Three Things to consider as the Miami Marlins introduce their sixth manager in the past 28 months:
Thing 1: Wrote today's column in the Sun Sentinel on
I have no idea if Redmond will be able to emulate the quick-winning ways of
Will Redmond ever get a chance to manage Josh Johnson,
I've already been told by a Marlins person that this year's free agent class -- topped by
He didn't say if that was because of talent lively (unlikely) or expected price tag (my guess), but I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for the Marlins to "win" the Winter Meetings again this year.
Roster composition aside, Redmond's personality traits and cumulative experience in the game point to this being an excellent hire.