Posts tagged "Alex Rios"

10 questions as White Sox pitchers and catchers report tomorrow

10 questions as White Sox pitchers and catchers report tomorrow
For White Sox fans, beginnng this week and for the next month and a half, Camelback Ranch in Glendale, AZ will be the center of the earth as the Sox begin their 2013 journey. Here’s some food for thought in the form of 10 key questions as the first wave of Sox players arrive in... Read more »

The Tigers are World Series bound, so where did the Sox go wrong?

The Tigers are World Series bound, so where did the Sox go wrong?
It wasn’t easy to watch the Tigers dismantle the once-mighty Yankees on their way to the American League Pennant and World Series. All I could think about is our 117 days in first place and that it should have been us. But as tempting as it is to think our Sox would have gotten by... Read more »

The End is Here: A Glass Half-Full Perspective as the White Sox are Eliminated from the Postseason

The End is Here: A Glass Half-Full Perspective as the White Sox are Eliminated from the Postseason
The end has come. Before the season began, I told friends that more than any other year I can remember I couldn’t figure out how the White Sox would be. On one hand, if everybody came through, I thought we could be very good. If the comebacks didn’t happen, we might be as bad as... Read more »
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Sox-Rays Saturday matinee: They would have stopped it in Little League

Sox-Rays Saturday matinee: They would have stopped it in Little League
If the major leagues had a mercy rule it would have sadly applied this afternoon as Tampa Bay held a 10-0 lead over the White Sox after 7 1/2 innings. Yes, that’s right, 10-0 in the latest “most important game of the year” while the Sox dropped to two games behind the Tigers with four... Read more »

White Sox benefit from "Rios Factor," climb to within a game of Tigers

White Sox benefit from "Rios Factor," climb to within a game of Tigers
Make no mistake about this. If there is one White Sox player who has deserved praise from the day the season began to today, it’s Alex Rios. Rios homered to win the Sox’s first game of the year against the Rangers, has been stellar throughout the summer and last night, in the most desperate of... Read more »

With 13 games to go, here are some questions White Sox fans are asking...

With 13 games to go, here are some questions White Sox fans are asking...
As the White Sox made their way to Anaheim last night to face the Angels of Albert Pujols, Mike Trout, Torii Hunter and Jered Weaver this weekend, they certainly tried to put another lost series to the Kansas City Royals behind them. But will they be able to erase the bad memory so quickly? That’s... Read more »
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Miggy and Trout appear to be favorites for the A.L. MVP, but let's give Alex Rios some love

Miggy and Trout appear to be favorites for the A.L. MVP, but let's give Alex Rios some love
From the start of the 2012 season, when his ninth-inning home run in Texas gave the White Sox their first victory of the year, Alex Rios has been the South Siders’ most consistent and clutch offensive weapon combined with his superb defense in right field. It’s a season that seems light years away from his... Read more »

Sox Win! Sox Win!: My favorite things from a memorable day on the South Side

Sox Win! Sox Win!: My favorite things from a memorable day on the South Side
It was a crucial game that was played in a playoff atmosphere with playoff implications. In the end, the White Sox prevailed before a large and enthusiastic crowd at the Cell. My favorite things about today’s beautiful afternoon on the South Side: 1. The 5-4 Sox victory expands their A.L. Central lead to three over... Read more »

The happy White Sox wrapup and what it may mean the rest of the way

The happy White Sox wrapup and what it may mean the rest of the way
There are 19 games remaining on the White Sox schedule after last night’s 6-0 Chris Sale whitewash of the Twins–and the lead remains at one over the Tigers. Here are the highlights of the win and what it may mean going forward: * Sale was magnificent in winning his 17th game, throwing six shutout innings... Read more »
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Here are a few of my favorite things...from last night's White Sox victory over the Tigers

Here are a few of my favorite things...from last night's White Sox victory over the Tigers
Eight memorable moments from a very satisfying 6-1 win over the Tigers, which has moved the Sox to three games ahead of their rivals from Detroit: 1. ┬áThe poise of Jose Quintana as he emerged from a rough start to allow only a run, seven hits and a pair of walks while striking out seven... Read more »
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