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|Guillen: Asian Players Treated Better Than Latinos
|CHICAGO (AP) -- White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen says Asian players are given privileges in the United States that Latinos are not afforded.
In his latest rant, the outspoken Guillen also says he's the "only one" in baseball teaching young players from Latin America not to use performance-enhancing drugs and that Major League Baseball doesn't care about that.
He says MLB only cares about how often he argues with umpires and what he says to the media.
Guillen says it's unfair that Japanese players are assigned translators when they come to the U.S. to play pro ball, but Latinos are not.
He says players from Latin America are considered too old to sign if they're past 16 or 17, yet college prospects from the U.S. are often signed at age 22 or 23.
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