Posts tagged "Gordon Beckham"

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 »

White Sox Baseball is back as SoxFest 2013 gets underway

White Sox Baseball is back as SoxFest 2013 gets underway
So, what did we learn from the first day of SoxFest 2013? * New General Manager Rick Hahn felt it was best for the long-term that the Sox parted ways with A.J. Pierzynski and said once again the club has confidence that Tyler Flowers can succeed as the everyday catcher. The point was also made... Read more »

Chomping at the bit for some action on the South Side

Chomping at the bit for some action on the South Side
Let’s see..the Dodgers sign Zack Greinke, the Angels surprise everybody by bringing in Josh Hamilton, the Yankees sign Kevin Youkilis, the and re-sign Ichiro, the Tigers reached a deal with Anibel Sanchez, the Royals trade for James Shields and Wade Davis and so on and so on. In the name of Jeff Keppinger and Angel... Read more »
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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 »

It's the math: Can the Sox find a way to win and get some help in their last six games?

It's the math: Can the Sox find a way to win and get some help in their last six games?
It doesn’t come as a surprise anymore when the White Sox don’t deliver with men in scoring position. In fact, we’ve reached the point where Sox fans have more angst when the bases are loaded and nobody out than any other scenario because there’s likely disappointment right around the corner. Last night against the Rays,... Read more »

White Sox vs. Indians, Game 2: So much for momentum

White Sox vs. Indians, Game 2: So much for momentum
Expectations were high yesterday afternoon after the dramatic events of Monday night. So much for momentum. An errant throw by Gordon Beckham in the fourth inning that prevented the White Sox from turning a routine double play resulted into a 4-0 Indians lead–a lead that the Sox couldn’t overcome against a pitcher named Corey Kluber... 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 »

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 »

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.  The 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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Worst Sox loss of the year? If not, it's pretty close

Worst Sox loss of the year? If not, it's pretty close
It’s getting harder and harder to watch the White Sox play the Royals. If it’s not Bruce Chen, it’s Billy Butler, if it’s not Jeff Franceour or Alex Gordon, it’s (gulp) Lorenzo Cain. K.C. keeps pushing and pushing, like they did in the demoralizing 7-5 defeat last night. A night that was only brightened a... Read more »
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