Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 9/27/13

BRONX, NY - OCTOBER 19: Florida Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria watches from the seats as his team takes on the New York Yankees in game 2 of the Major League Baseball World Series on October 19, 2003 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins fired president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest on Friday, two days before the end of a 100-loss season. Assistant general manager Dan Jennings reportedly will assume Beinfest's duties. Beinfest special assistant Jim Fleming also was fired. "The Marlins organization has decided to make some changes at the helm of our baseball operations. Effective immediately, I have relieved Larry Beinfest of his duties so that he may pursue other opportunities," owner Jeffrey Loria said in a statement. "Larry has worked with me for 13 years, making huge contributions to our efforts and serving as a partner to me in the process. I wish him nothing but the best and know he will make a great addition wherever he lands." Loria added he soon would have further announcements regarding the team's baseball-operations management structure. Beinfest sent a text message to media outlets as theMarlins began batting practice before the start of a game against Detroit witha...
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