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Rays interview Glanville for manager job

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ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays went to one of their "outside the box" candidates on Friday when they interviewed Doug Glanville for their managerial vacancy.

Glanville, 44, played in the Major Leagues for nine seasons for the Phillies, Cubs and Rangers. He has been involved in many activities since retiring, including work for ESPN. He has written a book ("The Game from Where I Stand") and also does speaking engagements and sports commentary.

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays went to one of their "outside the box" candidates on Friday when they interviewed Doug Glanville for their managerial vacancy.

Glanville, 44, played in the Major Leagues for nine seasons for the Phillies, Cubs and Rangers. He has been involved in many activities since retiring, including work for ESPN. He has written a book ("The Game from Where I Stand") and also does speaking engagements and sports commentary.

Of the latter, Glanville has written several pieces for The New York Times, addressing subjects such as Alex Rodriguez, baseball fights and steroids.

Glanville has no managerial or coaching experience.

Of the 10 candidates the Rays have identified to succeed Joe Maddon, nine have now been interviewed.

Other candidates for the job include: Dave Martinez, Ron Wotus, Kevin Cash, Barry Larkin, Charlie Montoyo, Manny Acta, Don Wakamatsu, Raul Ibanez and Craig Counsell.

Larkin is the only one of the group who has not yet been interviewed.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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