In addition to Joe Maddon, two other candidates for Angels 2020 manager have been reported, says Maria Torres of the LA Times.
Along with Joe Maddon, the #Angels are considering former Red Sox manager John Farrell and former Orioles manager Buck Showalter for their managerial opening, @latimessports has learned.— Maria Torres (@maria_torres3) October 9, 2019
Torres then clarifies that “considering” means “interviewing.”
By considering, I meant interviewing. Maddon interviewed Monday. Farrell and Showalter are two of the other three candidates who hadn’t been named yet.— Maria Torres (@maria_torres3) October 9, 2019
John Farrell, 57, has managed the Toronto Blue Jays and the Boston Red Sox, winning the World Series with the latter in 2013. He is a lifetime 586-548 as an MLB manager.
Buck Showalter, 63, is a three-time Manager of the Year award winner and has managed the New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, Texas Rangers, and Baltimore Orioles. Most recently, he is famous for leaving Zack Britton on the bench during a tie in the 2016 AL Wild Card Game because he was the team’s closer.
It seems this time around, the Angels are going for retread managers with a history of success rather than newer managers.