Wed, 31 Oct 2012 07:19:15 -0700
Boston Red Sox third base coach Brian Butterfield is still in the mix for the Toronto Blue Jays managerial vacancy, despite joining the Red Sox's staff.
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 10:00:51 -0700
The Boston Red Sox named Brian Butterfield as their new third base coach Tuesday, Oct. 30. Butterfield served as the third base coach for the Toronto Blue Jays the last three years.
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.
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 14:39:22 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays first base coach Torey Lovullo will be the Boston Red Sox's new bench coach under manager John Farrell, the team announced Tuesday, Oct. 23. It's less likely the Blue Jays third base coach Brian Butterfield will also come over to Boston. Butterfield is a candidate to be Toronto's next manager.
Tue, 26 Oct 2010 11:46:55 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays third base coach Brian Butterfield and pitching coach Bruce Walton will return to their positions for next season, according to the Toronto Sun's Ken Fidlin.
Thu, 21 Oct 2010 12:08:18 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays third base coach Brian Butterfield could still be a candidate for the team's managerial opening, according to MLB.com's Jordan Bastian. The Canadian Press reports that bench coach Nick Leyva is out of the running.
Thu, 21 Oct 2010 06:09:26 -0700
Updating previous reports, Toronto Blue Jays third base coach Brian Butterfield is also a finalist for the team's managerial opening, WEEI.com's Rob Bradford reports.
Sat, 16 Oct 2010 11:27:37 -0700
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter has not yet determined which coaches he will bring back for the 2011 season, according to Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun. The situation may not be resolved until after the World Series because of the high number of managerial vacancies around the major leagues. Two coaches who appear to be high on Showalter's wish list include Toronto Blue Jays third-base coach Brian Butterfield and former Seattle Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu.
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 10:32:16 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays have already interviewed Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim bench coach Ron Roenicke, minor league manager Luis Rivera, bench coach Nick Leyva and third base coach Brian Butterfield for their managerial opening, according to the Toronto Sun's Bob Elliott. The team could also ask New York Yankees third base coach Rob Thomson to interview when the Yankees' season concludes.
Thu, 30 Sep 2010 10:10:48 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays have received permission to interview Colorado Rockies hitting coach Don Baylor for their managerial position next year, according to SI.com's Jon Heyman. It is believed New York Yankees third base coach Rob Thomson and Blue Jays third base coach Brian Butterfield will be considered also.