Found September 23, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Ozzie Guillen had already put himself at-risk to be fired after his comments about Fidel Castro, and his team’s disappointing season has done little to help his job status. Now we’re learning that Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is unhappy with Guillen and leaning towards firing the manager. The Palm Beach Post’s Joe Capozzi reports that Loria is upset with Guillen for calling him out regarding the Marlins’ inability to establish stability at manager. “If Jeffrey doesn’t think I’m doing the job I should do … it’s not the first time he’s fired a manager,” Guillen said on Friday, per Capozzi. “Look yourself in the mirror and ask why so many (bleeping) managers come through here.” Those comments apparently set off Loria. Guillen has also questioned the job status of many people tied to the organization in light of the team’s brutal 66-87 record. “When you are in last place you need a better manager, better general manager, better owner, a better everything when you are a last-place te

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Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is reportedly angry at Ozzie Guillen over comments the manager made about him recently and may lead to his firing, the Palm Beach Post reported Monday. The newspaper reported that Loria did not appreciate being "called out" by Guillen on Friday. "If Jeffrey doesn't think I'm doing the job I should do ... it's not the...

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Bell critical of Guillen in radio interview

Miami reliever Heath Bell was critical of manager Ozzie Guillen in a radio interview Monday, the latest in a series of turbulent comments for the disappointing Marlins to deal with as their season winds down. ''It's been an interesting year with Ozzie,'' Bell told Miami station WQAM. ''That's pretty much all I'll say about that. It's just...

Bell critical of Guillen in interview

Miami reliever Heath Bell was critical of manager Ozzie Guillen in a radio interview Monday, the latest in a series of turbulent comments for the disappointing Marlins to deal with as their season winds down. ''It's been an interesting year with Ozzie,'' Bell told Miami station WQAM. ''That's pretty much all I'll say about that. It's just...

Marlins' Bell says he wasn't criticizing Guillen

Miami Marlins relief pitcher Heath Bell believes comments he made on a radio program on Monday were misinterpreted as criticism of manager Ozzie Guillen, so he went back on the radio on Tuesday to try to clarify things. "I was never criticizing Ozzie," Bell said on MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM on Tuesday. "I don't think that's what I was doing on the radio...

MLB Rumors: Miami Marlins Firing Ozzie Guillen Would Only Further Illustrate Front Office Baseball Ignorance

The Miami Marlins may have spent a lot of money this past offseason. They built a brand new [albeit ugly] ballpark that none of the players enjoy. They hired a new manager with World Series credentials to turn around a losing atmosphere. They signed a bunch of elite players to come in and help make the Marlins a contender. They even changed their logo and uniform entirely...

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Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria was reportedly outraged with Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez’s comments in which he told the Miami Herald the following: “There’s not a manager dead or alive that Jeffrey thinks is good enough. Not Connie Mack, not anyone.” Gonzalez managed the Marlins for five seasons including their last two winning teams, in 2008 and 2009. He was fired in June...

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