Ozzie Calls Twins ‘Bunch Of Midgets’

(CBS) White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen has called them “piranhas”. Now he’s calling them “sardines”. Either way, he’s not beating the Minnesota Twins.

“These are the little sardines here. They are (bleeping) sardines,” Guillen said after his team lost its sixth straight game to the Twins Thursday. “They are sardines. You see a bunch of look like a circle, a bunch of midgets out there. But they can play.”

The Twins have proven they can play, beating Mark Buehrle and the White Sox 1-0 Thursday afternoon at Target Field. It was their 28th loss to the Twins in their last 35 games against Minnesota.

“That kid who is the leadoff guy (Ben Revere) … pretty good,” Guillen said. “When you’re missing (Justin) Morneau, (Joe) Mauer, (Jim) Thome and (Jason) Kubel and you’re still winning some games, you have to give those guys credit. They never sit back and say ‘We’re missing the big boys.’ They continue to play.”

Guillen then praised manager Ron Gardenhire, who improved his head-to-head record against Ozzie to 75-58.

“I think that’s the reason Gardy is the most underrated manager,” he said. “He won manager of the year last year. He waited 10 years to win that thing. I think Gardy makes those guys play and play right. He gets the best out of his players and they will be in the pennant race with along with a lot of people.”

The White Sox have now lost 24 of their last 30 games in Minneapolis.

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  • stucky

    chris ronji is is only june? remind us about this offense you proclaimed was so good in April

  • jimmyp

    White sux lose again and again and again!!!!!!!!! The swoon has arrived! Go Twins!!!!!!
    p.s. The jackson5 still suck!

  • Sam

    I don’t know how they do it the Twins. They’re always the weakest team in the division and yet they win. They’ll win it again this year.

  • RealRick

    The Bears fired Dave Wannstedt because he couldn’t beat the Packers. The Sox need to fire Ozzie because he can’t beat the Twins. And now, he can’t beat the Tigers either, btw.


    There’s a lot of bad all around in MLB the last three seasons. You can try harder to win a game, though:
    Take chances with your pitch sequence. Watch more pitches (I think Pavano threw, about, eight pitches per inning yesterday.) You can read scouting reports.
    Watch video. Do actual defense drills. When all that fails, your manager can stack a one-day game lineup for short term gain. Baring that, he can tell his players to show up ready to play.
    Maybe, get a good night sleep the night before. If there were three doors, and behind one was Thome, another Dunn, and the other a snarling tiger, well, I’d take Dunn (meh). No one it that division is indestructable.

  • Soxbills

    The facts are that we just do not have the horses to get the job done

  • Denver Deadite

    Maybe he should do something about the mental midgets in his own locker room? And he’s the worst of the lot.

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