There are a few MLB managerial opening this offseason, with the most recent one being the Dodgers. Seattle’s gig had been open for a while but it appears it will be occupied by former Big League catcher and assistant general manager of the Angles, Scott Servais.
The Seattle Mariners will name Scott Servais their manager on Friday, reports The Los Angeles Times. Servais, who is a former catcher and is currently the Los Angeles Angels’ assistant general manager, will reportedly get the job over Tampa Bay Rays third base coach Charlie Montoyo, Red Sox special assistant Jason Varitek and minor-league manager Phil Nevin.
Servais has worked with new Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto in the past, holding the assistant general manager position when Dipoto was the general manager of the Angels. Dipoto resigned his position in Los Angeles in July after friction with manager Mike Scioscia over how the team should be run. He was named Seattle’s GM on Sept. 28.