Ron Roenicke needs 42 wins to become the fourth-winningest manager in Brewers franchise history and, if today's email from Bovada is any indication, he has a pretty good chance to stick with the team at least that long.
The online casino released odds today for a special proposition bet asking which MLB manager will be the first fired this season. The choices are below:
|John Gibbons||Blue Jays||6/1|
If these odds are any indication, it could be a rough year for NL East skippers. The NL Central, however, completely avoids this conversation.
I guess it's not surprising that the Cardinals and Pirates, in the middle of a solid run of success, aren't likely to fire a manager, and certainly Joe Maddon is safe with the Cubs at this point. That leaves Bryan Price of the Reds, who struggled to a 76-86 mark in his first season at the helm, and Ron Roenicke, less than a year removed from his team's epic collapse and now over three years removed from his lone postseason appearance.
So what do you think? Should Roenicke be a part of this conversation?