Posted October 04, 2012 on AP on Fox
The nightclub near the Miami Marlins' bullpen drew capacity crowds. The fish tanks behind home plate, the Cuban sandwiches in the food court and the air-conditioned comfort under the retractable roof also won raves. The team? Not so much. While Miami's new ballpark was a hit this year, the ballclub was a flop. The Marlins rebranded their franchise, changing the name as they moved into a new home and raising hopes with an uncharacteristic spending spree. They failed to change their losing ways, however, leaving celebrity manager Ozzie Guillen's job in jeopardy after only one season. ''I want to be the manager here,'' Guillen said. ''Am I going to be? I don't make that decision. With the job I did this year, do you think I deserve to be back here? Of course not. But I'm not the only one. ... ''Let's start from the top. The front office failed, Ozzie failed, the coaching staff failed, the players failed, everybody failed.'...
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