The Colorado Rockies are deciding between Matt Williams and Walt Weiss to be their next manager, according to a report from the Denver Post.
Williams, who reportedly spoke with the Blue Jays about their managerial opening, impressed the Rockies brass during his interview with the club.
“I think it went very well. I felt very comfortable and it was a great experience," Williams told the Denver Post. "Hopefully I came across well. I think I did. We’ll see where it goes from here.”
The five-time all-star spent last season as the third base coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Weiss is said to be the favourite for the job. The former shortstop played in the major leagues from 1987-2000, including four seasons with Colorado.
The 48-year-old has played, worked in the front office for the Rockies. He was the special assistant to general manager Dan O’Dowd before leaving the organization to spend time with his family
Former manager Jim Tracy resigned from the Rockies on Oct. 7 after the team finished 64-98 last season.
It remains unclear when the Rockies will come to a decision.