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BREAKING: Ozzie Guillen Fired

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#1 Seth Stohs

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 01:53 PM

According to several sources, the Miami Marlins have dismissed Ozzie Guillen as their manager.

Not terribly shocking news.

#2 Jim Crikket

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 02:12 PM

Darn. And just a day too late to be considered for the Twins bench coach position!

Never would have happened in a million years with the Twins, but I have to admit that it would have been entertaining as hell to see Ozzie as Gardy's bench coach for a season... or whatever part of a season it would last before one or both was fired.
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#3 gunnarthor

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 02:20 PM

Agreed. I think Ozzie and Gardy could have been the funniest thing in baseball.

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 02:35 PM

7.5 mill left on his contract will buy a lot of cocktails and Cuban cigars!! Should be a nice retirement! Please stay off TV.

May all our prospects be All Stars and the beer be free.


#5 PseudoSABR

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 10:20 PM

Our own Mike Redmond is rumored to be the frontrunner for the job.

#6 SpantheMan

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 10:54 PM

Just goes to show why you don't pay big money for coaches or managers

#7 SpantheMan

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 11:06 PM

Our own Mike Redmond is rumored to be the frontrunner for the job.


Was redmond ever actually in our organization as a coach or was it all rumors?

#8 ScottyB

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Posted 24 October 2012 - 04:02 AM

Our own Mike Redmond is rumored to be the frontrunner for the job.


Was redmond ever actually in our organization as a coach or was it all rumors?


Never in Twins org as coach. Has been in Blue Jays system as minor league manager. I believe currently at Single A+ Dunedin.