KANSAS CITY -- Royals bench coach Don Wakamatsu recently interviewed for the D-backs and Rockies managerial jobs, but he is no longer in the running for either, a source told MLB.com.
Wakamatsu, 53, has been Kansas City's bench coach since 2013 and a trusted advisor under manager Ned Yost.
Announcements on the managerial hirings for Arizona and Colorado could come within the next few days.
Wakamatsu was the Mariners' manager from 2009-10. He has expressed an interest in becoming a manager again over the past year.
Wakamatsu previously was the Rangers' bench coach from 2003-07 and the A's bench coach in '08. After leaving Seattle, Wakamatsu served as bench coach for Toronto in '11-12.
Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter @FlannyMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.