Posts tagged "adrian gonzalez"

Saturday smatterings

Saturday smatterings
The White Sox can still beat the Mariners (22 out of the last 26), so in some degree, the status quo remains alive and well, in spite of last night. The completion of the supersonic mega-deal between the Dodgers and Red Sox has the baseball word aflutter.  The Red Sox sent a quater of a... Read more »

Instant Rationalization - Dominant Floyd, actual runs, ends losing streak

Instant Rationalization - Dominant Floyd, actual runs, ends losing streak
When broached with the topic of crummy hitting ruining an encouraging start to the season, manager Robin Ventura offered the following words of encouragement: “There’s not a lot you can do, this is who we are,” Ventura said. Perhaps Ventura’s words aren’t so much encouraging as they are reflective of the fact that he has little... Read more »

Q&A with Dan Shulman of ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball

Prior to the White Sox playoff chances being struck in the head with a candlestick in the conservatory by Mr. Verlander Friday night, I was offered the opportunity to speak with Dan Shulman.  Dan’s finishing up his first year doing the play-by-play with ESPN’s flagship Sunday night baseball broadcast, but has been calling games on... Read more »
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Put down that mop, Chris

Everything about him says ‘W’ // Jose M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune What’s the smallest sample size you can use to get pumped up about a pitcher?  I suppose a single pitch, but only if it constitutes an entire at-bat, and who ever got excited about an induced groundout? This is all a way of prefacing... Read more »