MLB: A few hours after firing and there are already candidates for Cardinals manager

Just hours after his firing, speculation has already begun about who could replace Mike shildt as the next manager of the St. Louis Cardinals. Popular internal candidates appear to be bench and first base coaches, Oliver Marmol and Canadian Stubby Clapp, respectively.

St. Louis generally likes to promote itself from within, and both Marmol and Clapp have appeared before as candidates for helmsman vacancies. So neither would be a shocking choice, although given the surprising nature of Shildt’s release, anything could be on the table:

Without knowing the true nature of the disconnect between Shildt and Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak, it’s difficult to speculate on possible targets.

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Clapp, 48, played for the Cardinals in his only year in MLB beyond 2001. In total, he belonged to the club from 1996 to 2002. For his part, Oliver J. Marmol, 35, played as a player. in San Luis from 2007 to 2010. He never even reached Double A.

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Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Bachelor of Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and a reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services at Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and after a few days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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