The Giants just finished a successful run with a manager who had San Diego Padres ties. Could they go down that path again?
Mark Kotsay has emerged as one of the candidates for Bruce Bochy's old job, league sources told NBC Sports Bay Area. Per a source, Kotsay is expected to interview this week with Farhan Zaidi, who has a connection to Kotsay from his playing days. The longtime big league outfielder currently serves as quality control coach for the A's.