Posts tagged "a.j. burnett"

Alex Rios, Adam Dunn, and their albatross contract brethren

Alex Rios, Adam Dunn, and their albatross contract brethren
Jake Peavy is the highest paid player on the 2012 White Sox. Thaaaat doesn’t make me feel great, but there’s only one more season before a nice, comfy buyout awaits him in 2013. The next two highest paid players are Adam Dunn (who’s got a $2 million raise coming for this year) and Alex Rios.... Read more »

White Sox Week That Was 7/25-7/31 - Now there are six less games

White Sox Week That Was 7/25-7/31 - Now there are six less games
The White Sox went 3-3 on the week, which isn’t so bad.  Especially considering the fact that the competition was two division-leaders in Detroit and Boston, and that .500 is the rendezvous point where all-three AL Central contenders gather to share iced teas and the day’s gossip. Still, two games under .500 and four back... Read more »

White Sox Week That Was - 4/25-5/1: Way Down In The Hole

White Sox Week That Was - 4/25-5/1: Way Down In The Hole
Walk of shame // Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune The White Sox went 2-5 this past week, riding absurdly good pitching from Phil Humber and Gavin Floyd to overcome weak hitting and win two straight games over the Yankees….then they went and dropped five straight. Compared to previous weeks’ efforts of 1-6, and 1-5, this is... Read more »
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White Sox still can't hit, but a win in Yankee Stadium makes that hard to remember

White Sox still can't hit, but a win in Yankee Stadium makes that hard to remember
My sentiments exactly // Howard Smith, US PRESSWIRE I always worry about the Sox in Yankee stadium.  Beyond the fact that the Yankees usually field a pretty darn good team or that Chicago’s recent record there is terrible, the sudden upgrade in exposure from the peaceful, secluded dwelling that is U.S. Cellular seems like quite... Read more »