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On Wednesday, March 20, the Cleveland Indians visited the Los Angeles Angels at Tempe Diablo Stadium in Tempe, Arizona for a Cactus League exhibition game.
CLEVELAND, OH- The Cleveland Indians say Manny Acta will not return as manager.
Manny Acta compiled a record of 214-266 (.446) over his three seasons after being named the 40th Manager in franchise history on October 25, 2009.
General Manager Chris Antonetti made the announcement Thursday afternoon.
“I have great respect for Manny and appreciate the effort he exhibited not only leading our team, but also the contributions he made in our community over the past three years,” said Cleveland Indians Chairman/CEO Paul Dolan. “I fully support Chris’ decision to make this change and am confident that he will lead a tireless search to find the right individual to lead the club to our ultimate goal of winning the World Series.”
The club has named Sandy Alomar Interim Manager for the final six games of the 2012 campaign. Alomar, 46, has been a member of the Cleveland Indians Major League coaching staff since 2010, serving as Bench Coach in 2011. The 2009 Cleveland Indians Hall of Fame inductee will manage the final six games of the 2012 season and will also be a candidate for the position during a search process that will begin immediately.
The rest of the coaching staff will remain intact through the end of the season.