Buck won’t be stopping here, but he’s likely dugout-bound
Former Orioles manager Buck Showalter spent the past year bonding with a growing gaggle of grandkids, enjoying a lot of quality time with his wife, Angela, and getting his baseball fix by appearing occasionally as an analyst for the YES Network, which is why he was headed to New York on Friday to join the YES broadcast crew for the American League Championship Series.
“The time off was great,” he said. “There’s a reason I’ve been married 36 years. We’ve got two grandchildren and one on the way. I got to connect with them. Wouldn’t trade it for the world.”
Now, it’s very possible that the time has come for Showalter to go back to work in his true profession.
Showalter has been mentioned in connection with several of the managerial vacancies that opened over the past two weeks. He has interviewed with the Los Angeles Angels and is also considered a strong candidate to replace Gabe Kapler with the Philadelphia Phillies. There have even been rumblings that Manny Machado has been lobbying for him in San Diego, but
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