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Saturday morning cart--er, White Sox notes

Saturday morning cart--er, White Sox notes
In the end, Adam Dunn broke his promise to Hawk Harrelson, and failed to win the AL Comeback Player of the Year award. ¬†Between this and the 2011 post-All-Star break pact he made with Alex Rios to save the season, it might be time to start taking Dunn’s solemn, steely-eyed vows with a grain of... Read more »

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 »

What's a #2 hitter anyway?

What's a #2 hitter anyway?
“I was a 2-hitter once.”, “Ha! Good one, AJ.” // Gary A. Vazquez, US PRESSWIRE “The old-school book says to put a bat-control guy here.  Not a great hitter, but someone who can move the lead-off hitter over for one of the next two hitters to drive in.The Book says the #2 hitter comes to... Read more »
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Brent Lillibridge saves White Sox with a catch for the ages

Brent Lillibridge is an unabashed scene-stealer.  (See both plays courtesy of Lookout Landing‘s Jeff Sullivan here) Tuesday night’s 3-2 White Sox triumph in the Bronx had plenty of options for story lines. Paul Konerko’s 2-run 8th inning blast gave the Sox the lead and looked to redeem an offense that cranked out 10 hits but... Read more »