Source: Roger Mooney, Tampa Tribune
“I’m ready,” Martinez said. “I know I’m ready to manage.”
The Cubs reportedly interviewed Padres bench coach Rick Renteria on Monday in California. Martinez said he will fly to Chicago later this week, but he has yet to finalize which day he’ll meet with the Cubs.
Martinez has been the Rays bench coach since 2008. Since then, the Rays have reached the postseason four times, won the AL East twice and reached the World Series once.