10/8 news roundup
Larry Stone on the GM search.
In search of a replacement for Bill Bavasi, who was fired June 16, the Mariners will interview Peter Woodfork, Arizona’s assistant general manager; Jerry DiPoto, Arizona’s director of player personnel; Tony Bernazard, New York Mets vice president of player development; Kim Ng, Los Angeles Dodgers assistant general manager; and Tony LaCava, Toronto Blue Jays assistant general manager.
Also, Joe Cowley at the Chicago Sun-Times spectulates that Joey Cora could be the next M’s manager.
The Seattle Mariners have Sox bench coach Joey Cora atop their managerial list. Cora is a huge figure in the Northwest, and now that the Sox are done for the year, the interview process will begin.