Sources: Marlins to hire Valentine
The Marlins are hiring
The team has at least a tentative deal with Valentine, those sources said. Valentine will start as soon as Monday, when the Marlins play his old team, the Mets, in Puerto Rico, though it is possible that he could start sooner.
The Marlins also considered interim manager
Valentine told news outlets that he was going to South Florida on Friday to meet with Marlins officials to discuss the job. He didn't return a call late Thursday.
Valentine said Wednesday that he was dropping out of consideration for the Orioles job. That was the day the Marlins fired