The Miami Marlins will reportedly not bring back Dan Jennings as the team's manager for 2016 but will ask him to return to his general manager role.
Jennings was informed that he would not return as manager after compiling a 55–69 record in 129 games this season in relief of Mike Redmond, who was fired as the Marlins' manager on May 17. Jennings’s contract with the team runs through 2018.
Marlins coaches Mike Goff (bench coach), Perry Hill (infield/first base coach), Frank Menechino (hitting coach), Chuck Hernandez (pitching coach), Reid Cornelius (bullpen coach), Lenny Harris (third base coach), Brett Butler (outfield coach), Pat Shine (administrative coach and video replay coordinator) and Jeff Urgelles (bullpen coordinator) have been informed to explore other job options. The team’s new manager will have the option to retain any coach he wants.
The Marlins also announced three front office promotions on Tuesday. Director of pro scouting Jeff McAvoy will be the team's new vice president of player personnel; director of player personnel Brian Chattin will become the assistant general manager; and David Keller will succeed McAvoy as the director of pro scouting.
- Christopher Chavez