Stephen Vogt has been named as the next manager for the Cleveland Guardians.
Driving the news: Vogt is a former major league catcher and comes from the Central Valley region. He graduated from Central Valley Christian High School in Visalia, California.
- Prior to being named as the next manager for the Cleveland Guardians, Vogt was the bullpen and quality control coach for the Seattle Mariners in the 2023 season.
- He also had a ten-year playing career in the major leagues, playing with teams such as Tampa Bay, Oakland, Milwaukee, San Francisco, Arizona, and Atlanta.
- He was a two-time all-star with the A’s, in 2015 and in 2016.
- Vogt replaces Terry Francona, who retired after the 2023 season.