The Miami Marlins have announced that manager Ozzie Guillen has been suspended for five games effective immediately for his controversial remarks regarding Fidel Castro.
Here’s the Marlins’ statement on the suspension:
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 team said in a statement. “The pain and suffering caused by Fidel Castro cannot be minimized, especially in a community filled with victims of the dictatorship.