Don Mattingly Will Officially Return As Dodgers Manager In 2014

Source: Mike Axisa, CBS Sports

MattinglyDon Mattingly will return as manager of the Dodgers in 2014, the team announced.

Mattingly, 52, said he “doesn’t want to be somewhere he’s not wanted” during his end-of-season press conference. The team’s NLDS victory vested a $1.4 million option in his contract, but his return was still uncertain. He hinted at wanting a multiyear contract.

The rest of the staff remains intact, including pitching coach Rick Honeycutt, hitting coach Mark McGwire, first base coach Davey Lopes, assistant hitting coach John Valentin, assistant pitching coach Ken Howell, bullpen coach Chuck Crim, catching coach Steve Yeager and coach Manny Mota.