Cal Ripken Jr. has the “itch” to return to Major League Baseball — perhaps as a manager.
Since retiring after the 2001 season, the Hall of Famer has run his own company, Ripken Baseball Inc., and worked as a baseball analyst for TBS Sports.
In an interview with the Washington Post, Jason Werth stated that Ripken would be his no. 1 choice to replace Davey Johnson as the Nats skipper; however,
Ripken has not been contacted about any job openings and has yet to be formally tied to any potential managerial jobs this offseason.
Aside from the Nationals, three other teams have managerial openings — the Cincinnati Reds, the Seattle Mariners and the Chicago Cubs — that could be looking to employ Ripken’s services if he does indeed try to manage in the big leagues.
Source: Andrew Simon MLB.com