Report: Martinez out of running for Jays job
According to Shi Davidi of the Canadian Press, Rays bench coach Dave Martinez is out of the running for the Jays managerial job.
Martinez was given permission by the Rays to talk to the Jays, and reportedly did several days ago.
Davidi reported Tuesday afternoon that Martinez was among the candidates told they are no longer under consideration. Also eliminated were Yankees 3B coach Rob Thomson and Toronto minor-league managers Luis Rivera and Sal Fasano. Among those still under consideration are Red Sox bench coach DeMarlo Hale and Indians 1B coach Sandy Alomar Jr.