Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 4/9/12

Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen intends to fly back to Florida to address questions in the wake of the firestorm that resulted after he told Time magazine of his respect for Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

Guillen, who apologized for the statement on Saturday, fielded more questions prior to Monday's afternoon road game against the NL East rival Philadelphia Phillies.

The Venezuelan manager admitted that he felt "guilty" and "embarrassed" and wants to address the questions personally. He plans to fly back after Monday's contest.

Vigilia Mambisa, which is a Cuban-American advocacy group in Miami, said it planned to boycott Marlins' games and planned to demonstrate against Guillen until the club fires him.

The team issued a statement this past weekend speaking against Guillen's pro-Castro comment, saying the latter was "a brutal dictator who has caused unthinkable pain for more than 50 years."

Guillen did apologize prior to Saturday's game against the Cincinnati Reds.

"I will apologize if I hurt somebody's feelings, or I hurt somebody's thought," Guillen told beat reporters. "I want them to know I'm against everything 100 percent - I repeat it again - the way this man (has been) treating people for the last 60 years."

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