When the Cardinal introduces new manager Oliver Marmol, what are his next steps? – The Athletic

When Quantity President of baseball operations John Mozeliak unexpectedly fired former manager Mike Shildt on October 14, pledging to quickly pick a successor, suggesting there is at least one insider candidate. care.

Eleven days later, Mozeliak made good on his word. On Monday morning, the Cardinals announced the hiring of former bench coach Oliver “Oli” Marmol as the 51st coach in franchise history.

“As we sit here today, like many of you, I don’t think we’ll introduce a new manager for the 2022 season, but here we are,” Mozeliak said in press conference with Zoom from his office at Busch Stadium. “Oli understands what we are trying to do, what we need to do and what we want to do in the future. … He has great connections throughout our organization. He’s interested in both the traditional values ​​of baseball, as well as today’s modern tools.

“Our entire organization is excited about him getting this opportunity,” added Mozeliak. “Oli will bring his own voice to this position and we look forward to all of us taking this team to the next level.”

“He has a great working relationship with players, coaches and staff at all levels of the organization,” president Bill DeWitt Jr said in his opening remarks. “We believe that Oli possesses strong management skills that will allow the Cardinals’ success to continue well into the future.”

Marmol, 35, will be the youngest manager in the major leagues and will be only the second minority to manage the Cardinals in franchise history, and the first since Mike González, who has managed club briefly in 1938 and 1940.

“There are not many people who can manage.

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