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Marlins promote Mike Hill to president of baseball operations, Dan Jennings to general manager

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From Joe Frisaro, the Marlins beat writer for

The Marlins on Sunday announced a new structure for their front office, naming Michael Hill president of baseball operations and Dan Jennings general manager.

Jennings has been with the club for 12 seasons, as the organization’s vice president of player development and assistant GM.

“I have tremendous respect for his baseball mind and know he’ll make a great addition to Michael’s team,” owner Jeffrey Loria said in a statement.

Larry Beinfest was fired from his post as president of baseball ops Friday after over 10 years of service. David Samson, the Marlins’ current club president who also happens to be Loria’s son-in-law, appears safe for now.This was the most humorous thing to come out of Sunday’s press conference at Marlins Park:

Dan Jennings: "(Jeffrey Loria) has done a tremendous job” and should be involved in personnel decisions. #Marlins

— clarkspencer (@clarkspencer) September 29, 2013

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