BREAKING NEWS: Miami Marlins Suspend Ozzie Guillen for 5 games, effective immediately

The Miami Marlins have announced that they have suspended manager Ozzie Guillen for 5 games for his comments about Fidel Castro.

Ozzie Guillen is going to host a press conference in Miami at 10:30 AM ET. Will be interesting to see his reaction. Here is a link to the press conference.

Don't look for this face in the Marlins clubhouse for the next 5 games! (Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE)

Bench coach Joey Cora will manage the club in the interim.

 

The Miami Marlins released the following statement:

In a statement sent to the media, the Marlins said: “The Miami Marlins announced today the suspension of manager Ozzie Guillen for five games effective immediately. The Marlins acknowledge the seriousness of the comments attributed to Guillen. The pain and suffering caused by Fidel Castro cannot be minimized especially in a community filled with victims of the dictatorship.”

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