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Ozzie lashes out on Twitter

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Ozzie lashes out on Twitter

Former White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen left the club with two games remaining in the 2011 season and was announced as the manager of the Miami Marlins days later. Did he quit on the Sox?

White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy spoke on WSCR 670 and discussed his relationship with Guillen. He said that the two didn't really see eye-to-eye and Guillen quit on the team.

Something tells me that didn't sit right with the former White Sox skipper, and he took out some anger on his Twitter account.

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Ozzie Guillen Iam out the country now but i never quit in anything yes be ready when i talk going to be fun
Jan 20 via Twitter for iPad Favorite Retweet Reply
Just wait, it gets better....

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Ozzie Guillen I will kill peoples fellings no mercy i turn the page but they no let me a long then get ready going to be bad
Jan 20 via Twitter for iPad Favorite Retweet Reply
One more for kicks...

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Ozzie Guillen People want me to look bad but I so honest i wiil saynthe real true put u seat belt on
Jan 20 via Twitter for iPad Favorite Retweet Reply
You heard 'em folks. Put your seat belt on. The 2012 season will be a bumpy ride.

And what would a Twitter battle be without Oney Guillen chiming in?

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Oney Guillen Oh wow ozzie guillen already gave his warning. Hide ur kids hide ur wife. He is coming for ur throat. U know who u r. U started it
Jan 20 via Twitter for BlackBerry Favorite Retweet Reply
Peavy doesn't seem to worried, sending out a small "let's keep the peace" tweet, if you will.
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Jake Peavy Hey y'all enough please said it before & again now I Love @OzzieGuillen and have all the respect in the world for him and his family
Jan 20 via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply
What are your thoughts on this whole debacle? Can we all just move on or will there be more South Side drama from the Guillens this season?

White Sox Talk Podcast: Ask Us Anything Part 2

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White Sox Talk Podcast: Ask Us Anything Part 2

In Part 2 of "Ask Us Anything" we answer the following questions: Who will be the biggest free agent the White Sox sign this off-season? What are the chances they trade Avi Garcia before the deadline? What's your assessment so far of Luis Robert?  Who's on your all-time busted prospect list? Is Omar Vizquel the next White Sox manager? Would the 1994 White Sox have won the World Series if there wasn't a strike?  What's the long term plan at third base? These questions and many more on this edition of the White Sox Talk Podcast.

If you missed Part 1 of 'Ask Us Anything', you can listen to the full episode here 

Listen to the full Part 2 of 'Ask Us Anything' at this link or in the embedded player below: 

 

White Sox catching prospect mentioned in some elite company

White Sox catching prospect mentioned in some elite company

White Sox catching prospect Zack Collins is being talked about in some elite company after a recent accomplishment.

Collins participated in the Southern League Home Run Derby in Double-A earlier this evening for the Birmingham Barons, and he secured his first career home run derby win.

Now, this is cool, thanks to NBC Sports Chicago’s stats guru Chris Kamka: Dating way back to 1895, Babe Ruth was born on Feb. 6, 1895. Collins was born on the same day as Ruth, but 100 years later.

It’s still way too early to make any sort of comparisons, but it’s a fun way to connect the two.

Collins so far this season is hitting .267 with 9 HR, 33 RBI’s and 59 BB in 62 games. Those walks lead the Southern League. The next highest is 39.

Collins is hitting much better than he did when he was with Single-A Winston-Salem last season. Collins hit a mere .233 in 101 games.

Think about this too. Rick Hahn mentioned several White Sox prospects will get promotions in the coming days. Could this mean Collins will get his opportunity? We’ll just have to wait and see.