Enraged Lou Piniella kicks dirt over his gardener’s pruning shears

Former major league manager Lou Piniella got into it with his gardener today, angrily disputing a call the gardener made to move several herb plants to get more direct sunlight — a move that wilted the plants. After Piniella was thrown out of the garden by his gardener, Juan Martinez, he made a scene by kicking dirt all over Martinez's tools before finally storming off to get a shower. "I am not surprised Lou hasn't completely calmed down even in retirement," said Martinez. "He's not the kind of guy to relax. But it's okay. No hard feelings. I'll get him back. I'll use my feces to fertilize his tomatoes again."


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