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: Small But Ferocious Hurricane Sam Strengthens Some More
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: Lines Of Mourners Pay Their Respects Sunday For Gabby Petito
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: Blue Alert Issued Out Of North Florida County For Patrick McDowell, Accused Of Murdering Deputy During Traffic Stop
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