Showalter interviewing this week
ESPN analyst Buck Showalter has been contacted by the Orioles about their managerial position and is expected to meet with the organization in less than a week, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Tim Kurkijan on Wednesday.
Showalter is a former manager with the Yankees, Diamondbacks and Rangers. When contacted by MLB.com at the beginning of the Orioles last homestand, Showalter said the Orioles had not approached him at the job, but he would be open to listening to what they had to say.
Showalter had no comment in the ESPN story. If he does interview, it will be the third candidate owner Peter Angelos and president of baseball operations Andy MacPhail have reportedly considered for the job. MacPhail said Monday that there is no timetable to naming a permanent replacement for former manager Dave Trembley.