Report: Former pitcher Dave Stewart to interview for Diamondbacks GM job

Monday September 15th, 2014

Former Major League pitcher Dave Stewart will interview for the vacant Arizona Diamondbacks general manager position, reports's Jon Heyman.

Stewart is now an agent and represents Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, Dodgers pitcher Chad Billingsley and Astros designated hitter Chris Carter among other players.

Stewart won 168 games in his 16-year career, which included four 20-win seasons, and pitched for five teams, most notably the Oakland Athletics.

He was named the World Series MVP in 1989 after Oakland’s four-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants. If hired, he would be reunited with former A's manager Tony La Russa, who is now Arizona’s chief baseball officer.

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The Diamondbacks, who have the third-worst record in baseball, are seeking to replace Kevin Towers, who was fired earlier this month.

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