Wednesday November 09, 2011 | 08:52 AM

Sandy Alomar Jr. will get his interview today.

Next up will be Torey Lovullo (Friday) and Gene Lamont (Saturday).

That makes five candidates, so far, for the Red Sox managing job, adding to those already interviewed - Pete Mackanin and Dale Sveum.

Lovullo, 46, managed the Pawtucket Red Sox in 2010 before joining John Farrell's staff in Toronto last year.

Lamont, 64, has managed both the White Sox (1992-95) and Pirates (1997-2000). His latest job was on Jim Leyland's staff in Detroit.

Lamont was the Red Sox third-base coach in 2001, when one of Boston's scouting directors was Ben Cherington.


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