Ozzie on Warpath as Sox Head to Cleveland

I wrote yesterday that unless there was something new to write about, I would wait until there was.

My hope was that I could blog today about the start of a Sox turnaround. As we all know, that didn’t happen last night as the Sox dropped a disheartening 2-1, 11-inning decision to the Royals–but something fresh and new did occur. There are a whole slew of critical comments from Ozzie, many of which reflect the disappointment and and frustration of White Sox Nation.

Here’s a sampling:

*  “(Bleeping) pathetic. No (bleeping) energy. We just go by the motions. We take the day off instead of (Thursday).”

*  “One day we’re good, three days we’re bad. We don’t have energy in the dugout. A horse (bleep) approach at the plate for the 90th time.”

*  “If we go to Cleveland and play the way we did in Kansas City, it’s going to be a (bleeping), dead-(bleep) July. That’s very bad. We’re wasting our money on this club if we go to Cleveland the way we were here.”

*  “That’s the team we have all year long. I talk (trash) because what I see. That’s all is see. Nothing against the Kansas City pitching staff. The way we go about our business here, horse (bleep).

I think you get the picture.

2 Comments

Honestly, I don’t think Ozzie’s rants really serve as any sort of motivation. In fact, in the comments Paulie and AJ made after the rant, I sensed a bit of resistance.
Catherine

I don’t think this rant — if you want to call it that — was made to motivate the team. I think he is just fed up with the play and had to get it off his chest. There are times I wish Ozzie would keep his mouth shut, but this is not one of them. He was right to say what he did. That effort last night was pathetic. Not just the five hits but things like Vizquel getting doubled up at second and the play late in the game when a single to center turned into a double. Inexcusable.

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