Saying he wasn't satisfied with any of the candidates the Houston Astros interviewed, owner Drayton McLane will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. CST Wednesday to announce he's hiring himself as the team's manager. The team reportedly had tried to hire Manny Acta as manager, only for Acta to bolt the 'Stros for the Indians. Fans had also called on McLane to hire Astro greats Craig Biggio or Jeff Bagwell to manage the team. "After five minutes of careful consideration, I have decided to hire myself as manager," McLane said in a statement that he'll read tomorrow. "I like me, I like baseball, I like being on the field and I think I can do a good job running this team." McLane plans to try to hire Phil Garner, Dave Clark and Brad Mills as coaches. At least three other times in Major League B ...
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