Marlins Fire Manager Ozzie Guillen

Originally posted on CBS Miami:

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Marlins completed one of the most inept seasons in franchise history Tuesday when they fired manager Ozzie Guillen after just one season.

“After careful consideration following the disappointment of the 2012 season, we decided to dismiss Ozzie,” said Marlins President of Baseball Operations Larry Beinfest. “Our managerial search begins immediately and our hope is that a new manager, along with roster improvements, will restore a winning culture.”

Guillen just completed the first year of a four-year contract worth $10 million. He joined the Marlins before the inaugural season at Marlins Park and will be paid for the remaining years of his contract, which will be $7.5 million.

According to CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman, “management thought he (Guillen) did a poor job. Some were appalled he delegated so much to Cora.”

Guillen’s tenure with the Marlins started rough after he gave an interview in which he complemented…

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