Wally Backman is likely to be invited back to manage Triple-A Las Vegas in 2014.
Sandy Alderson expressed optimism Triple-A manager Wally Backman will be invited to return to the helm of the Pacific Coast League club in 2014.
Alderson added that Backman would be considered if a spot on the major league staff became vacant.
Backman managed the 51s to an 81-63 record and division title this past season. Las Vegas was ousted by Salt Lake in the first round of the PCL playoffs.