Martinez, bypassed for Rays' manager job, leaving organization ST. PETERSBURG — Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez, who is not a finalist for the vacant manager’s job, has decided to leave the organization.
Dave Martinez resigns as Rays' bench coach Former Chicago Cubs outfielder and managerial candidate Dave Martinez announced Tuesday he is resigning as Tampa Bay's bench coach after seven seasons.
Rays will continue Thanksmas events in Tampa Bay area Joe Maddon won't be cooking or serving the food this year, but the Rays will continue the Thanksmas program providing meals to needy residents throughout the Tampa Bay area and expanding into Orlando.
Ibanez, Cash, Wakamatsu finalists to manage Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Raul Ibanez, Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu are the finalists to replace Joe Maddon as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. Dave Martinez, the Rays' bench coach for the past seven seasons, was among seven candidates dropped Friday. Also cut were Barry Larkin, Doug Glanville, Manny Acta, Craig Counsell, Charlie Montoyo and Ron Wotus. Tampa Bay said interviews with the finalists ...