Oliver Marmol to be promoted to new manager of the St. Louis Cardinals

Lyou St. Louis Cardinals They plan to announce the promotion of the banking technician on Monday Oliver Marmol to manager instead of fired Mike Shildt, according to a person informed of the situation.

The person spoke on Sunday with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not made the decision public.

The Cardinals removed Shildt, former NL manager of the year, due to organizational differences on October 14, a week after St. Louis lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers with a last-minute home run in the wild card game.The Athletic He first reported on Sunday that Marmol would be presented the next morning.

Marmol, 35, played in the Cardinals’ minor league network from 2007-10 and then stayed in the organization in 2011 as a hitting coach for his rookie team in the Gulf Coast League. He was a coach in Las Menores until 2017, when he joined the technical team of Las Mayores as first base coach.

In 2019 he was promoted to banking technician and kept the position this season, in which the Cardinals broke a franchise record of 17 straight wins to reach the postseason.

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