There is an unconfirmed report tonight that Lakeland Flying Tigers Manager Andy Barkett has accepted the position as Manager of the Florida Marlins AA team, the Jacksonville Suns. Barkett had a 193-212 record in three seasons managing the Flying Tigers. We’ll post more information here as it becomes available.
Update: Lakeland Flying Tiger General Manager Zach Burek confirmed Burkett’s departure, “Unfortunately for us that is correct. Andy was great to work with for three years and I wish him great success with his new team.”
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