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October 3, 2006

Edison -- Edison's Bobby Dews is moving up in the Braves organization.

Dews informing WALB he's moving from bullpen coach to special assistant to the General Manager.

Dews had been on Bobby Cox's coaching staff for over a decade.

His new position will have him in uniform with the big club for all practices and work outs, and in the stands scouting and evaluating during the games.

Dews also said its a great promotion, and the spot he's always wanted to be.

Atlanta third base coach Fredi Gonzalez has been named the new manager of the Florida Marlins just hours after the team fired first-year manager Joe Girardi.

Gonzalez coached in Atlanta the past four seasons, and was one of the finalists with Girardi when the position was open last year.

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