Ozzie Guillen is gonna get fined

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UPDATE:  Ozzie expanded on his earlier comments in the postgame presser:

Guillen said that West told him “to get the
(bleep) off the field.” Guillen said he knew that managers, players and
coaches cannot argue balk calls, but felt that West overstepped his
authority.

“He thinks he’s the (bleep)
in the field,” said Guillen, who could be both fined and suspended.
“People pay to watch (bleeping) players play, not to see umpires and
managers. I don’t see any people say, ‘I’m going to see Ozzie Guillen
manage or Joe West (bleeping) umpire.’ ”
“Joe’s been that way for a
lot of years … Sometimes he thinks (bleeping) people pay to watch him
(bleeping) umpire.”

Worth noting that it’s not at all clear that Ozzie was angry when he said this. He kind of goes on like that all the time. Usually he just makes sure he’s off the record first.

3:45 P.M: I’m totally with old Ozzie on this one in theory — umpire Joe West was totally out of line this afternoon — but Guillen’s post-game comment on West might be a bridge too far:

“He’s a f—ing a–hole.”

I don’t know that they’ve come up with computers sophisticated enough
to calculate the size of the fine Guillen is gonna get for that one.

Corey Seager will be included on Dodgers’ World Series roster

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Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager will be on the team’s World Series roster.

Seager, 23, played in the NLDS but was left off the NLCS roster due to a lower back injury suffered in Game 3 against the Diamondbacks. He had three hits, including a triple, in 15 plate appearances in that series. During the regular season, Seager hit .295/.375/.479 with 22 home runs, 77 RBI, and 85 runs scored across 613 PA.

Charlie Culberson and Chris Taylor handled shortstop while Seager was absent. Both players were among the Dodgers’ best performers in the NLCS. With Seager back in the fold, Taylor will play mostly center field and Culberson will return to his bench role.