He came in loud, brash and cocky before the 2004 season. It was only fitting that Ozzie Guillen went out the same way.
After the 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, the White Sox announced that they had agreed to release the manager from his 2012 contract but would receive compensation should Guillen accept a managerial position with another major-league team.
He has, and they will.
The Florida Marlins and Sox on Wednesday are expected to announce that Guillen was traded to South Beach, with Guillen and his family scheduled to leave for Miami Tuesday morning on the private jet of Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria.