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Bob Melvin

Age: 48 Experience: A big league catcher for 10 seasons, including three with the Orioles (1989-91). Compiled a 493-508 record as a manager in parts of seven seasons with the Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks. Won 2007 Manager of the Year. Pluses: Intelligent and patient, has managed 1,000 games at a relatively young age. Minuses: Was fired in 2009 by the Diamondbacks, a young team that underachieved. He's scouting for the New York Mets and has been rumored as a candidate there.Getty photo