CHICAGO – In the annals of Ozzie Guillen blow-ups, this was "The Little Mermaid."
No cursing. No racial epithets. No slurs toward gays.
And, despite its G-rating, colorful as ever.
"I might get an ulcer before the All-Star break," lamented Guillen following his Chicago White Sox's second consecutive loss to start the season, this one an 8-7 letdown to the Cleveland Indians following a 12-5 thrashing on opening day.
At this pace, the ulcer might come before the end of the week.
The White Sox's pitching staff that fired four consecutive complete games to lock up the American League Championship Series in 2005 before bullying the Houston Astros in a four-game World Series sweep is no longer. And in the American League Central, baseball's best division, inconsistent pitching acquaints teams with fourth place.
Look at the Indians, who last season landed in fourth despite scoring close to 100 more runs than their opponents. Their starters followed good outings with bad, their bullpen blew upRead More »from Pitching a fit