Cardinals third base coach Jose Oquendo will interview Wednesday for the Seattle Mariners' vacant manager position, and having been through the job-search circuit before he knows just being considered is key."I've learned a lot from one of the best, and now I hope to have a good interview and see what happens," Oquendo said Monday evening. "It helps to get my name out there, let everybody know of my interest to someday be a manager."I think they should hire Oquendo for efficiency reasons. Dude was so damn versitile as a player that he could probably be the manager, bench coach, hitting instructer, bullpen catcher, ticket taker, and beer guy all at once. With the Oquendo-driven savings they'd realize, the Mariners could actively pursue Ramirez and Sabathia.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Hire the Multitasker!
Reader Sara K alerted me to the fact that, among the eleventeen people the Mariners are interviewing for the managerial opening, is one Jose Oquendo: