He was one of Jeter's managers in the minors.
I guess that answers Zimmer's question, LOL
To that point...
I was told some Yankee people weren't thrilled in how talkative Magadan has been during process.
He was giving daily quotes to both the Post and Daily News since his interview, so yeah, that certainly comes across as openly campaigning.
I looked it up and they don't, but it turns out ESPN is getting a playoff game this year, so I guess this is happening to every sport.
It's not that conservative seeing as Eric Thames hit 37 over there this year and Felix Pie had a .906 OPS. It's not a good league.