Posts tagged "Eduardo Escobar"

White Sox's first offseason move a no-brainer: Ray Olmedo is outrighted

White Sox's first offseason move a no-brainer: Ray Olmedo is outrighted
When the White Sox took a flyer on Francisco Liriano, they gave up what looks like an up and coming infielder in Eduardo Escobar. As we all know, Liriano didn’t pan out the way the Sox had hoped and it’s very unlikely they will sign the free agent pitcher. So, that leaves us without Escobar... Read more »

Trade Deadline Recap: Did the White Sox do the Best Job of All?

Trade Deadline Recap: Did the White Sox do the Best Job of All?
Beginning earlier this month and right up until the MLB trade deadline this afternoon, there was a flurry of wheeling and dealing. Among the most significant deals included the Angels trading for Zach Greinke, the Tigers getting Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante, the Dodgers acquiring Hanley Ramirez and Shane Victorino, the Giants obtaining Hunter Pence,... Read more »

Kenny Williams Doesn't Disappoint in White Sox's Quest for Division Title: Youkilis, Myers and Now Liriano

Kenny Williams Doesn't Disappoint in White Sox's Quest for Division Title: Youkilis, Myers and Now Liriano
It’s nothing new. Jerry Reinsdorf and Kenny Williams want to win and it’s reflected in the moves they make. They may not always succeed in making the right deal or have the resources to get premier players, but they always give it a shot. And it’s never been as apparent as this season despite a... Read more »
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White Sox All-Star Break Report Card: Infielders

White Sox All-Star Break Report Card: Infielders
Here’s the second of four blogs that will grade the players on the White Sox’s major league roster at the All-Star break. Today it’s the infielders, tomorrow the outfielders and Friday it’ll be Manager Robin Ventura. INFIELDERS Gordon Beckham: B- Beckham has made positive strides at the plate and is arguably the best defensive second... Read more »

South Siders will Benefit from Youkilis's Change of Sox

South Siders will Benefit from Youkilis's Change of Sox
On Saturday, with rumors running rampant that the White Sox were in the driver’s seat to acquire Kevin Youkilis from the Red Sox, I couldn’t have been more clear in my opinion: Youkilis was the right man at the right time for our Sox. Within about 72 hours of the post, my wish became reality... Read more »

Kevin Youkilis: Right Man at the Right Time

Kevin Youkilis: Right Man at the Right Time
We’ve seen the Kevin Youkilis trade reports before, but a new wave hit twitter last night from multiple national reporters. The bottom line? The White Sox are right in the mix for the Red Sox standout. According to these reports, our Sox have “engaged in heavy dialogue” with Boston as “the Dodgers and other teams... Read more »
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