Blue Jays reportedly contact Dave Dombrowski about president's job

Baseball Former Tigers president and GM Dave Dombrowski might not be out of work for long.Dombrowski, fired Aug. 4 by the Tigers, has been contacted by Rogers Communication about becoming president of the Blue Jays, the Toronto Sun reported. MORE: 's most fan-friendly contractsNot a bad landing spot, although the Sun reported that the Jays aren't the only team that might be interested in Dombrowski. The Angels and Red Sox also have openings, and there are other possible openings to come with teams such as the Mariners and Nationals. Dombrowski has 27 years' experience as a baseball executive, including serving as GM for the Expos (1988-91), Marlins (1993-2001) and Tigers (2002-2015). He was GM of the Marlins for the team's first World Series title in 1997, and the Tigers advanced to the postseason in each of the last four seasons.Jays president Paul Beeston, 70, will retire at the end of this season — or, likely in the Jays' case, this postseason. The Jays (63-52) have won 10 straight and moved into first place in the AL East on Wednesday. Related News 10 greatest Blue Jays players of all time The courtship of Dombrowski shows the incestuous nature of baseball front offices.Bill Stoneman, who gave Dombrowski his first GM job with the Expos in 1998, is running the Angels on an interim basis

, after GM Jerry Dipoto was fired. The Red Sox have hired Dipoto on an interim basis under owner John Henry, who was part of Marlins ownership when Dombrowski was the GM in Florida. Dombrowski interviewed for the Jays' GM job in 2001 but opted intead to join the Tigers in 2002.