On Tuesday, at the Houston Sports Awards, Astros owner Jim Crane said he hoped to have addressed reporters. Crane also hopes to narrow the list of candidates this weekend and make a decision by early next week.
Reports have the Astros considering several different options. Here is a running list of potential Astros managers.
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- Brad Ausmus: Former Astros player, managed the Angels in 2019
- Jeff Bannister: Houston native, managed the Rangers 2015-2018
- Joe Espada: Astros Bench coach 2018-present
- John Gibbons: Most recently managed Toronto 2015-2018
- Dusty Baker: Successful player and manager, last managed the Nationals 2016-2017
- Eduardo Perez: Former MLB player, ESPN broadcaster, former Astros bench coach in 2013
- Buck Showalter: Successful manager with several teams, most recently the Orioles 2010-2018
- Will Venable: Up and coming coaching name, current 3rd base coach for the Cubs
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