Posts tagged "cincinnati reds"

Jordan Danks is in the best shape of his life

Jordan Danks is in the best shape of his life
When the White Sox signed Kosuke Fukudome last week to a major league contract, they seemed to not only be locking up their 4th outfielder slot, but their 5th outfielder slot too, since Brent Lillibridge is essentially Jordan Danks with more power and versatility at this point. Pick one of the no-hit middle infielders (Escobar and... Read more »

Much Better Moments in White Sox History: Gordon's Big Break

Much Better Moments in White Sox History: Gordon's Big Break
The reception for the first game retrospective was positive, and I was very appreciative for all the kind words. But I am nothing if not untrusting, and I fear the fondness for the piece was just held over happy memories about the Blackout Game itself.  Some people are content to write interesting pieces on popular... Read more »

White Sox projections - they're not here to make you happy

White Sox projections - they're not here to make you happy
I’m literally giving a bath to a small fish right now in a Home Depot bucket, so let’s allow the computers to do the heavy lifting for me in this piece. A slate of computer projections for the 2012 season have been released.  Not all of them have been released yet, and we’re still about two... Read more »
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Young man's game

Young man's game
Omar Vizquel’s not coming back in 2012, which is one of those announcements that doesn’t really need to happen.  When a 44 year-old utility infielder has every part of his game–except baserunning, strangely–bottom out, it doesn’t exactly merit a press conference, just a calm dismissal of a overly-exuberant Twitter follower. Now that it’s official–sorta–Vizquel isn’t... Read more »

Peavy's not going to the bullpen, thank goodness

I’m not backing down from my point, but I’ll admit that this looks weird // Scott Strazzante, Chicago Tribune When do pitchers become relievers?  When they fail unequivocally!  Duh! That’s a oversimplification, but what I mean to say is that when a pitcher gets relegated to bullpen work–whether it occurs in the minors or majors–it’s... Read more »