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Make-A-Wish teen 'manages' Marlins to victory

The Miami Marlins were slumping. They had not scored in 19 innings entering Tuesday. A change was needed. So, manager Don Mattingly stepped aside when it came to making out the lineup. The duty went to 18-year-old Micah Goeman, who signed a one-day contract and took over as skipper, thanks to the team and Make-A-Wish."This lineup is his," Mattingly said before the 5-0 win over the...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Marlins 2B Gordon Set to Return From Suspension

MIAMI (AP) Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon will be eligible for reinstatement from his 80-game suspension on Thursday prior to Miami's game against St. Louis. Gordon, last year's National League batting champ, was suspended for violating the league's performance enhancing drug policy. He will be looking to help the Marlins (53-46) make a postseason push although he will not...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mattingly says Marlins aren't satisfied with solid 1st half

MIAMI (AP) Thanks to an All-Star ace, a solid bullpen and an abundance of .300 hitters, the Miami Marlins can savor their best record at the All-Star break since 1997. First-year Marlins manager Don Mattingly says his job is to make sure his young team isn't satisfied with what it has accomplished so far. ''That's why they brought me in,'' said Mattingly, who led the Los Angeles...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Puig benched for not hustling, cracks Don Mattingly joke

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was yanked from Tuesday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds for admiring a long RBI single. Puig smoked a ball off the right field wall in the bottom of the sixth, scoring Trayce Thompson to give the Dodgers a 4-2 lead. When he hit it, Puig clearly thought he had an opposite-field home run, so he admired the shot for a moment. That...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Don Mattingly is walking into a potential disaster in Miami

On Monday, Don Mattingly was named the new manager of the Marlins. He’s the…11th? full-time manager in team history, and will be the 15th man to manage the team at all (which includes a pair of one-game interim managers, Brandon Hyde and Cookie Rojas). If that seems like a lot for a team that has only been in existence since 1993, it is. Mattingly’s old team, the Los Angeles...
Via The Outside Corner
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Don Mattingly hired as Marlins manager

Don Mattingly has reportedly been hired as manager of the Miami Marlins. Molly Knight of Vice Sports cites a person with knowledge of the situation who claims Mattingly has signed a four-year deal with the team. The Marlins could wait until the conclusion of the World Series to make a formal announcement. Mattingly will become Miami’s eighth new manager since 2010, which is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Don Mattingly nearing deal to become Marlins manager

It doesn’t look like former Dodgers manager Don Mattingly will be unemployed for long. According to a report from Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Mattingly and the Miami Marlins are nearing a deal that would make Mattingly the club’s third manager in less than a year, replacing Dan Jennings. Don Mattingly and the Marlins are in serious talks to make him the new manager, and everyone’s...
Via The Outside Corner
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Don Mattingly the frontrunner for Marlins job

Just days after departing from his position as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Don Mattingly may already have a new gig lined up. According to a report by Joe Frisaro of, the 54-year-old Mattingly is interviewing with the Miami Marlins on Monday for their current managerial opening. While Frisaro is also reporting that all signs point to Mattingly getting the job, he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The best candidates to replace Mattingly as Dodgers manager

In the hours since the Los Angeles Dodgers and manager Don Mattingly announced they were parting ways, five names have emerged as potential replacements. The Los Angeles Times' Bill Shaikin lists Cubs bench coach Dave Martinez and former Padres skipper Bud Black, along with three who are currently in the Dodgers organization. Bench coach Tim Wallach and third base coach Ron...
Via The Outside Corner
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dodgers, Don Mattingly agree to part ways

Don Mattingly’s time with the Los Angeles Dodgers is reportedly over. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reported Thursday morning that the Dodgers and their manager have parted ways. According to Heyman, “the decision is being described as mutual.” Heyman reports that while there’s still support for Mattingly in the organization, especially high up in the organization, there are...
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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