Ozzie & Fidel

While waiting for Miami Manager Ozzie Guillan to explain/apologize/re-translate what it was he meant by his proclaimed "love" for Fidel Castro, I can't help but wonder about his "other" comment in the now infamous baseball interview -- namely, that he gets drunk after every game.

Exaggeration? Or is it the most honest statement in baseball sports ever?

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UPDATE: Ozzie was suspended for five days. If I were the team owner, I might have suggested he spend that time doing some fact-finding in Cuba.

But baseball heals all wounds. If the Marlins do well, his comment will join a long list of the wild and crazy things some sports people say. If the team stumbles out of the gate, on the other hand . . .

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