirates officially interviewed John Gibbons, making him the third manager candidate interviewed.  Gibbons is the bench coach of the Kansas City Royals, and was the former manager of the Toronto Blue Jays from mid-2004 to mid-2008.  Gibbons had some run ins with players, some of which...

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