Poll: Who would you like to see manage the Braves?


Brian Snitker will be the Braves manager next season.

That much was made certain when the team picked up his option on Oct. 5.

Since that move, several high-profile candidates became available after they were fired, including the Yankees’ Joe Girardi on Thursday. He joins the Red Sox’s John Farrell and the Nationals’ Dusty Baker as managers who led their teams to the playoffs this year but will not be back.

So, hypothetically, who would you like to see manage the Braves next season from this considerable pool of candidates?


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