White Sox coach wants to see a fight
Posted on: August 17, 2010 2:04 pm
Edited on: August 17, 2010 2:18 pm
So, feeling nostalgic for the good ol' days of the Reds-Cardinals series? Get ready for the three-game series between the White Sox and Twins starting tonight at Target Field.
The teams had a little run-in last week when Chicago's Carlos Quentin was hit twice and manager Ozzie Guillen took exception to the beanings.
It's not just Ozzie that's fired up, either. Here's what White Sox bullpen coach Juan Nieves had this to say Sunday on a Chicago radio show (via the Star Tribune ): "I've even thought of telling guys, 'hey [Matt] Thornton, smoke [Joe] Mauer, see if you can start a fight.' We're not afraid of anybody."
If Mauer gets hit in any of these three games, there could be some serious fireworks.
The Twins currently lead the White Sox by three games in the AL Central and Chicago is seven games back in the wild card.
-- C. Trent Rosecrans
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