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Marlins player: Ozzie Guillen only cared about money

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08:11 AM ET 02.24 | One respected 2012 Marlins player with no ax to grind said the one improvement the team made (besides dumping Heath Bell) was replacing Ozzie Guillen with Mike Redmond because "Ozzie just didn't care. All he cared about was his money. And he wasn't good in game situations, either."

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February 24, 2013  08:29 AM ET

He gone.

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February 24, 2013  09:28 AM ET

It is easy to criticize the manager for not winning. But Ozzie did not bat, make errors in the field, and give up the lead in the ninth inning.

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February 24, 2013  10:29 AM ET

As opposed to every player who becomes a free agent and takes the best deal? Ozzie is a jerk, no doubt, but he didn't bat and he didn't pitch, so players should keep very quiet when things go bad on the field.

February 24, 2013  11:01 AM ET

Scarface and The Departed were on t.v. at the same time yesterday. By flipping really fast between the two stations, I was able to get a glimpse of what it would be like if Ozzie managed the Red Sox. There'd be nobody left alive.

February 24, 2013  11:33 AM ET

This is what happens when you yell at Bryce Harper.

February 24, 2013  11:36 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

He gone.

he is gone and has no say on this comment....

February 24, 2013  11:37 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

This is what happens when you yell at Bryce Harper.

apparently he didn't do his job as a manager or else,,he would still been a marlin manager!!!

February 24, 2013  11:38 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

This is what happens when you yell at Bryce Harper.

That's a clown comment, Bro.

February 24, 2013  11:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

It is easy to criticize the manager for not winning. But Ozzie did not bat, make errors in the field, and give up the lead in the ninth inning.

somebody has to look as the bad guy,,its tough because managers do not hit/bat/swing/pitch/field/run/steal bases/score runs/and they do not close games at the ninth inning/.......and yes they are the first one's to be fired!!!!

February 24, 2013  11:41 AM ET

with guillen,,his mouth was the one who fired him,,in other words guillen owns mouth cost him the job!!!

February 24, 2013  11:42 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Scarface and The Departed were on t.v. at the same time yesterday. By flipping really fast between the two stations, I was able to get a glimpse of what it would be like if Ozzie managed the Red Sox. There'd be nobody left alive.

guillen would likely get hired in japan or,,,in south korea,,,,just saying!!!

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February 24, 2013  12:00 PM ET
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guillen would likely get hired in japan or,,,in south korea,,,,just saying!!!

North Korea is looking at him. They admire his explosiveness.

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February 24, 2013  12:12 PM ET
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Cuba has always been his calling. I recall him making some comments about how he loved that place

well he may as well be killing two birds with one single stone,be the manager in cuba's team plus at the same time try to lureout some tough prospects for any team in the majors!!!!

February 24, 2013  12:13 PM ET
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into the majors!!

fixed,,

February 24, 2013  12:27 PM ET

Ozzie did not have a good year!!!

 
February 24, 2013  05:38 PM ET

I'd like to see Ozzie manage the Astros.

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