Don Mattingly, Marlins Reportedly Agree To 2-Year Contract Extension

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September 20, 2019

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly (8) looks on against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Throughout the recent years of the Miami Marlins dysfunction, manager Don Mattingly has been the one constant in the organization. So, Marlins CEO Derek Jeter has decided to sign him to an extension.

As first reported by Daniel Alvarez and confirmed by Jon Heyman, Miami is giving Mattingly a two-year extension with an additional option on his contract. (READ MORE) by Matt Johnson | Sportsnaut

In a surprising move, the Miami Marlins are set to sign manager Don Mattingly to a contract extension, reports Daniel Alvarez-Montes of An official announcement is expected Friday.

Mattingly, 58, is in the final year of the four-year contract given to him by former Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria. That contract made him one of the highest paid managers in the game. Presumably he’ll remain in that salary tier on the new extension. (READ MORE) by Mike Axisa | CBS Sports

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly walks off the field after replacing a pitcher during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Photo: Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press

Manager Don Mattingly is reportedly staying with the Miami Marlins for at least the next two years.

ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported the Marlins agreed to sign their manager to a two-year contract extension on Thursday. Passan’s update came after Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald confirmed Daniel Alvarez-Montes’ report that said the Marlins plan on announcing a contract extension for Mattingly on Friday. Jackson wrote the front office likes “his even keeled demeanor and teaching/mentoring.” (READ MORE) by Scott Polacek

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