Phillies: Manager candidates tracker and updates

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 1: Pitching coach Mickey Callaway #32 talks with new relief pitcher Andrew Miller #24 of the Cleveland Indians prior to the game against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field on August 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 1: Pitching coach Mickey Callaway #32 talks with new relief pitcher Andrew Miller #24 of the Cleveland Indians prior to the game against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field on August 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images) /
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Phillies general manager Matt Klentak could have a manager decision soon

With the MLB playoffs now narrowed down to four teams, the Phillies have the ability to conduct more interviews outside of the organization for their manager position.

With so many names rumored in this search we’ve compiled a list of who to keep an eye on this offseason.

Here’s a list of potential managerial candidates based on whether they’ve interviewed, are reportedly in the race, not in the race, or could still get a phone call.

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Have Interviewed

Juan Samuel – Former player & third base coach

Dusty Wathan – Triple-A manager

Jorge Velandia – Player development coach

Reported Interest

Mickey Callaway – Cleveland Indians pitching coach

Mike Redmond – Former Marlins manager/Rockies bench coach

Brad Ausmus – Former Tigers manager

Tim Bogar – Seattle Mariners bench coach

Gary DiSarcina – Red Sox bench coach

Alex Cora – Houston Astros bench coach

Little to no interest expected

Buck Showalter – Baltimore Orioles manager

Mike Scioscia – Los Angeles Angels manager

John Farrell – Former Red Sox manager

Ruben Amaro Jr. – Former general manager/Red Sox first base coach

Out of the running

Larry Bowa – Former manager/bench coach; named special adviser to the general manager

Next: Phillies manager search: Five baseball lifers to hire

The next couple of names are those the staff has considered as potential candidates, but have not been interviewed or officially linked to the job.

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Raúl Ibañez – Former player

Ron Washington – Former Rangers manager, Braves third base coach

Matt Williams – Former Nationals manager

Ron Gardenhire – Former Twins manager, Diamondbacks bench coach

Ron Roenicke – Former Brewers manager, Angels third base coach

Ozzie Guillen – Former White Sox manager

Matt Stairs – Hitting coach

Next: Five questions the Phils need to answer

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