Emphasis on the word new.
CBS Sports was the first to report the news about Jennings, who is the Marlins' sixth manager since June 2010.
To say Jennings is a bit inexperienced in managing a baseball team would be a great understatement. The only other time he served in such a position was a coach at a high school in Mobile, Ala., back in the 1980s.
In addition, Jennings never played professional baseball. The closest he got, according to USA Today, was participating in
But Jennings is well-respected within
The Marlins are 16-22 and haven't had a winning record since 2009.