Posts tagged "A's"

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 »

Captain Konerko is back, and Sox aces look to overcome those pesky Royals

Captain Konerko is back, and Sox aces look to overcome those pesky Royals
The good news is that Paul Konerko is scheduled to be in tonight’s White Sox lineup, the South Siders just won their four-game series in Toronto and increased their division lead over the Tigers to 2 1/2 games. The other news, potentially not so good, is that the  Sox begin a three-game series in Kansas... Read more »

A.J., "Cy" Sale and more of my favorite things from today's series win over the A's

A.J., "Cy" Sale and more of my favorite things from today's series win over the A's
My favorite things about today’s 7-3 win as the White Sox take the series from the red-hot A’s: 1.  A.J. Pierzynski: Both his 23rd home run of the season, which put the Sox ahead, and his heads-up baserunning which saw him score from first on a ball that never left the infield. It’s no coincidence... Read more »
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10 random White Sox thoughts on a Sunday morning...

10 random White Sox thoughts on a Sunday morning...
Ten thoughts from here and there as the White Sox aim to win the series from the surprising Oakland A’s after last night’s 9-7 defeat: 1.  Sox manager Robin Ventura and A’s skipper Bob Melvin are not only leading their teams to a possible collision course for an American League playoff berth, they also have... Read more »

Every youngster's dream comes true for White Sox's Jordan Danks

Every youngster's dream comes true for White Sox's Jordan Danks
It was a wonderful new experience for the 26-year-old on multiple levels. Promoted to the major leagues in June, it was his first home run in the show. It was also his very first walk-off homer anywhere, of any kind, ever. And the best part is that the solo blast vaulted the White Sox to... Read more »