Tue, 29 Oct 2013 20:49:47 -0700
Former Cleveland Indians and Washington Nationals manager Manny Acta appears to be out of the running for the managerial vacancy with the Chicago Cubs.
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 08:36:04 -0700
Former Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge is receiving interest from the Chicago Cubs for their vacant managerial position, according to a source familiar with the situation. Wedge left the Mariners earlier this month after three seasons. The Cubs' list of managerial candidates includes A.J. Hinch, Manny Acta, Rick Renteria and Dave Martinez. Boston Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo is expected to be interviewed after the World Series.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:28:50 -0700
Chicago Cubs team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer met with Manny Acta Monday, Oct. 7, about the team's managerial vacancy. New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is believed to be at the top of the team's wish list, and they will wait to see what he does before finalizing their plan.
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 21:06:13 -0700
The Chicago Cubs are believed to be considering former Cleveland Indians manager Manny Acta, Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr., and Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez as possible candidates for their vacant manager job.
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 06:34:59 -0800
The Toronto Blue Jays have interviewed Baltimore Orioles third base coach DeMarlo Hale for their bench coach spot. They have also interviewed Manny Acta for a coaching position.
Sun, 28 Oct 2012 10:41:27 -0700
San Diego Padres special assistant Brad Ausmus, along with former MLB managers Jim Tracy and Manny Acta, are not expected to be in contention for the Toronto Blue Jays' managerial vacancy. However, Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach, Baltimore Orioles third base coach DeMarlo Hale, Cleveland Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr., Blue Jays bench coach Don Wakamatsu and Blue Jays third base coach Brian Butterfield are still believed to be in the running.
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 15:25:48 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays are expected to have Cleveland Indians bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr. and Baltimore Orioles third base coach DeMarlo Hale on their list of managerial candidates. Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach and former Indians manager Manny Acta are expected to be on the radar, too. Early speculation is that Alomar will be the front-runner for the position.
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:58:46 -0700
The Cleveland Indians have fired manager Manny Acta. Bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr. will manage the final six games of the season. The team will begin their search for a new manager immediately and will consider Alomar for the position.
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 00:01:32 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF Ezequiel Carrera has played pretty much every day since his promotion on Aug. 3, but manager Manny Acta is looking for more improvement. "Carrera has come up this year, his swing is a little bit better, more consistent. But he still needs to continue in his control of the strike zone," Acta said. "His walk-to-strikeout ratio's not good. It's not just necessarily about walking. It's about controlling the strike zone so you can handle better pitches and get a higher on-base percentage."
Sat, 22 Sep 2012 00:06:02 -0700
Cleveland Indians SP Roberto Hernandez (ankle) threw a simulated game on Friday, Sept. 21, and manager Manny Acta said the pitcher is not quite there yet. "He threw three innings of a simulated game and did some pitchers' fielding practice. He still doesn't look confident enough running around and moving around to send him out there to compete in a game," Acta said.