According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale, Bud Black is the leading candidate to become the Braves' next manager.
The Angels have hired Bud Black as a special assistant to GM Billy Eppler.
Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that Bud Black will join the Angels in a front office capacity.
Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports that Bud Black "appears to be out of the mix" for the Dodgers' managerial vacancy.
According to James Wagner of the Washington Post, the Nationals will name Bud Black as their new manager.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal was told by sources that Bud Black is the preferred choice of some in the Nationals' front office.
MLB.com's Peter Gammons reports that Triple-A El Paso manager Pat Murphy is travelling to San Diego to interview for the Padres' interim manager job.
Bud Black has been fired as manager of the Padres.
The Padres have fired hitting coach Phil Plantier.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Padres discussed the possibility of hiring Jason Varitek as manager during meetings with candidates for their general manager opening.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Padres will hire Rangers assistant general manager A.J. Preller as their new general manager.
Padres manager Bud Black said on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM on Tuesday that he expects the team to name a new general manager within the next 48 hours.
Scott Miller of Bleacher Report and MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM reports that the finalists for the Padres' general manager job are Rangers assistant general manager A.J. Preller, Red Sox assistant general manager Mike Hazen, Yankees assistant general manager Billy Eppler, and MLB's senior VP for baseball operations Kim Ng.
The Padres have fired executive vice president and general manager Josh Byrnes.