It's the most wonderful time of the year: nope, not the holidays, but Rajon Rondo trade rumors! (CBS Boston) Here We Go Again: Rondo Trade Rumors Have Begun dt_common_streams_StreamServer Patriots and Jets: Two Teams Heading in Oppositte Directions Tom Brady and Bill Belichick celebrate their 12th division title in 14 years. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Notes and Observations Week 15: Patriots Blow Out Dolphins 41-13; Clinch AFC East Tom Brady Connelly’s Top Ten: Patriots Defense, Special Teams Carry Home Team

Astros Seek Red Sox Coaches for Managerial Job

The Red Sox granted the Houston Astros permission to speak with first base coach Tim Bogar and bench coach Brad Mills about the team’s managerial opening. Mills and third base coach Demarlo Hale interviewed for the Seattle Mariners open job last season, but lost out to Don Wakamatsu.

“It’s pretty cool,” said Mills about the opportunity. “It just goes to show how many good guys we have on this coaching staff and it says a lot about Tito (Francona) and Theo (Epstein) and ownership and the people they’ve put together here.”

Bogar may have the edge due to his ties to GM Ed Wade (from their days with the Phillies) and that Bogar played with the Astros from 1997-2000. He also managed the Astros Single-A affiliate from 2004-2005.

The Indians asked Sox pitching coach John Farrell if he was interested in their managerial opening, but Farrell declined and should be back with the Sox in 2010.

About KC Downey - @kc_downey

KC is the "head coach" of the Sports of Boston, LLC blog network. Follow him on Twitter: @kc_downey

Tags: , , , , , ,

Discussion

One comment for “Astros Seek Red Sox Coaches for Managerial Job”

  1. Astros Seek Red Sox Coaches for Managerial Job: The Red Sox granted the Houston Astros permission to speak with.. http://bit.ly/1BQiNz

    Posted by Sports of Boston | October 13, 2009, 5:52 am

Post a comment