"This morning I offered my resignation to Larry Beinfest and the Marlins, and they accepted. I am grateful for the opportunity the Marlins gave me to manage at this level.
It was a very hard decision for me to make, with the positive way the organization is moving; a new ballpark next season and the young core of players that this team has.
I can't say enough about the effort that this staff and these players have put into this season. I could tell that they continued to give 100% effort each and every day on the field. I wish this organization, staff and players nothing but success in their futures."
-- Edwin Rodriguez, who resigned Saturday morning as manager of the Marlins