MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The Miami Marlins are expected to announce the hiring of new manager Don Mattingly at a news conference scheduled for Monday, according to the Associated Press.READ MORE: Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gets Green Light For Full-Capacity Return In 2022
The former Dodgers manager was hired by Miami less than a week after he left Los Angeles, the only team he’s managed since retiring as a player.
In five seasons as skipper, he went 446-363 (.551%) with two playoff appearances, including one trip to the NLCS. In 2013, he came 2nd in voting for Manager of the Year.READ MORE: City Of Miami Unveils Interactive Kiosk To Help Visitors Navigate Wynwood
Mattingly becomes the 15th manager in Marlins history.
Fun Fact: In 1987, Mattingly hit an MLB-record 6 grand slams in one season with the Yankees.MORE NEWS: Major Hurricanes, Inflated Damage Claims & Lengthy Lawsuits A Perfect Storm Of Problems For Florida’s Home Insurance Industry
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