Erstad, 41, retired as a player in 2009. He has coached at Nebraska, where he played college baseball, since 2010 and been head coach since 2011. He has managed Nebraska to a 139–97 record in four seasons. Nebraska made the NCAA tournament’s Super Regionals in 2014.
The NL West champion Dodgers parted ways with manager Don Mattingly last week. Reports have linked current Dodgers farm director and former Major League outfielder Gabe Kapler to the job as well.
- Jeremy Woo