Posts in category "Notes"

Morning notes: Appropriate honors

Morning notes: Appropriate honors
It’s high times on the South side, now that seven straight victories have brought the Sox into 1st place for the first time since the beginning of the month.  May 30th is already later than the Sox were in 1st place at any point last season.  Last season was rough. Konerko Paul Konerko’s 14-game hitting... Read more »

Morning notes: Hopefully none of this will require surgery

Morning notes: Hopefully none of this will require surgery
The bulging disc in Brent Morel’s back won’t require surgery, putting him on much more of a week-to-week timeline in his recovery rather than month-to-month.  Since Robin Ventura is steadfast that Morel won’t lose his job due to injury, Orlando Hudson should be sure to keep sharp at all infield positions. However, the description of... Read more »

Morning notes: More Orlando Hudson mania continues, for better or for worse

Morning notes: More Orlando Hudson mania continues, for better or for worse
Tuesday was Orlando Hudson’s first official day on the roster–and Brent Morel’s first on the DL–and he managed to get his feet wet.  O-Dog got in at the end of the blowout, singled, scored, and made a somewhat erratic throw to 1st on his only defensive chance.  He’ll probably start Wednesday, barring Eduardo Escobar going... Read more »
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Morning notes: Crosstown series looms

Morning notes: Crosstown series looms
The crosstown series starts this Friday.  It’s still sponsored by BP, which is one year closer to being a fact they don’t have to de-emphasize out of embarrassment. Both the Cubs and Sox have losing records and rather mundane future outlooks, so the running narrative is that the rivalry is unimportant and lifeless now.  That... Read more »

Morning notes: Too many DH's

Move over, Gordon Beckham, Dayan Viciedo is now the possibly rejuvenated hitter trying to earn his way up the batting order. Wednesday night’s losing effort witnessed Viciedo post his third straight multi-hit game, and launch his fifth home run of the year.  Better yet, Dayan’s deposit of a 93 mph Jerome Williams fastball into the... Read more »