More drama in Miami: Ozzie Guillen responds to Heath Bell, clubhouse drama ensues

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This is getting kinda nuts. After Heath Bell’s radio two-step yesterday and today, Ozzie Guillen went on the radio in Miami to respond to Bell.  Meanwhile, in the Marlins clubhouse:

 

 

How in the hell are Ozzie Guillen and Heath Bell supposed to share a clubhouse in 2013?  Indeed, how will they do it for the last week and a half of this season?

Astros assistant GM Mike Elias reported to be next Orioles general manager

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Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that Astros assistant GM Mike Elias will be the new general manager of the Orioles “barring a change of heart.”

Elias, 35, has been the Astros’ assistant general manager since August 2016. He had previously served as Houston’s scouting director and, before that, as a scout for the Cardinals. He was part of the team that came over from the Cardinals when Jeff Luhnow joined the Astros.

If he does take the O’s job his work will certainly be cut out for him. Baltimore was historically bad in 2018, finishing 47-115 thanks to a roster full of expensive, past-their-prime players and an underdeveloped farm system. He’ll have to hit the ground running too, as he’ll not join the team until nearly two months into the club’s offseason, having had no time to assess its needs and personnel. Oh, and the Winter Meetings begin in a little over three weeks.