Found January 18, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Juan Pierre is the first to admit that he has rarely been a vocal guy around the clubhouse during his career, but Pierre knows he may have to change his ways this year as he starts his second tenure with the Miami Marlins. Pierre, 35, will be the second-oldest player on what is shaping up to be a young Marlins roster. Infielder Placido Polanco, 37, is the oldest. "A lot of these guys were probably in elementary school when we won it in '03, so it's definitely a blast from the past in that aspect," Pierre said with a laugh. "I'm not a real vocal guy. Maybe this year I might have to step out of my little comfort zone and be that. If I can help a young guy or see things that might need to be said, then I might have to ... do it." Pierre also knows he's a different player than he was in 2003 when he patrolled center field for the Marlins' World Series championship team and set a franchise record with 65 stolen bases. However, he said he&...
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