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Ozzie Guillen may join Joe Girardi on the list of managers who lasted one year in Miami. According to ESPN's Buster Olney, the Marlins are "seeking a replacement" for Guillen, which would lead to Guillen's firing after just the first year of a four-year, $10 million contract. The Marlins finished 69-93 and in the National League East cellar, despite entering a season with high expectations. The team spent heavily heading into their first season in a new ballpark, signing free agents Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Heath Bell to long-term contracts. Not only did the Marlins underachieve on the field, but Guillen angered a heavy Cuban fan base when he said he admired Cuban dictator Fidel Castro for staying in power so long. His comments appeared in a Time Magazine article and prompted a five-game suspension from the team and dulled much of the season-opening buzz about the team. "Do I have any regrets about this year? Yes, about the guy comments," he t...
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MIAMI Ozzie Guillen knows he will be Miami's manager in Wednesdays season finale against the New York Mets.
After that, Guillen cant say for sure. But he hopes he will be back next season with the Marlins and doesnt expect them to do anything regarding a move.
Still, Guillen said he hasnt heard a word from Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria about his future.
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As Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen leaves the country to vacation in Spain, there is much ado about his future with the club.
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Reports out of Miami indicate that Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is under pressure from team executives to fire Ozzie Guillen after only one season.
Ozzie Guillen was supposed to be the straw that stirred the drink. Instead, the only thing Guillen stirred up in his first season in Miami was controversy, and that could have the Marlins skipper soon headed for the unemployment line. ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the Marlins are "aggressively seeking" a replacement for Guillen, although no decision has yet been...
MIAMI It seems the only argument about what sort of season the Miami Marlins had is which grading system to use.
Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen was asked how he would rate the campaign.
By numbers or by letters? he said.
How about both?
Letters, Z, Guillen said. Numbers, minus-0. We failed in every department. We failed. Very sad and very embarrassing and a very tough situation...
The New York Mets and Miami Marlins are both getting ready to finish up disappointing campaigns.
While the Mets are bringing back their entire coaching staff in 2013, there remains much more uncertainly surrounding the Marlins and their plans for next season.
In what could be Ozzie Guillen's last game at the helm, the Marlins try for a three-game sweep of the visiting Mets...
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...
The Miami Marlins will end their season Wednesday with speculation swirling over the future of manager Ozzie Guillen and his coaches. But on Tuesday, the focus was on Adam Greenberg. Greenberg, pinch-hitting for left fielder Bryan Petersen, stuck out on three pitches from Mets right-hander R.A. Dickey in the sixth inning before Miami beat the Mets, 4-3, in 11 innings. "The...
The Miami Marlins are rumored to be looking for Ozzie Guillen’s replacement despite the fact he still currently holds the job. Names that have floated around included Brad Ausmus, Mike Lowell, and Bo Porter before the latter signed with the Houston Astros. One name that hasn’t been mentioned is Jack McKeon and that is unfortunate as he may be the best man for the job...