Odds Are: Showalter Headed Back? Muelens Giants Favorite? 7 Manager Jobs Open
The Angels became the first team to fill a managerial vacancy this off-season, hiring Joe Maddon to return to the organziation where he began his non-playing career by managering at the rookie-league level. He wound up a big-league coach with the Angels, and then managed Tampa Bay and the Chicago Cubs.
Seven openings rmeain to bill filled. The odds favor David Ross with the Cubs, Mike Matheny with the Royals, Joe Girardi with the Mets, Buck Showalter with the Phillies, Derek Shelton with the Pirates, Brad Ausmus with the Padres and Hensley Muelens with the Giants.