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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 »

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 sweep Twins, extend lead over Tigers to two games as rivals meet Monday at the Cell

Sox sweep Twins, extend lead over Tigers to two games as rivals meet Monday at the Cell
How impressive were the White Sox on Sunday? Well, they scored so many runs and had such a big lead in the 9-2 triumph over the Tigers that even Pedro Lopez, Ray Olmedo, Dan Johnson and Jordan Danks all got at bats. And to make it a perfect day, the Indians overcame a Miguel Cabrera... 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.  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 »

A Sox fan's fantasy: 10 things I'd like to see in this week's showdown vs. the Tigers

A Sox fan's fantasy: 10 things I'd like to see in this week's showdown vs. the Tigers
Please indulge me while I fantasize about this week’s four-game series with the Tigers. 1. Jose Quintana rebounds with a solid outing tonight, the Sox win the opener and take a three-game division lead over their A.L. Central rivals from Motown. 2. Brett Myers returns to being Brett Myers and gives us uneventful eighth innings... Read more »

White Sox's "musts" fall short in tough loss to Tigers

White Sox's "musts" fall short in tough loss to Tigers
Yesterday, I listed six “musts,” six things, the White Sox needed to do in order to win the series in Detroit. How’d they do? Well, not so good in the disappointing 7-4 loss to the Tigers that narrowed the South Siders’ division lead to two games. Let’s review the list: 1.  Sox aces need to... Read more »
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6 "musts" for the White Sox as they look to win the series this weekend in Motown

6 "musts" for the White Sox as they look to win the series this weekend in Motown
That loud thud you heard yesterday was the White Sox losing three of four from the Orioles, an even more disappointing development after our postseason hopes escalated following the 6-0 homestand against the Yankees and the Mariners. The news isn’t all bad. Despite the results in Baltimore, where the Orioles proved their chops as a... Read more »

As the White Sox's Division Lead Lessens, Questions Remain About a Less-Than-Potent Offense

As the White Sox's Division Lead Lessens, Questions Remain About a Less-Than-Potent Offense
On the surface of last night’s tough 4-2  loss to the Tigers, it was a hit batsman and a balk by starter Jake Peavy that accounted for the fact that the White Sox are now a mere half-game ahead of the Detroit in the A.L. Central. The real culprit, however, was NOT Peavy, despite his... Read more »
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