Posts tagged "chris sale"

Cubs and White Sox have uneventful All-Star Game

Cubs and White Sox have uneventful All-Star Game
Six Chicago players made the 2014 All-Star game and five appeared. Jeff Samardzija was not allowed to play for the National League after the Cubs moved him to Oakland with Jason Hamel for prospects. Alexei Ramirez had the most iconic moment of the game for a Chicago player. He entered the game in the fourth... Read more »

Dozen Biggest Stories in Chicago Sports in 2012

With the football season concluding (for the Chicago Area College teams and the Bears) this week, we can finally put a wrap on the 2012 Chicago Sports Calendar. Although there seemed to be more disappointment than exhilaration, there is some room for optimism in the future. Chris Sale showed he has the stuff to be... Read more »

The Five Most Important White Sox For the Last Month of the Season

As the White Sox begin the home stretch of the season in first place, they have gotten to where they are with contributions from the entire team. As with any team some players are a bigger key than others. Chris Sale Sale has been talked about as a potential Cy Young award candidate. Others have... Read more »

Top Five Chicago Sports Stories to Watch: July 3-August 5

Francisco Liriano Makes his White Sox Debut Tuesday Kenny Williams seems to mastered the art of the shocking trade at the deadline. Jose Contreras, Jake Peavy and Edwin Jackson were all acquired under the radar at or near the trade deadline. In the last month, Williams has acquired former All-Stars Kevin Youkilis, Brett Myers and... Read more »

5 Questions Facing the White Sox for the Second Half

Can the Rookies Keep It Up? The White Sox rookies are a big reason why they have a three game lead at the All-Star break. This year’s White Sox team can be compared to the 1990 team that had a lot of young contributors. Nate Jones, Hector Santiago and Addison Reed have given the White... Read more »

Five Biggest Sports Stories for the Week Beginning July 9th

Chicago’s All-Stars Chicago is sending six players to the All-Star Game in Kansas City on Tuesday. The White Sox originally landed the triumvirate of Paul Konerko, Chris Sale and Adam Dunn. They easily could have had more. Many feel that A.J. Pierzynski was snubbed. The White Sox announced during the eighth inning on Sunday that... Read more »

Plenty of Reasons For Chicagoans to Pay Attention to All Star Week

Plenty of  Reasons For Chicagoans to Pay Attention to All Star Week
The Futures Game Both the Cubs and White Sox will have a player in the Futures Game. White Sox Third Base prospect Carlos Sanchez is playing on the World Team Representing the Winston-Salem Dash. He is hitting .320 with 1 HR, 39 RBIs and 15 Stolen Bases. Cubs Prospect Korean RF Jae-Hoon Ha is playing in... Read more »

Top Five Chicago Sports Stories for the Week of June 4-10, 2012

Top Five Chicago Sports Stories for the Week of June 4-10, 2012
The Chicago Sports week was full of the good, the bad and the ugly. The White Sox and Cubs continued to struggle, Chris Sale continued his dominance, Starlin Castro lost track of the outs and the Bears continue White Sox Home Struggles Continue The White Sox 17-9 road record is the best in baseball. At... Read more »