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Marlins to keep Edwin Rodriguez as manager through '10

The Marlins announced today that interim manager Edwin Rodriguez will remain as the teams manager for the rest of the 2010 season. This is probably the best move for the team. 

"At the end of the year we'll re-evaluate things," Loria said in the press box during the game. "What will always be my first and foremost concern are the players. I thought the continuity ... was the most important thing we could do. Edwin's going to be their manager. The coaches will continue that are in place. Continuity's important."

Not only are the Marlins avoiding the public eye by sticking with Rodriguez, instead of the potential spectacle that Bobby Valentine would have brought by joining the Marlins midseason.

The Marlins came in to Tuesday with a 36-40 record, 8 1/2 games behind the Braves