According to a report from the Denver Post, Giambi, who has been with the Rockies as a part-time player since 2009, is expected to interview with the club at a date to be determined. He has never coached at any level, nor does he have managerial experience. Colorado has not shown a real sense of urgency to find their ideal candidate, and it is unclear if the club has tabbed a favorite to land the manager's job for 2013 and beyond.
Bench coach Tom Runnells interviewed with the team this past week. Triple-A manager Stu Cole is also considered to be a candidate, although he is yet to have any direct conversations about the job. Former Rockies All-Star Vinny Castilla currently holds a spot in Colorado's front office and could also be a fit.
Former manager Jim Tracy resigned on Oct. 7.