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Garner, who managed the Brewers, Detroit and Houston Astros, has spent regular time around the team.

The 62-year-old Garner owns a 985-1,054 career managerial record over 15 seasons. A three-time All-Star, Garner delivered the 10,000th hit in Oakland history against the California Angels on June 27, 1975.