Don Mattingly will has been announced as the next manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers

Torre, who is in his 29th season as a MLB manager, has resigned as the Dodgers manager. The Dodgers are 72-75 and have been struggling lately.

Torre has managed the Dodgers for three seasons.

The Dodgers have scheduled a news conference for later today where they will name Mattingly as the next manager.

It is still unclear whether Torre will retire or search for another job.

Mattingly has been the Dodgers’ hitting coach since 2008 and is honored to have the opportunity to manage.

“The opportunity to manage the Dodgers is truly an honor. There are few organizations in the world with the history, tradition, and track record of success as the Dodgers. I’m looking forward to continuing what I came here to accomplish with Joe, and that’s to win a world championship,” Mattingly said.

Mattingly like played his entire career with the Yankees. He was a nine-time Gold Glove first baseman and six-time All-Star. He is one of the most popular Yankees of all time.

The Dodgers job will be Mattingly’s first job as manager.

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