Bob Melvin, the former manager of the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball, will take the helm of the San Francisco Giants next year. The Associated Press, citing multiple sources, reported on Friday (Nov. 25) that San Francisco has agreed to terms with Melvin and is expected to make a formal announcement soon. Melvin, who signed a three-year deal with San Diego in November 2021, has one year remaining on his contract but recently interviewed for the San Francisco managerial job with the club’s permission.
Melvin, who first won a big-league managerial job with the Seattle Mariners in 2003, followed San Diego with the Arizona Diamondbacks (2005-2009) and Oakland Athletics (2011-2021).In 20 seasons in the majors, Melvin has compiled a 1,517-1,425 record with eight postseason appearances .He was named manager of the year three times. In two years in San Diego, he won 171 games and lost 153.
In his first season, last year, the Padres swept the Los Angeles Dodgers and reached the National League Championship Series, but failed to make it to fall ball this year. Melvin has been embroiled in a feud with Dodgers general manager A.J. Preller this season, and his successor in San Diego could be former St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shields .Schildt, who was also named the 2019 Manager of the Year, has been with the Padres since last year, serving as a senior advisor to Major League Baseball’s staff and player development .Schildt also served as third base coach earlier this season when former KIA Tigers manager Matt Williams was sidelined for cancer surgery. Bench coach Ryan Flaherty is also being considered as a candidate for 바카라사이트 San Diego’s next manager.