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Mariners interview A’s bench coach Chip Hale

Bob Melvin, Chip Hale

Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale (14) and manager Bob Melvin (6) watch from the dugout during a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, Thursday, May 30, 2013. The Giants won 5-2. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

AP

Seattle might be looking to poach a new manager from a division rival, as Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that the Mariners are interviewing A’s bench coach Chip Hale today as a potential replacement for Eric Wedge.

Hale has coached on Bob Melvin’s staffs in both Arizona and Oakland, and also managed at Triple-A for the Diamondbacks. He’s been a candidate for a few jobs in recent years, including the Mets before they chose Terry Collins.

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