Miami-Miami Marlins executive Michael Hill (Michael Hill) has ended his 19-year tenure with the team.
CEO Derek Jeter said on Sunday that Hill has served as president of baseball operations for the past six years and has maintained continuity after the change of ownership in 2017, but his contract has expired. He won’t be back this season.
Hill joined the Marlins front desk in 2002, and they won the World Series the following year. But this year’s 31-29 result is their first .500 or more since 2009, and they entered the playoffs for the first time in 17 years.
Hill helped the Marlins through a coronavirus outbreak that almost derailed their season. The Marlins defeated the Chicago Cubs in the wild card round of the playoffs, then were eliminated by Atlanta, and after losing 1
Hill served as general manager for six seasons before serving as president of baseball operations. He worked in the Jeter regime for three years, because the organization was at a loss.
Hill signed a record $325 million, 13-year contract with the Marlins in 2014. Later he was involved in trading Stanton and All-Star Christian Yelich, Marcel Ozuna , Dee Gordon and JT Rielmuto, the farm system under Jeter.