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Report says Valentine is Marlins' choice

Posted on: June 24, 2010 12:50 am
Bobby Valentine Could Bobby Valentine be the Marlins manager by next week?

The New York Daily News ' Mark Feinsand cites an anonymous source saying Florida owner Jeffrey Loria has already settled on the former Mets manager.

Feinsand cites a source "with knowledge of the Marlins' thinking."

"I'd say it's about 95 percent that it will be Valentine," the mysterious source told Feinsand. "Loria has already told him he's his guy."

It would make sense, Valentine is reportedly friends with Loria and as soon as Fredi Gonzalez was fired, Valentine pulled his name from consideration for the Orioles' position.

Marlins president David Samson confirmed to reporters on Wednesday that Valentine is a candidate and the team has already spoken to the veteran manager.

-- C. Trent Rosecrans

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Since: Aug 27, 2008
Posted on: June 24, 2010 8:44 am

Report says Valentine is Marlins' choice

As a Mets fan I was hoping Bobby V would take the Orioles job since it would be much easier rooting for him going up against the Yankees and Red Sox, so I'm not happy to see him in our division. I am happy to see him back in MLB again so if this story is true, welcome back Bobby V!
Please where the fake mustache when you manage your first game at Citi Field - the place and the NY media will go crazy.

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