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Red Sox Interview Luis Urueta, Don Kelly – MLB Trade Rumors

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The Red Sox interviewed Diamondbacks bench coach Luis Urueta for their vacant supervisory post recently, ESPNs Enrique Rojas reports. Its the second time in the previous year that Urueta has actually spoken with for the position. He was likewise a prospect after Alex Cora was let go, although the group opted to instead stick with an internal choice in Ron Roenicke, who will not return as skipper in 2021. Meanwhile, Alex Speier of the Boston Globe reports that the Sox interviewed Pirates bench coach Don Kelly also.
Urueta, 40 in January, has actually held his existing position in Arizona for 3 seasons. Hes formerly worked as Arizonas minors field planner in addition to handling the Diamondbacks Rookie-level affiliate, handling in the Dominican Winter League and handling Team Colombia in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
The 40-year-old Kelly has actually quickly risen as a popular managerial candidate after retiring as a gamer following the 2016 season. The long time Tigers utilityman started working in Detroits player development part upon retiring and relocated to their scouting staff the next year. He was hired as Houstons first base coach for the 2018 season and employed as the Pirates bench coach under novice skipper Derek Shelton last offseason.
Theres significant speculation that Cora might go back to Boston after his suspension for his role in the Astros 2017 cheating scandal has actually been served. That restriction runs through the current postseason. The Red Sox have likewise supposedly talked to Cubs 3rd base coach Will Venable and, per MLB Networks Jon Heyman, could talk to Dodgers first base coach George Lombard.

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