It is the official kickoff of the Miami Marlins’ Ozzie Guillen era because Guillen really hasn’t arrived somewhere until he irks large amounts of people. Everyone knew this would happen. Even the Marlins’ owners knew this would happen as they were handing him a four-year, $10 million contract in the off-season. But they will tell you today they never expected this to happen. Pledging allegiance to Fidel Castro? In Miami? Guillen might as well have taken the Marlins’ marketing plan and set it on fire. Or stood at the door to the new stadium before the home opener spitting at the fans as they entered. This article was written by Lynn Zinser.