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Source: Girardi out of running for Reds' job

Former Yankees skipper withdraws name; Bell now favorite, according to report
October 19, 2018

Joe Girardi has withdrawn himself from consideration for the Reds' managerial job, a source has told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand.Girardi, who previously managed the Marlins (2006) and Yankees (2008-17) still plans to manage again, per the source, but as of now, he expects to remain in his role with MLB Network

Joe Girardi has withdrawn himself from consideration for the Reds' managerial job, a source has told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand.
Girardi, who previously managed the Marlins (2006) and Yankees (2008-17) still plans to manage again, per the source, but as of now, he expects to remain in his role with MLB Network next season, making a fit with any of MLB's managerial vacancies unlikely.
Cincinnati hasn't commented on the news, which was first reported in The Athletic by MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal. 
With Girardi out of the running, David Bell figures to be the favorite for the role, per Rosenthal, but he's also drawing interest from other clubs. Bell, currently the Giants' vice president of player development and a former Minor League manager with the Reds, also interviewed with the Rangers and is reportedly in the mix for the Blue Jays' job.
Girardi, Bell and former Tigers skipper Brad Ausmus are the three candidates who reached the second round of interviews with the Reds. Ausmus is currently serving as a special assistant to the general manager with the Angels and has interviewed for their managerial vacancy.
The Reds have previously said they hope to hire a new manager by the end of October. The club dismissed Bryan Price on April 19, and bench coach Jim Riggleman replaced him in the interim.

Chad Thornburg is a reporter for MLB.com based in Los Angeles.