Category: White Sox

Mid-Summer Groove

Mid-Summer Groove

So all the talk after last nights All-Star Game isn’t about the phenomenal competitiveness or high quality play, but rather whether Adam Wainwright threw a beach ball to Derek Jeter for the producers. Ok, first of all Derek Jeter has 3,408 hits in his career and taking a ball to right field for a double probably constitutes 500 of them. […]

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Steadying Sox

Steadying Sox

While everyone is caught up with the Blackhawks and their quest for a repeat championship, the baseball team on the Southside is really coming into its own. The White Sox are 28-27 and have won seven of their last ten while more recently sweeping the Indians at The Cell. The Sox have gotten back their stud ace Chris Sale and […]

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Crosstown Rivalry Underway

Crosstown Rivalry Underway

We Chicagoans are into the four-game two-stadium crosstown rivalry series that’ll last until Thursday for the White Sox and Cubs. Monday night’s result a was a 3-1 extra inning victory for the southsiders wherein Marcus Semien came up with a clutch hit followed by a bases-loaded walk to give the White Sox the result. Last night was a 5-1 repeat win. The […]

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Soaring Sox

Soaring Sox

Don’t look now but the White Sox are the most prolific offensive team in baseball! Over the short term the return on investment in Jose Abreu is paying some serious dividends. The White Sox took three of four this weekend against the Cleveland Indians and currently stand just a half game behind the Tigers for first place in the AL […]

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White Sox Preview 2014

White Sox Preview 2014

The 2013 White Sox had a lot of issues.  They were the worst offensive team in the league, scoring under 600 runs. Their pitching staff, which has plenty of potential, vastly underachieved. Consider the case of Chris Sale who is one of the best pitchers in the game and who, at  almost 25 years of age, has the trajectory and stuff to […]

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Buffett’s Billions

Buffett’s Billions

With all the talk of Peyton Manning yelling Omaha! Omaha! at the line of scrimmage over the past month, it occurs that maybe he was just paying homage to Warren Buffett, who last month offered one billion dollars to the person could pick the perfect bracket in next month’s March Madness.  Warren Buffet has billions upon billions with which to take chances like this, and a […]

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Chicago vying for Tanaka

Chicago vying for Tanaka

If you love baseball then of course you’ve seen the Major League movies probably more than once in your life. In the second installment of the series there was a LF in the movie named Isuro Tanaka who was playing the position like a Kamikaze pilot.  It’s been twenty years since that movie was released and lo and behold the real life Tanaka […]

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José Abreu Pulls Up His Sox

José Abreu Pulls Up His Sox

Just when you thought Theo Epstein and the Cubs were the only team in the Windy City gobbling up international prospects, the Southsiders go and nab themselves the biggest fish in the Caribbean Sea by signing Cuban 1B José Abreu to a 6 year $68 Million deal. That easily surpasses the previous largest contract for a Cuban player, which was Yasiel Puig’s 6/$42 Million, […]

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Chicago Baseball Wrap-Up

Chicago Baseball Wrap-Up

As 42-year old Jason Giambi destroyed a game-winning home run to left off closer Addison Reed, you could just hear Hawk Harrelson’s voice that he had all but had enough. A tired Hawk softly announced that the game was over before the ball had even landed. Giambi’s game-winning home run came on the heels of an even more debilitating loss […]

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White Sox Walk-It Off

White Sox Walk-It Off

The Southside strong haven’t had much to talk about this year, but Robin Ventura’s crew finally gave their fans something to stick around for. The White Sox were down to two outs in the ninth inning last night only to come storming back with some Go-Go Sox attitude. Alexei Ramirez got a nice hit  after an infield single by Tyler Flowers. Flowers […]

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