The Seattle Mariners have announced their new coaching staff.
The Mariners have expressed interest in Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, sources tell Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports (via Twitter).
Kendrys Morales will turn down the Mariners' $14.1 million offer.
Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that the Nationals have granted the Mariners permission to interview Jewett for their bench coach job under new manager Lloyd McClendon.
Jesus Montero became something of a forgotten man in the Mariners' plans last season, but the converted first baseman is making some noise this winter for Cardenales de Lara in the Venezuelan League.
According to Larry Stone's (columnist for the Seattle Times) twitter feed, Jim Leyland had this to say about the Mariners hiring Lloyd McClendon to be their new skipper:
Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach became the third known finalist for the Mariners managing job, sources said.
The Mariners have interviewed Giants bench coach Ron Wotus to manage the club.
The Cubs are looking to Eric Wedge as one of their candidates to manage.
Seattle is considering Chip Hale from Oakland as their new manager.