Houston Astros start interviewing managerial candidates

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Chip Hale, bench coach, Oakland A’s

Hale, 49, played with the Twins and A’s from 1989 to 1997. He is most famous for hitting the fly ball in the minor leagues that lead Rodney McCray through a wall in a famous baseball blooper. Hale coached with the Mets from 2009 to 2011 and has been the A’s bench coach since then.