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Offline lastobjective

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #1: September 13, 2012, 08:46:30 PM »
If he can get it, it's well deserved. It'd be nice for him to have the opportunity to manage a team.

Offline wpa2629

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #2: September 13, 2012, 08:47:28 PM »
Good for Bo


Offline houston-nat

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #3: September 13, 2012, 08:48:18 PM »
It'd be nice for him to have the opportunity to manage a our team.

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #4: September 13, 2012, 08:49:56 PM »
Think Riggleman. If we all think Riggle...all at once...it will happen! (Maybe????)


Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #6: September 13, 2012, 09:08:11 PM »
If he can get it, it's well deserved. It'd be nice for him to have the opportunity to manage a team.

It's the Astros. Is the word 'team' appropriate?


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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #7: September 13, 2012, 09:08:46 PM »
I get the impression Randy Knorr is being groomed as a successor ...

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #8: September 13, 2012, 09:11:10 PM »
Just out of curiosity, I know around the boards people have bandied about that Bo and Randy have potential as managers. How would you all know that? (not judging you, just curious) What sorts of things do people look for when evaluating a potential manager? It's not like Bo's skills as a 3B coach are really applicable to managing from the dugout.

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #9: September 13, 2012, 09:13:04 PM »
Just out of curiosity, I know around the boards people have bandied about that Bo and Randy have potential as managers. How would you all know that? (not judging you, just curious) What sorts of things do people look for when evaluating a potential manager? It's not like Bo's skills as a 3B coach are really applicable to managing from the dugout.


Randy was a manager in the Nats minor league system and is now with the Big Club. Nats Brass sing his praises all the time.

Don't know about Bo Porter


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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #10: September 13, 2012, 09:23:28 PM »
It's the Astros. Is the word 'team' appropriate?

:lol:

Though Bo as our manager will be nice, but will he wait long enough for Davey to resign?

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #11: September 13, 2012, 09:34:45 PM »
Just out of curiosity, I know around the boards people have bandied about that Bo and Randy have potential as managers. How would you all know that? (not judging you, just curious) What sorts of things do people look for when evaluating a potential manager? It's not like Bo's skills as a 3B coach are really applicable to managing from the dugout.
Bo has fire, as evidenced by the Cubs series.

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #12: September 13, 2012, 09:43:33 PM »
Don't know about Bo Porter

There's a sense around baseball that he's a really smart guy and a good candidate. Read this interview with him.

“When people ask what kind of manager I’ll be, I always tell them, ‘Give me a roster and then I’ll tell you how I’m going to manage that ball club.’ You can say you’re going to be an aggressive manager and that we’re going to steal bases and hit-and-run, but if you have six guys in your lineup that can hit 25 home runs, it’s probably not a good idea to take too many chances of giving away outs. Conversely, if you have a team that doesn’t have a lot of power — but you do have guys who put the ball in play — you can put runners in motion.

“You want to take advantage of the ability that your players have. How you manage shouldn’t be etched in stone. You have to play to your strengths and at the same time you have to look at your opponent. If there are things the other team doesn’t do well, you want to put your players in a position to take advantage of that. A big part of this game is recognizing advantages, whether you do that with data or with your own eyes.”

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #13: September 13, 2012, 09:44:28 PM »
There's a sense around baseball that he's a really smart guy and a good candidate. Read this interview with him.


I'm rooting for him

Offline Hogie

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #14: September 13, 2012, 10:12:59 PM »
Just have a reporter ask these guys their thoughts on bunting and relievers/saves and we'll have a pretty good idea.

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #15: September 13, 2012, 10:23:44 PM »
Just have a reporter ask these guys their thoughts on bunting and relievers/saves and we'll have a pretty good idea.

Click the link I posted. Bo does talk bunting.

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #16: September 13, 2012, 10:29:10 PM »
I read the interview. A very sharp guy. Of course, I hope Davey manages forever, but...

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #17: September 13, 2012, 10:38:15 PM »
Stay here, Bo. I figure the job here is his within a few years.

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #18: September 13, 2012, 10:39:23 PM »
i want Bo to be our manager of the future.  Davey's what 70?  He is the oldest manager in the bigs and probably won't do it much longer.  We could replace him with Bo and have davey go back to working in the FO.

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #19: September 13, 2012, 10:41:47 PM »
Ayup
Stay here, Bo. I figure the job here is his within a few years.


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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #20: September 13, 2012, 10:48:29 PM »
Worth mentioning, however, that Porter lives in Houston.

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #21: September 14, 2012, 08:36:48 AM »
Would be great if he got it. Worst third base coach in MLB

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #22: September 14, 2012, 08:37:52 AM »
Why are they conducting interviews in season? I don't understand that. Why not wait until after the season? Luhnow is a donk.

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #23: September 14, 2012, 09:24:59 AM »
I think there is some weird rule about not talking to coaches of teams in the playoffs.  maybe it is only during off days with team permission or something like that. Maybe there is no restriction before the season ends, and because it is a promotion, the Nats can't block it.

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Re: Bo interviewing for Astros manager
« Reply #24: September 14, 2012, 10:11:31 AM »
Hope he gets it.