Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:59:50 -0700
The Kansas City Royals named Don Wakamatsu as their new bench coach and catching instructor and Mike Jirschele as an assistant coach Friday, Oct. 25. Wakamatsu served as a special assignment scout for the New York Yankees last year and Jirschele was the manager for Triple-A Omaha since 2003.
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.
Wed, 24 Oct 2012 06:24:15 -0700
Former Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy and former Seattle Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu are in the mix for the Toronto Blue Jays managerial vacancy.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 15:00:50 -0800
The New York Mets will interview Texas Rangers hitting coach Clint Hurdle and Toronto Blue Jays bench coach Don Wakamatsu for their managerial vacancy Wednesday, Nov. 10, according to MLB.com's Anthony DiComo.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 13:03:42 -0800
The Toronto Blue Jays hired former manager Don Wakamatsu as their new bench coach Monday, Nov. 8, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin.
Sat, 06 Nov 2010 11:29:34 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays have reportedly made an offer to former Seattle Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu to become their new bench coach, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com.
Fri, 05 Nov 2010 11:14:13 -0700
The New York Mets are expected to interview former Seattle Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu for the managerial position, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer's Gerry Spratt.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 11:30:35 -0700
The New York Mets appear to have plenty of candidates to choose from for their managerial vacancy, according to the New York Daily News' Andy Martino. The candidates include minor league manager Wally Backman, third base coach Chip Hale, Ken Oberkfell, Bob Melvin, Terry Collins, Clint Hurdle, Lee Mazzilli, Pete Mackanin and Don Wakamatsu.
Sat, 30 Oct 2010 14:19:44 -0700
Former Seattle Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu is the leading candidate to join the Baltimore Orioles as the new bench coach for manager Buck Showalter but discussions concerning the position are still ongoing, according to Dan Connolly of The Baltimore Sun.
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.