Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo and former White Sox coach Alex Cora were reportedly candidates to become the next manager of the Texas Rangers. Now they’re reportedly out:
Both Torey Lovullo and Alex Cora have been told they are no longer candidates for Rangers managing job
— Rob Bradford (@bradfo) October 14, 2014
This jibes with reports last week that Tim Bogar, Rangers interim manager, is the favorite to get the job on a permanent basis. In addition to Bogar, Kevin Cash, Joe McEwing, Jeff Banister, Mike Maddux and Steve Buechele are all rumored to be in the running.