DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland Indians bench coach Tim Tolman is stepping down from his role because of health issues.
The Indians said Tolman will remain with the organization in an unspecified role in baseball operations. First-base coach Sandy Alomar will replace the 55-year-old Tolman in Cleveland’s dugout next season.
Tolman has spent two seasons with the Indians, joining the club when Manny Acta took over as manager. Tolman was on Acta’s staff in Washington.
Alomar has coached first base for two seasons. He is expected to interview for Chicago’s managerial opening now that Ozzie Guillen has left the White Sox for Florida.