Urueta also spoke with the Red Sox about the same position in January before they opted to replace Alex Cora with Ron Roenicke before this season.
The Tigers’ job is open after Ron Gardenhire resigned late in the season.
Just six teams had lower odds than the Diamondbacks.
Leake, Guerra, and Rondon.
The moves leave the D-backs with two open spaces, and they are likely to clear more room on the 40-man in the coming weeks. That’s because the deadline for adding players in order to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft is Nov. 20.
“It’s more of a timing element,” Hazen said. “We were doing it to clear a roster spot. We know we’re going to need at least a handful of spots, so we’re sort of getting in front of it now.”
Guilbeau has a 2.70 ERA in 25 appearances in his big league career. He dealt with a shoulder strain this season that presumably caused his velocity to tumble; after averaging 94.4 mph with his fastball in 2019, he dropped to 91.4 mph this year.
As an ‘armchair’ manager, I bet he does...
According to Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia, a person described as close to Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto said the two-time All-Star “would like to remain in Philadelphia and is not particularly keen on playing in New York.”
Tomas’ final hurrah, perhaps.....