GM Dan Jennings to be named the Marlins new manager. And it’s a terrible idea.

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Marlins owner Jeff Loria is nothing if not impulsive and dismissive of things like plans, continuity and logic when it comes to running his baseball teams, so why not do something like this? Jon Heyman of CBS and Joe Frisaro of MLB.com are reporting that the Marlins intend to name their current general manager, Dan Jennings, as the replacement for Mike Redmond in the Miami dugout. The announcement is supposed to happen at 11AM this morning.

Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that Mike Goff, a longtime friend of Jennings’ and current advance scout for the Marlins will be Jennings’ bench coach. Goff managed in the Reds and Giants organizations. Jennings’ general manager role will be filled by assistant GM Mike Berger with team president Mike Hill pitching in.

Jennings has not managed or coached anywhere since a stint as a high school coach in Alabama 30 years ago. Since 1986 he…

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Weekly Roundup – 4/27/2015 – 5/3/2015

Fish On The Farm

New Orleans Zephyrs


4/27/2105 vs Nashville

Suspended (rain)
Completion on 6/8

4/28/2015 vs Nashville
L 1-2

Miguel Rojas, SS: 1-3, HR (2), RBI, R
Cole Gillespie, 3B/Brady Shoemaker, 1B: 1-3, SB (2/1), BB
Jordany Valdespin, LF: 2-4
Pat Misch, SP: 4.1 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, BB, K
Bullpen: 4.2 IP, 2 H, 6 K

4/30/2015 vs Memphis
L 3-4

Vinny Rottino, C: 1-4, HR (1), 2 RBI, R
Isaac Galloway, CF: 1-4, RBI
Bullpen: 3 IP, BB, 2 K

5/1/2015 vs Memphis
W 4-0

Jordany Valdespin, LF: 2-3, RBI, BB
Isaac Galloway, CF: 1-4, 3B, RBI, 2 K
Justin Nicolino, SP: 6 IP, 4 H, 4 BB, 5 K

5/2/2015 vs Memphis
W 5-2

Vinny Rottino, C: 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, R, BB, K
Brady Shoemaker, 1B: 3-4, RBI
Miguel Rojas, SS: 3-4, RBI, R
Jose Urena, SP: 6 IP, 4 H, ER, 3 BB, 2 K

5/3/2015 vs Memphis
W 4-3

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