The Miami Marlins’ wheel of managers has stopped on Don Mattingly, reports Vice Sports, making the former Dodgers skipper the organization’s eighth manager since 2010.READ MORE: SW Miami-Dade Shooting Leaves 4 Injured, Including 2 Children
The deal is for four years and the Marlins are “thought to be waiting” until the end of the World Series to make an official announcement.READ MORE: Report: Miami-Dade School District Misused $6M For Driver’s Ed Programs
The 54-year-old led the Dodgers to a 446-363 record and three consecutive division titles. He’s coming off a first-round playoff exit, which led to a mutual decision to part ways.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Testing Sites In South Florida
Mattingly joins a young and talented Marlins team featuring two franchise cornerstones in slugger Giancarlo Stanton and pitcher Jose Fernandez. But the team struggled immensely this season, going 71-91 amid a bizarre managerial swap from Mike Redmond to former GM Dan Jennings.