The Atlanta Braves have reportedly begun their search for the team’s next manager. MLB.com’s Mark Bowman reports that the team interviewed four internal candidates including interim manager Brian Snitker and bench coach Terry Pendleton.
The Braves interviewed their four internal mgr. candidates - Snit, Pendleton, Perez and Porter. Pendleton was said to be very impressive— Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) October 1, 2016
Bowman reports that the team is still likely to interview a couple of external candidates as well.
The Braves will likely still talk to a couple external candidates before deciding who will begin 2017 as their manager— Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) October 1, 2016
Snitker still feels like the odds on favorite to keep the job given the team’s sharp turnaround down the stretch. Still, there is nothing wrong with the team conducting a thorough search in the process.