Found September 17, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Jeffrey Loria
TEAMS: Miami Marlins
As another dismal season winds down for the Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has taken over as the decision maker for the majority -- and perhaps all -- of the team's baseball matters according to the Miami Herald. That would seem to put the futures of president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest and team president David Samson in jeopardy for next season. "He has marginalized the front office" a source told the newspaper. "The front office isn't making decisions. Loria makes them all." The Marlins dropped to 55-95 on the season following Monday night's 12-2 loss to the Phillies. Efforts by the Herald to reach Loria were unsuccessful but a team spokesman issued a statement that read: "For over a decade the Marlins have maintained an official policy of not commenting on personnel during the season." Neither Beinfest nor Samson were quoted in the report. Sources told the newspaper that despite Loria having taken the reins of baseball...

Loria leads fractured organization

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Pierre ties DiMaggio, Marlins lose to Phillies

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Marlins waste chances in 1-0 loss to Mets

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Anyone Want To Play Men’s SoftBRAWL In Florida?

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Series Preview- Clash of the Crappy Offenses

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