Bruce Bochy and Archie Bradley both went through distinct parts of the journey that led to Phil Nevin's appointment.

Phil Nevin- DIstinct Part of Journey

For the majority of his time with the Padres, Bochy, a future Hall of Fame manager, had Nevin as a player.

Phil Nevin- Majority of his Time

Bradley, currently an Angels reliever, was a player for Nevin while he was learning the ropes as a manager.

Phil Nevin- Currently at Angels

"I don't know about Phil's playing history, like if he got into a lot of fights," Bradley continued.

Phil Nevin- Playing History 

The Angels believe Nevin, 51, possesses a winning combination of managerial savvy, communication skills, and assertiveness.

Phil Nevin- Winning Combinations

Because a squad with high expectations had crumbled, General Manager Perry Minasian fired Manager Joe Maddon last week.

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Phil Nevin- Squad with Winning Combination

Minasian went to Nevin as the interim manager amid the wreckage of a 12-game losing run.

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Phil Nevin- 12 Game Losing Streak

When we were making this decision and trying to figure out who would be the best person to replace Joe.

Phil Nevin- Trying to Figure Out

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