CHICAGO -- White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen was back at the
ballpark Wednesday after spending one night in a hospital because
of a kidney stone.
Guillen passed the kidney stone during his team's 11-8 loss to
Detroit on Tuesday night and was released from the hospital
"That was something I don't wish anybody has, even my worst
enemy," Guillen said.
He was to skip Wednesday night's game against the Tigers to
complete the two-game suspension he began serving Tuesday.
Guillen first felt pain on the flight back from Boston on Sunday
"It started coming from Boston, I was in the airplane and all
of sudden I felt the pain," he said.
Guillen then experienced more intense pain about three hours
before Tuesday's game while speaking to Bob Watson, vice president
of on-field operations for major league baseball, about his
suspension. The manager was urged to go to the hospital by team
trainer Herm Schneider.
"I was talking with Mr. Watson and I started to feel the pain
again and I went to Herm and I thought it was a muscle and he said
the pain was too much and he sent me to the hospital to find out,"
Guillen was suspended for two games by the commissioner's office
for arguing during an Aug. 9 game against Cleveland. Guillen was
ejected after the first inning for arguing with umpire Hunter
Wendelstedt after Carlos Lee was called out trying to steal second
The manager disputed Wendelstedt's report to the commissioner's
Guillen's $1,000 fine will be held in abeyance pending further
investigation, White Sox general manager Kenny Williams said.