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Guillen leaks news of new job online

MIAMI — Ozzie Guillen's website apparently leaked the news he has agreed to become manager of the Marlins.

A post Monday night quoted Guillen announcing that he was Florida bound. The blog was taken down a short time later and replaced by a post that discussed Guillen's departure from the White Sox while making no mention of the Marlins.

Tuesday afternoon Guillen tweeted: "Weird to be in miami in this time but very happy ready to go".

Pitching coach Don Cooper will manage Chicago's last two games. Bench coach Joey Cora, who was expected to take over, will not report to the team.

In other Marlins news, INF Omar Infante agreed to a two-year contract extension worth $8 million.

BEATEN FAN SEES SUN: Relatives of the Giants fan nearly beaten to death outside Dodger Stadium says he went outside for the first time in nearly six months. The family of Bryan Stow, 42, wrote on its website that he looked at the sun Friday and said, "It's magical."

METS SUIT: U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff will allow a lawsuit to proceed in limited form against the owners of the Mets by Trustee Irving Picard, who is recovering money for investors who lost money to jailed financier Bernard Madoff.

DODGERS SAGA: The Dodgers are asking a Delaware bankruptcy judge to postpone a hearing on Major League Baseball's effort to force owner Frank McCourt to sell the team.

BRAVES: 3B Chipper Jones was diagnosed with a bone bruise in his right knee but plans to play through it.

BREWERS: RHP Yovani Gallardo will start Game 1 of the NL division series.

CARDINALS: SS Rafael Furcal will miss the final two regular-season games with a tight left hamstring.

INDIANS: CF Grady Sizemore is expected to travel to Colorado for a Monday consultation on his injured right knee with the doctor who operated on his left knee.

TWINS: John Gordon, 70, the team's radio voice since 1987, will retire.

YANKEES: C Francisco Cervelli had a setback in his recovery from a concussion and may be out for the postseason.

Guillen leaks news of new job online 09/27/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 10:06pm]
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