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Another Shot At History

Another Shot At History
I wrote a few times last year about the rarity of the 100 loss season.  How a 90+ loss season is bad, but 100 makes it historic.  The White Sox haven’t had 100 losses since 1970 and they have had some really bad teams in that time, but still no soap.  They came dangerously close... Read more »

Series 38 White Sox v. Giants: Replay Doesn't Fix Everything

Series 38 White Sox v. Giants: Replay Doesn't Fix Everything
Who says the new rules and replay are taking away from the game?  What is baseball without a little controversy?  It is as big a part of the history of the game as the records and memorable games.  There’s Merkle’s Boner, the Homer in the Gloamin’, The Pine Tar Game, The AJ Pierzynski Dropped Third... Read more »

Beckham: He Gone

Beckham: He Gone
How often is a headline so good at SEO and a horrible play on words?  Sorry I just couldn’t pass it up.  Alas, it does sum things up pretty well.  Beckham is gone from the White Sox, looking for a fresh start in sunny California.  It is safe to say, for the White Sox anyway,... Read more »
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Series 37 White Sox v. Mariners: A Bad Road Trip Begins

Series 37 White Sox v. Mariners: A Bad Road Trip Begins
Kids are off to Camp Nini and Poppy, time to make some blog hay!  Would that be blay? So much to write so little time, a week probably isn’t enough to get everything I want to get finished, but what the hell, I really want to try.  I’m just going to start drafting like a... Read more »

Series 36 White Sox v. Rangers: Good to Get Out of Town

Home had been a decent place for the White Sox this season.  They had been a few games over .500 at the Cell, 27-23.  After this 2-5 stint that record is down to just 29-28.  The series against the Rangers was just as bad as the previous one, the bullpen was pretty horrendous and a... Read more »

Series 35: White Sox v. Twins Can We Get a Mulligan?

Series 35: White Sox v. Twins Can We Get a Mulligan?
The definition of a .500-ish team: maddening.  I know that .500 isn’t particularly good, but compared to 2013 it would be amazing.  At the start of this home stand, the White Sox were three games under .500.  After losing 2 of 3, the White Sox fell back to four games under.  Looking at August, the... Read more »
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Series 34 White Sox v. Tigers: Detroit Rock City

Where the hell does the time go? It’s August for god’s sake.  I’m behind again too!  How the hell did I get two series behind again?  Part of it, I know is that keeping up with White Sox baseball is a little like a chore at this point of the season.  It didn’t help that... Read more »

Series 33 White Sox v. Twins: Triple Win In The Twin Cities

I’m not going to complain about winning, that is for sure.  The idea of tanking in baseball is just so foreign, probably because even as they try and sexy up the draft, it is such a long, expansive process, with picks, and sandwich picks and supplemental drafts that being bad is usually enough to be... Read more »

Series 32 White Sox v. Royals: Up They Come

Remember when the Royals were scrubs? When the White Sox actually beat them on a fairly regular basis?  Yeah, me too.  Those were good times.  Times before Chen, before Butler, when it was at least a close season series?  Like last year for instance.  While the White Sox didn’t have a winning record against the... Read more »
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The White Sox and the Trade Deadline: Sell!

The White Sox and the Trade Deadline: Sell!
If you’ve been reading along, you know how I feel about the White Sox and their current state of affairs.  The team is improved from last year, no doubt.  The front office has made some good to potentially great moves and when some key players come back from injury this team should have a decent... Read more »
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