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Cut Out the Middle Man?

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Just stumbled upon this gem, can't decide if I'm nauseous or impressed... "Probably the biggest surprise from our 25-minute interview was Guillen’s admission that he doesn’t just answer fan e-mails, but that he has actually used some of your ideas in ballgames. Said Ozzie, "I put Carlos Quentin third [in the lineup] one time because we were desperate about something. One fan wrote it in, and I put him in [third]. I put A.J. Pierzynski batting second. Some idiot from Joilet. I said, ‘Maybe this guy knows more than me.’ And we did. And we win with him!""

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