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Dodgers News: Skip Schumaker Replaces Don Mattingly As Marlins New Manager

It doesn’t matter if you spend one season or 10 seasons with the Dodgers. You are apart of the Dodgers family for life.

Skip Schumaker spent 11 seasons in the MLB, most notably with the Cardinals, but spent the 2013 season with the Dodgers as the second baseman. In his only season with the Dodgers, Schumaker hit two home runs with 30 RBI’s with a .262 batting average. 

The numbers don’t pop out, but Schumaker decided to extend his MLB career being apart of the coaching staff of the Padres and most recently the Cardinals. Schumaker spent just one season with the Cardinals as their bench coach before finally being hired as the new manager for the Marlins. 

Schumaker replaces former Dodgers manager Don Mattingly after a disappointing 69-93 season. After being apart of a coaching staff since 2017, Schumaker has his first manager job with a Marlins teams that has only been in the playoffs three out of their 29 seasons of existence.

The last time the Marlins made the postseason was in 2020. Prior to that the Marlins haven’t made the postseason since 2003 when they won the World Series.

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