Greg Johns of MLB.com reports that Tigers hitting coach and former Pirates manager Lloyd McClendon was in Seattle Sunday for a second interview with General Manager Jack Zduriencik.
And the Tacoma News Tribune reports former Mariner and White Sox bench coach Joey Cora interviewed with the team on Friday.
Oakland bench coach Chip Hale was reportedly in Seattle Monday for a second interview as well. Hale was finalist for the M’s skipper position when Don Wakamatsu was hired. He also has managerial experience in Triple A with Tucson
According to Johns, there are five finalists for the open job, including McClendon, Cora and Hale.
The other two are Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach and Padres bench coach Rick Renteria.
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