The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on Tuesday afternoon that Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach Don Mattingly took part in a phone interview for the unoccupied Cleveland IndiansÆ managerial job. Mattingly was said to have a phone conversation sometime last week with IndiansÆ general manager Mark Shapiro and assistant general manager Chris Antonetti. "I've wanted to manage a long time and I've been moving in that direction," said Mattingly. According to the Dodgers official site , the Tribe interviewed at least eight candidates for the open position, including former Washington Nationals manager Manny Acta. It has been confirmed that Acta is currently in Cleveland and is a finalist for the position, yet MattinglyÆs status remains unknownùor least unannounced. In addition to the Clevelan ...
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