Marlins, Mattingly have reportedly reached deal, which won't be formally announced until after World Series
According to Vice Sports, the Marlins have hired former Dodgers manager and Yankees great Don
Mattingly to be their next manager.
Citing a source, the news outlet said Mattingly's deal is for four years, making him the
club's eighth manager since 2010. The announcement isn't expected to be made until after the
World Series, per baseball's policy to keep all the attention on the Fall Classic during this
time of year.
During his five seasons in Los Angeles, Mattingly guided the Dodgers to a 446-363 record (.551
winning percentage) and led the team to three consecutive division titles.
Of course, Mattingly also had the benefit of managing the highest paid team in baseball
($272.7 million in 2015) each of the last two seasons. The Marlins were dead last in payroll
($68.5 million) last season.
Reached by text, a Marlins spokesman said he could not confirm or deny the report.