Major League Managers 2015

Pete Mackanin, Interim Manager, Philadelphia Phillies

Pete Mackanin, manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, is serving as an interim manager for the third time in his long baseball career. He started his career back in 1969 when he was drafted as an infielder by the Washington Senators. [read more...]

Dan Jennings, Manager, Miami Marlins

Dan Jennings, the new manager of the Miami Marlins, is an odd choice for managing a major league baseball team. He has no experience as a major league player and just one Spring training with a New York Yankees' class A minor league team in 1984. His only other baseball playing experience was as a student at the University of Southern Mississippi. [read more...]

Craig Counsell, Manager, Milwaukee Brewers

Craig Counsell, manager for the Milwaukee Brewers since May 4, 2015, has had an affiliation with the team since 2004. But before that time, his father worked in public relations for the team. This is Counsell's first managerial position. [read more...]

Pat Murphy, Interim Manager, San Diego Padres

Pat Murphy, interim manager of the San Diego Padres, had a limited professional career as a baseball player. After playing in college, he signed with the San Francisco Giants in 1982. He pitched in the Giants' minor league system in 1983, 1985, and 1986. He finished with a 7-10 record and a 5.21 ERA in 52 games. [read more...]

Paul Molitor, Manager, Minnesota Twins

Paul Molitor, who played for most of his 21-year baseball career with the Milwaukee Brewers, made major league baseball history by becoming the only player to finish his career with 3,000 or more hits, a .300 or greater batting average, 500 or more stolen bases, and 200 or more home runs. He also made World Series history in 1993 by being the only player with at least 2 home runs, 2 doubles and 2 triples in one World Series. [read more...]

Kevin Cash, Manager, Tampa Bay Rays

Kevin Cash, the new manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, was a part-time catcher in the major leagues for eight seasons. He started his playing career in 2002 with the Toronto Blue Jays. After three seasons with the Blue Jays, he joined the Rays in 2005. He lasted just a year with the Rays and then spent two seasons (2006, 2007) primarily in the minor leagues. [read more...]

A.J. Hinch, Manager, Houston Astros

A.J. Hinch, the new manager of the Houston Astros, was a catcher in the major leagues for seven years. He was drafted in 1996 by the Oakland Athletics while he was in his last year at Stanford University. After two years in the minor leagues, he joined the Athletics in 1998 and he played with them through the 2000 season before being traded to the Kansas City Royals. [read more...]

Chip Hale, Manager, Arizona Diamondbacks

Chip Hale, the new manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, was a part-time major league baseball player for seven years. He was first drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1987. He was a utility player for the team from 1989-1990 and 1993-1996. He played with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1997 and he finished his professional career as a player in the minor leagues in 1998. He ended his major league career with 159 hits, 27 doubles, 78 RBIs, 68 strikeouts to 58 walks, and a .277 batting average in 333 games. [read more...]

Jeff Banister, Manager, Texas Rangers

Jeff Banister, the new manager of the Texas Rangers, played baseball in the minor leagues from 1986 through 1991. He played just one game in the major leagues in 1991 with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He finished his short playing career with eight games in the minor leagues in 1993. [read more...]

Returning Managers

Joe Girardi, Manager, New York Yankees

Buck Showalter, Manager, Baltimore Orioles

John Farrell, Manager, Boston Red Sox

John Gibbons, Manager, Toronto Blue Jays

Terry Francona, Manager, Cleveland Indians

Ned Yost, Manager, Kansas City Royals

Brad Ausmus, Manager, Detroit Tigers

Robin Ventura, Manager, Chicago White Sox

Mike Scioscia, Manager, Los Angeles Angels

Bob Melvin, Manager, Oakland Athletics

Lloyd McClendon, Manager, Seattle Mariners

Fredi Gonzalez, Manager, Atlanta Braves

Terry Collins, Manager, New York Mets

Matt Williams, Manager, Washington Nationals

Joe Maddon, Manager, Chicago Cubs

Mike Matheny, Manager, St. Louis Cardinals

Clint Hurdle, Manager, Pittsburgh Pirates

Bryan Price, Manager, Cincinnati Reds

Walt Weiss, Manager, Colorado Rockies

Bruce Bochy, Manager, San Francisco Giants

Don Mattingly, Manager, Los Angeles Dodgers