Suggested in recent New Times article.
I think Publix is way too smart to blow MMs on naming rights.
They are a regional brand that needs no help attracting customers in FL and other SE states.
I think the other owners were just tired of subsidizing the Marlins operation. Getting a new owner and slashing payroll seems like two key steps to minimizing their subsidy.
There's no doubt in my mind Manfred knew the plan and endorsed it.