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It appears that Juan Pierre, the Cubs’ lead-off man – and free-agent-to-be – would “not mind” playing for Ozzie Guillen.

It seems that a slight rumor at the end of a disappointing (‘embarrasing‘ sez the hyperbolic moron, Marriotti – for whom, you Jay?) season is the only good news the South Siders have heard in a while.

Juan Pierre

From the Sun-Times:

‘Yeah, I love Ozzie,” Pierre said of Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, his former third-base coach during the Florida Marlins’ World Series championship season in 2003. ”I know how he is as a person. He talks, but you go out there and play hard with no excuses, and you get along with him. Just knowing him and being around him for so long, and winning the World Series with him, yeah, I definitely wouldn’t mind playing for Ozzie.”

For the record, I may have given up before the ChiSox were mathematically eliminated, simply because I realized this team was going nowhere; but embarrassed? Mariotti, you dumb pundit, we won the World Series last year, we a have chest-deep rotation signed through 2007, we may sign a true lead-off man in Pierre, we set records in attendance this year; why would the Sox be an embarrassment?

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