Posts tagged "clayton richard"

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 »

Welcome distractions from Prince Fielder

Welcome distractions from Prince Fielder
Prince Fielders had 128 weighted runs created in 2011.  Adam Dunn + Alex Rios + Gordon Beckham had 125.  I would like a distraction from Prince Fielder, please. Yoenis Cespedes and that other finesse lefty guy Yoenis Cespedes is a distraction, and is even the opposite of Fielder in many ways.  There’s no worry of... Read more »

Putting the bulldog to sleep

Putting the bulldog to sleep
“Don’t lie to me If you’re putting the dog to sleep That pet you just couldn’t keep Couldn’t afford” - The Antlers Rumor has it–by rumor I mean that only ESPN Chicago is flaunting it at this very moment of writing–that the White Sox are shutting down Jake Peavy for the rest of the season.... Read more »
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White Sox player wrap-ups - Jake Peavy

The San Francisco Giants’ highest paid player in 2010 was Barry Zito.  Their second-highest was Aaron Rowand.  The third was Edgar Renteria, and the fifth was Mark DeRosa.  My point–if it turns out that I actually have one–is that you can spend a lot of money on players, have said players have poor/terrible/disastrous seasons, and... Read more »