RadioBDC Logo
Violet Hill | Coldplay Listen Live
THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Right man for the job?

October 1, 2011

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

A look at five potential candidates for the Red Sox’ managerial opening, listed by age.

DAVE MARTINEZ, Rays bench coach
Age: 47
History: A moderately successful big leaguer for 16 seasons, he’s been Joe Maddon’s lead assistant in Tampa since 2007.

DON WAKAMATSU, Blue Jays bench coach
Age: 48
History: In line with the Sox’ way of statistical influence, and turned 101-loss Mariners into 85-game winners in 2009.

TREY HILLMAN, Dodgers bench coach
Age: 48
History: Parlayed success in Japan to top job with Kansas City for two full years, fired just 35 games into last season.

DeMARLO HALE, Red Sox bench coach
Age: 50
History: Sox third base coach from 2006-09 and bench coach for two years. Last managed in 2001 with Texas’s Triple A team.

BOBBY VALENTINE, ESPN analyst
Age: 61
History: Career winning percentage of .490 in 15 years running Rangers and Mets, with two tenures managing in Japan.

Red Sox Video