Monday, January 23, 2012
Jerry Reinsdorf Clears The Air
How much more ridiculous can things get with the White Sox? Pretty damn ridiculous.
Apparently Jerry Reinsdorf is so worried about what Ozzie Guillen might say in the wake of his latest Twitter rant, that the chairman felt the need to issue a release about Guillen's departure from the team.
Here's what Jerry had to say.
"Regarding Ozzie Guillen’s departure as White Sox manager last September, I want to make it clear that he left with our organization’s blessing and at my urging. Ozzie told me he wanted to finish out the year, the Marlins really wanted him in Miami for the conclusion of the season, and I told him that he had no choice but to go given the excitement surrounding the opening of their new stadium and the unveiling of their new uniforms. Ozzie needed to be in Miami at the end of the season for the Marlins.
"We will always be grateful for the 21 seasons Ozzie spent in a White Sox uniform as a player and coach, especially his role in helping us win the 2005 World Series championship. We wish him nothing but the best."
So, essentially, Reinsdorf is saying "Shut up, Peavy and please shut up, Ozzie."
Which is fine by me. Let's get to the "Player X is in the best shape of his life" stories already.