According to the Boston Herald Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux – brother of Greg Maddux – may be a candidate to replace Terry Francona as Red Sox manager.
After nine seasons as a pitching coach in Milwaukee and Texas, [Maddux] may be interested in managing.
Other candidates for the job include Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez, Cleveland Indians first base coach Sandy Alomar Jr., Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin, Milwaukee Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum and Toronto Blue Jays first base coach Torey Lovullo.
Maddux pitched 15 season in the Majors, retiring in 2000. When he retired he became the pitching coach of the Houston Astros Double-A team before becoming the Milwaukee Brewers pitching coach. He coached in Milwaukee for six seasons and is currently coaching in the World Series as the Texas Rangers pitching coach, who he's been with since 2008.
According to Scott Lauber's report, during Maddux's three years on manager Ron Washington's staff, the Rangers have posted a 4.03 team ERA, including 3.79 this season.
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