Sun, 12 Feb 2012 19:49:55 -0800
The Oakland Athletics will have Phil Garner back in 2012, as he has accepted a part-time special adviser role. He contemplated retirement, but will be with the team throughout spring training before his role is further determined.
Thu, 29 Sep 2011 19:57:45 -0700
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said he hopes special advisor Phil Garner stay with the team and becomes a coach on the coaching staff. Garner joined the team during the last month of the season.
Sat, 13 Aug 2011 11:55:42 -0700
The Oakland Athletics have hired former MLB manager Phil Garner as a special advisor.
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 15:04:41 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates interviewed former manager Eric Wedge for their open managerial position Tuesday, Oct. 5, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Rob Biertempfel. Former manager Phil Garner is also believed to be interested in the position.
Fri, 11 Jun 2010 07:33:03 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles have been rumored to be looking at former managers Phil Garner and Buck Showalter for their full-time managerial position, but both Garner and Showalter have said that they have not been contacted by the team, according to MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez and Brittany Ghiroli.
Fri, 23 Oct 2009 10:10:16 -0700
Jose de Jesus Ortiz, of the Houston Chronicle, reports free-agent manager Phil Garner, free-agent manager Manny Acta (Nationals) and Boston Red Sox bench coach Bradley Mills are the three finalists for the Houston Astros' managerial position in 2010. Owner Drayton McLane expects to name the team's new manager as early as next week.
Thu, 22 Oct 2009 05:20:57 -0700
FOX 26 Sports' Mark Berman reports the Houston Astros have narrowed their managerial search to four people. Former Washington Nationals manager Manny Acta, Boston Red Sox bench coach Bradley Mills, former Astros manager Phil Garner and Astros interim manager Dave Clark are the four finalists.
Thu, 15 Oct 2009 13:18:02 -0700
Brian McTaggart, of MLB.com, reports Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin and free-agent manager Phil Garner (Astros) will both interview for the manager's job with the Houston Astros Saturday, Oct. 17.
Tue, 13 Oct 2009 05:31:45 -0700
Astros.MLB.com's Alyson Footer reports the Houston Astros named their 10 managerial candidates. Interim manager Dave Clark, minor league field coordinator Al Pedrique, former Milwaukee Brewers manager Ned Yost, San Diego Padres hitting coach Randy Ready, former Arizona Diamondbacks manager Bob Melvin, former Washington Nationals manager Manny Acta, Boston Red Sox pitching coach Brad Mills, Red Sox first base coach Tim Bogar, former Astros manager Phil Garner and Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin are all candidates.
Mon, 27 Aug 2007 12:21:12 -0700
ESPNews reports the Houston Astros have fired manager Phil Garner.