Derek Jeter is not used to losing. In his 20 seasons as the New York Yankees shortstop, the future Hall of Famer's club only missed the postseason three times, while winning five World Series titles.
So, when Jeter became a part owner of the Miami Marlins and shipped out an abundance of proven talent to jump-start a rebuild, it created the question of how long would he be willing to lose before demanding success from his team?
Apparently, that answer is one year. Jeter recently stated that he has "zero patience" in regards to Miami being competitive.
In addition to addressing the state of play, Jeter also focused on how the Marlins
Jeter's comments are perplexing. They contradict everything that he has done as an executive. Hopefully, for Miami fans, Jeter will overcome the pressure to sell-out on the rebuilding plan and continue to set the Marlins up well for the future.