Posts tagged "Chicago White Sox"

HAWK HARRELSON SLAIN BY BORDERLINE PITCH CALLED FOR A STRIKE

HAWK HARRELSON SLAIN BY BORDERLINE PITCH CALLED FOR A STRIKE
CHICAGO – In the waning moments of the Kansas City Royals’ 4-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox, broadcaster Hawk Harrelson found himself in distress. The White Sox were on the verge of losing their sixth game in seven days, and Harrelson was one pitch away from delirium. “He started to look dizzy,” said White... Read more »

Dioner Navarro Becomes First Player Ever to Order Portillo's While Rounding Third

Dioner Navarro Becomes First Player Ever to Order Portillo's While Rounding Third
CHICAGO – Baseball history was made at U.S. Cellular Field late Monday night when Chicago Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro became the first Major League Baseball player to order food while rounding third base. The situation arose in the top of the 8th inning of a 2-2 ballgame.  Luis Valbuena stroked a go-ahead double into left-center... Read more »

Chicago Tough Podcast Deluxe (Samardzija Shutdown, White Sox, Bears, and Big Ten Football...OH MY!)

Chicago Tough Podcast Deluxe (Samardzija Shutdown, White Sox, Bears, and Big Ten Football...OH MY!)
I am joined by Bullpen Brian from www.bullpenbrian.com to go over the Jeff Samardzija shutdown, the cruddy AL Central race, other races around baseball, why the O’s low attendance will not be an issue, Bears vs. Colts, Big Ten non-supremacy…and my love for the world! Subscribe to the podcast on itunes by searching ‘Chicago Tough’... Read more »
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RedEye 5 on 5 and Other Thoughts: Text 'tue4' to 87708 to vote for me

RedEye 5 on 5 and Other Thoughts: Text 'tue4' to 87708 to vote for me
Wuddup folks!  This week at Chicago Tough we’ve got some pretty big announcements going on (no joke)…I’ll keep you informed. So, the White Sox start a gigantor (yes, that’s a new word I invented…gigantor) series with the Texas Rangers.  The winner of the best-of-three set reigns supreme over the world…okay, they just get a leg... Read more »

Top 10 All-Time White Sox and Cubs Secret Trade Deadline Moves

Top 10 All-Time White Sox and Cubs Secret Trade Deadline Moves
The Chicago baseball world received some good news over the weekend.  The Chicago White Sox made a move to obtain Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis.  The Chicago Cubs finally promoted first base prospect Anthony Rizzo.  Both moves have piqued the interest of both fan bases. These moves are sure to have a decent... Read more »

Jake Peavy Yells at Himself After Every Bite of Honey Nut Cheerios

Jake Peavy Yells at Himself After Every Bite of Honey Nut Cheerios
CHICAGO - While eating breakfast in his Chicago condo, Chicago White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy stewed and cursed after every bite of his favorite cereal. “Argh!  Godd—–!  I never put the right amount of milk in here!  Dammit!” Peavy is known for his verbal peculiarities after every pitch he makes in a ballgame.  However, not as known... Read more »
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Yaz Ends White Sox Attendance Problems; Fills 10,000 Additional Seats

Yaz Ends White Sox Attendance Problems; Fills 10,000 Additional Seats
CHICAGO – Prior to Tuesday’s night tilt against their cross-town rivals, much was made of the Chicago White Sox inability to sell tickets for the big series. However, just hours before first pitch on Tuesday, legendary Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski came to the aid of the White Sox box office. “I heard of an issue,”... Read more »

Cubs to Comfort White Sox After Blown Save; Vow to be Swept

Cubs to Comfort White Sox After Blown Save; Vow to be Swept
Cubs players sat in their locker room prior to a Sunday night tilt with the Boston Red Sox.  Their eyes were not fixated on game sheets or scouting reports…the Cubs were watching the Chicago White Sox blow a late lead to the Los Angeles Dodgers. And boy, did it sting. “It’s gonna be really tough... Read more »

Area Hipster Totally Knew White Sox Would be in First Place Before You Did

Area Hipster Totally Knew White Sox Would be in First Place Before You Did
WICKER PARK - Tim Denninger of Wicker Park knew it all along. “This might be stunning to you, but…honestly, I knew the White Sox were going to be in first place.  I called it late last year when a friend of mine heard some guys talking at this small club about this new ‘White Sox’ thing.  I... Read more »
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Robin Ventura Feels Bad for Cubs; Leaves Handle of BP Cup for Team at Wrigley

Robin Ventura Feels Bad for Cubs; Leaves Handle of BP Cup for Team at Wrigley
(The following is a note that was left on the door of Dale Sveum’s office at Wrigley Field.  Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura after the White Sox swept the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.) “Hey, what’s up Dale.  I’m really sorry about this weekend.  I know this might not be consolation, but…I just thought you should... Read more »