Florida owner Jeffrey Loria is now saying that Edwin Rodriguez will remain manger for the rest of the season. That takes care of the Bobby Valentine rumors for now.

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The situation has kept reporters busy. Sports Illustrated's Jon Heyman, a former Newsday reporter,  was the first to write that Valentine would manage the Marlins, He was also first to write Valentine would not. 

Loria is becoming quite Steinbrenner-esque. He's the owenr who couldn't get along with Joe Girardi and fired him even after the Marlins were Wild Card contenders in 2006 under the future Yankees manager.