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Friday, June 27, 2008
Shawn Chacon Insane, Unemployed
After batting practice Wednesday, now former Houston Astros pitcher Shawn Chacon confronted GM Ed Wade and attacked him, throwing him to the ground twice. Needless to say, the team placed him on waivers today.
It's never a good idea to attack your boss, especially if you suck at your line of work. But there are some B-list celebrities in Malibu that would probably hire him to fend off some frenchmen with cameras for the rest of summer.
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