The Seattle Mariners have reportedly found their man, as Lloyd McClendon is set to be named the team's next manager.
The former Pittsburgh Pirates skipper will fill the void left by Eric Wedge. The Puget Sound Business Journal broke the news on Twitter.
#Mariners will name Detroit Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon as their new manager, a source close to team says. Announcement soon.— PSBJ News (@PSBJ) November 5, 2013
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman confirmed the report.
mcclendon gets mariners job, confirmed. puget sound is correct.— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) November 5, 2013