KANSAS CITY (BVM) — The Kansas City Royals have announced that manager Mike Matheny wouldn’t be returning for the 2023 season. Matheny led the Royals to an overall record of 163-215, including a 63-93 record this season.
Kansas City Royals Executive Vice President and General Manager J.J. Picollo announced that manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred will not return for the 2023 season.
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Moving forward into 2023, the Royals’ next manager will undoubtedly be under a ton of pressure as the franchise hasn’t been back to the playoffs since their championship season in 2015.
Here are the five best managerial candidates for the Royals heading into the 2023 season.