The Boston Red Sox are taking a major step this week toward hiring a new manager as Dale Sveum will be in Milwaukee on Tuesday to meet with general manager Ben Cherington and Red Sox owners John W. Henry, Tom Werner and Larry Lucchino, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the managerial search.
The meeting is the strongest indication yet that he has emerged as the leading candidate. Late last week, team sources said Cherington is extremely high on Sveum.
Cherington will be in Milwaukee for GM meetings that begin Tuesday, with the Red Sox owners also coming to town for a MLB owners meeting that begins Wednesday.
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