Source: Marlins to hire Ozzie Guillen

Updated: September 27, 2011, 2:48 PM ET

CHICAGO -- Ozzie Guillen walked away from the Chicago White Sox on Monday after being unable to secure a contract extension, and he apparently is walking into a new job managing the Florida Marlins.

Guillen's quest for a new deal from the White Sox was denied, so the talkative, sometimes outrageous and always colorful manager asked to be released from his current contract.

That request was granted.

Guillen's website later had a post describing how thrilled he was to ...

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