The Baltimore Orioles have had continuing conversations with ESPN analyst Buck Showalter about their managerial job, another sign that they are closing in on making him an official offer, two sources close to the negotiations have confirmed.
Former Rangers and Mets manager Bobby Valentine, now an analyst with ESPN, has confirmed that he will fly to Florida on Friday night to meet with Marlins executives, including owner Jeffrey Loria, to discuss the club's managerial job.
Former Yankees, Diamondbacks and Rangers manager Buck Showalter, now an analyst with ESPN, met Wednesday with Orioles owner Peter Angelos and club president Andy MacPhail for three hours about their managerial position.
Former Texas Rangers and New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine, now an analyst with ESPN, has withdrawn his name from consideration for the managerial job with the Baltimore Orioles, Valentine confirmed Wednesday.
Former Rangers and Mets manager Bobby Valentine, now an analyst for ESPN, met Friday with Orioles owner Peter Angelos and general manager Andy MacPhail about the club's managerial situation, a source confirmed Friday.