Rays’ Martinez To Interview With Cubs

Source: Roger Mooney, Tampa Tribune

Rays_Dave_Martinez_2013ST. PETERSBURG – Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez will interview later this week for the Chicago Cubs managerial position.

“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.