Derek Jeter introduced a shock departure from the Miami Marlins on Monday after 4 1/2 principally unsuccessful years that did not come shut to matching his success as a participant for the New York Yankees.in September 2017 when Bruce Sherman purchased the crew from Jeffrey Loria.
A five-time World Sequence champion throughout a enjoying profession from 1995-2014 spent totally with the Yankees, Jeter earned election to baseball’s Corridor of Fame in 2020.
Miami went 218-327 throughout his 4 seasons at the helm, ending with a profitable report solely as soon as at 31-29 in the pandemic-shortened 2020 season. In the full seasons below Jeter, the Marlins went 63-98, 57-105 and 67-95.
Whereas the Yankees are amongst baseball’s highest spenders, Miami was twenty seventh amongst the 30 groups in payroll final yr at $61 million.
“I will no longer serve as CEO nor as a shareholder in the club,” Jeter stated in an announcement launched by way of PR Newswire relatively than the Marlins. “We had a vision 5 years in the past to flip the Marlins franchise round, and as CEO, I have been proud to put my identify and repute on the line to make our plan a actuality. By onerous work, belief and accountability, we reworked each facet of the franchise, reshaping the workforce, and growing a long-term strategic plan for fulfillment.
“That said, the vision for the future of the franchise is different than the one I signed up to lead.”
In a separate assertion, Sherman thanked Jeter “for his many contributions and wish him luck in his future endeavors.”
“We have a deep bench of talent that will oversee both business and baseball decisions while we work to identify a new CEO to lead our franchise, ” Sherman stated. “The ownership group is committed to keep investing in the future of the franchise — and we are determined to build a team that will return to the postseason and excite Marlins fans and the local community.”