Former Blue Jays manager John Gibbons will meet for the opening of the Astros

Former Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons will meet for On Thursday, the Houston Astros held a vacant management position, according to Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi.

The interview was first reported by Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston.

With one month left before spring training begins, the Astros are looking for a manager after firing A.J. Hinch following the MLB findings of the 2017 poster theft scandal. Hinch led the Astros to a World Series title in 2017, as well as another American League pennant in 2019.

Gibbons, 57, earned 11 years of his managerial experience with the Blue Jays. His professional record was 793-789 (.501).

It was a two-part mandate: first, he took over half of the season in 2004 and was fired mid-season in 2008. Then, he took over in 2013 and lasted until 2018, at which time the Azulejos announced that I would not do it. be held (even though it was signed until 2019).

Under Gibbons, the Blue Jays had their most successful seasons in decades, reaching the ALCS in 2015 and 2016.

Although born in Montana, Gibbons played baseball at his high school in San Antonio, Texas.

Whoever assumes the position of Astros manager will receive the keys of a team in the win mode now, led by the current winner of Cy Young. Justin Verlander and MVP runner-up Alex Bregman

Houston is also looking for its next general manager, as former general manager Jeff Luhnow was also fired for his role in the Astros poster theft scandal.

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