Tim Polzer
Wednesday October 24th, 2012

The Miami Marlins fired manager Ozzie Guillen after one season. (Getty Images)

The Miami Marlins have fired manager Ozzie Guillen after one season.

Here's the statement from Marlins baseball operations president Larry Beinfest:

“After careful consideration following the disappointment of the 2012 season, we decided to dismiss Ozzie,” said Beinfest. “Our managerial search begins immediately and our hope is that a new manager, along with roster improvements, will restore a winning culture.”
Guillen's future was in doubt after his role in several controversial incidents including a pro-Fidel Castro comment and the team's disappointing performance.

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