Mark Zwolinski of the Toronto Star seems convinced that the Jays will be making an announcement of some kind today, be it official confirmation of the Cabrera signing, The Trade, a new manager– or perhaps some combination of all three.
Most importantly, Zwolinski reports that Mike Hargrove, who we’d heard was possibly a strong candidate sometime around last call last night from Bob Elliott– as well as Danny Knobler of CBS Sports, as I detailed in an earlier post– has not been contacted by the club.
Then he lays a real nugget on us:
Acta, meanwhile, has not returned emails or calls from insiders in Cleveland, leading to the belief that he may possibly be sitting on some kind of news.
So… this all continues to make sense, right?
And what a king hell of a thing it would be for the Jays to turn go for one giant orgy of an announcement press conference– Acta (or whoever manages), Cabrera, Johnson, Reyes, Buehrle, Buck, Bonifacio, and Izturis.
But for now, we continue to wait.
In other managerial news, Shi Davidi tweets that Marty Brown will continue to manage the club’s Triple-A affiliate, making the move from Las Vegas to Buffalo, where he was the International League’s manager of the year in 2004, leading the Bisons to the title.
So… there’s that.