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SportEx-Marlins exec says owner bought team to get Derek Jeter’s digits

20:40  06 december  2018
20:40  06 december  2018 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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Derek Sanderson Jeter (/ˈdʒiːtər/ JEE-tər; born June 26, 1974) is an American former professional baseball shortstop, businessman, and baseball executive who is the chief executive officer (CEO)

Says Jeter about Scott’ s dismissal, “The scout, I don’t even want to get into. He has health issues. Almost immediately after the Sherman- Jeter group purchased the team , the Marlins ’ owners cast lines among wealthy local businesspeople for more money, this time with a prospective called Project Citrus.

Ex-Marlins exec says owner bought team to get Derek Jeter’s digits© Associated Press Associated Press David Samson served as the Marlins' team president and one of the team's foremost front-office spokespeople for 16 years. In September of 2017, a Marlins' new ownership group headlined by Derek Jeter and billionaire businessman Bruce Sherman ousted Samson, but Samson's contract with the club prevented him from speaking candidly about the operation until this past Halloween, according to the Miami Herald.

Never one to shy from the spotlight, the former Survivor contestant opened up about some aspects of his tenure with the club in an interview with Dan Le Batard on 790 the Ticket sports radio in Miami on Wednesday. Samson's whole frank, funny interview is worth a listen, if only for the anecdote about when he caught Ricky Nolasco out eating pizza late at night before a start:

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Jeter has fired long-time popular staffers from all levels and departments within the Marlins organization The difference is clear: Jeter , unlike in his playing days, was not fully prepared for what lay ahead, and he has seemingly failed to surround himself with a solid transitional team to help.

Derek Jeter has moved another step closer to owning the Miami Marlins . Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has agreed to sell his team for .2 billion to a group that includes former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter and businessman Bruce Sherman, according to Barry Jackson of the

Samson hardly minced words when discussing his relationship with the club's new ownership group, claiming that Jeter led him to believe he wouldn't be fired to curry favor in sale negotiations and that Sherman - the principal investor in the new group - only fronted so much money because of Jeter's allure.

"I am very thankful that Bruce Sherman enjoys Derek Jeter so much," he told Le Batard, joking that Sherman wanted the "ability to get [Jeter's] cell number."

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Reports are out that Derek Jeter is looking to slash Marlins payroll once he and his investment According to Jackson, Jeter —who bought the team for .2 billion alongside businessman Bruce And whatever gets spent on the team will almost certainly be repaid by a fan base eager to care after

The owner of the Miami Marlins has agreed to sell the team for .17 billion to an ownership group led by the venture capitalist Bruce Sherman, with the former Yankees star Derek Jeter serving as a partner and the head of baseball operations.

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