Posts tagged "Kenny Williams"

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 »

Changing of the guard in SoxWorld on 7th anniversary of 2005 World Series title

Changing of the guard in SoxWorld on 7th anniversary of 2005 World Series title
Whether or not the White Sox planned it this way, it’s interesting that the long-anticipated front office changing of the guard was announced on the seventh anniversary of the White Sox’s 2005 World Series championship. The highly-respected Rick Hahn, who has been the Sox’s assistant general manager for the past 12 years, is now the... 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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White Sox fan and Oscar nominee Michael Clarke Duncan dies at 54

White Sox fan and Oscar nominee Michael Clarke Duncan dies at 54
With most Chicago-born celebrities partial to the team on the North Side, we are proud that Academy Award nominee Michael Clarke Duncan was one of us–a Sox fan born and raised on the South Side. The 6-5, 300-pound Duncan, who received the nomination for the 1999 prison drama, “The Green Mile,” died today at 54.... Read more »

10 random White Sox thoughts on a Sunday morning: Comebacks, "Mad Dog" Ventura, DWise and the week ahead, etc.

10 random White Sox thoughts on a Sunday morning: Comebacks, "Mad Dog" Ventura, DWise and the week ahead, etc.
Thoughts from here and there as the White Sox go for a sweep against the Mariners and their sixth victory in a row… 1.  In years past when the Sox found themselves down by multiple runs in the early innings, the feeling was that the game was pretty much over. Not this year. A 3-0... Read more »

Kenny Williams's moves carry White Sox to 7-3 victory over mighty Yankees

Kenny Williams's moves carry White Sox to 7-3 victory over mighty Yankees
Kenny Williams, take a bow. The four key aquisitions you made this summer carried the White Sox to an impressive 7-3 victory over the Yankees tonight at the Cell on the heels of last night’s 9-6 triumph. The win assured the Sox of both the home series and season series advantage. In order of their... Read more »
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Should the White Sox be looking for more quality off of the bench?

Should the White Sox be looking for more quality off of the bench?
It became strikingly apparent last night that if the White Sox are going to hang in and win the A.L. Central, they’ll need to avoid major injuries. I’m not breaking any news here, others have made the same observation. But it really hit home during the 5-2 loss to the Royals as the Sox had... Read more »

Are More Sox Moves in the Works as the Trade Deadline Approaches?

Are More Sox Moves in the Works as the Trade Deadline Approaches?
Kenny Williams doesn’t seem satisfied with just acquiring Kevin Youkilis, Brett Myers and Francisco Liriano. From the comments he made to reporters over the weekend he’s not done bolstering the White Sox, who look more and more like a team that’s going to play October baseball. The Sox GM, who seems to get an itchy... 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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Anibel and Omar Who? White Sox Fight Back into First-Place Tie, Let Their Hitting Do the Talking

Anibel and Omar Who? White Sox Fight Back into First-Place Tie, Let Their Hitting Do the Talking
It remains to be seen if the Tigers’ acquisition of starting pitcher Anibel Sanchez and second baseman Omar Infante will put them over the top in the A.L. Central. But for the moment, it seems that the White Sox aren’t believing the hype and in the last two games against the Twins have shown that... Read more »