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Ozzie ready for any course of action in offseason

Ozzie ready for any course of action in offseason

Ozzie ready for any course of action in offseason
MIAMI -- The way the Marlins have performed this year should put everyone in the organization on edge.

That's the way manager Ozzie Guillen sees it.

"Everybody here right now at this moment should be mad, upset and disappointed. ... Everyone," Guillen said of the club's last-place standing.

Although he is signed through 2015, Guillen has not been informed about his status for next year. The manager accepts the blame for the team's record, and says people shouldn't point fingers at the front office. Ultimately, owner Jeffrey Loria will decide what happens next.

Loria has repeatedly said he won't make any decisions until after the season.

"That's Loria's job," Guillen said. "Who's coming in, who's coming back, who's leaving, who's staying, that's it."

Guillen clearly wants a second season to help turn things around.

"That's not up to me," he said. "If it was up to me, I'd love to be here next year. If it was up to me, yes. It's up to them.

"Did I take the blame for this? Yes, 100 percent. If we win the World Series, who holds the trophy? Me. I'd be the first one [kissing the trophy]. We finish in last place, I take the responsibility. Myself. Ozzie Guillen. Blame me."

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