Report: Bobby Valentine to manage the Marlins

Stamford native Bobby Valentine has agreed to become the next manager of the Florida Marlins, according to a report by Sports Illustrated.The Stamford native is

STAMFORD - Stamford native Bobby Valentine has agreed to become the next manager of the Florida Marlins, according to a report by Sports Illustrated.

The Stamford native is expected to be on the bench by Monday according to the report.

Valentine had been considered a candidate for the opening in Baltimore but withdrew his name from consideration there after the Florida job opened up.

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