Lawless lauds Everett

Whether interim manager Tom Lawless gets a chance to have the job permanently remains to be seen, but he’s worked well so far with interim bench coach Adam Everett. Lawless has been coaching in baseball for years, but for Everett it’s pretty much on-the-job training.

“He’s only been coaching for a couple of years,” Lawless said. He’s learned how to do it. His demeanor is like mine, except he’s a little bit more forceful than I am, which is good. We talk with each other. He can say some things I probably can’t say in the dugout and that’s how it’s worked, and it’s worked out pretty well.

“We have a really good relationship with everybody in the dugout and on the team, and when the atmosphere is that comfortable you can get your point across in different ways. Adam has learned that and Adam can do it, and I think Adam is going to be a very good coach for a long time. He’s knowledgeable, he knows the game, knows how to play the game, knows what to do in the game. To have him a part of what we’re trying to do here, it’s a great thing.”

2 Comments

Brian, you know about this guy, working with him when he was an Astros player, how he handled himself on the field and off the playing field, how he got along with the players, I think Lawless has the right assistance of knowing the baseball game and fundamentals and has found this in Everett, so they would make a great team to lead the Astros to be winners in baseball this coming year !!!             Ralph 

         

I’m a big Everett supporter. I really hope he gets the chance to join the big league staff permanently!

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