Posts tagged "curtis granderson"

Much Better Moments in White Sox History - Gavin Floyd announces his presence with authority

Much Better Moments in White Sox History - Gavin Floyd announces his presence with authority
In the shiny new Baseball Prospectus’ Annual for 2012, Gavin Floyd’s player comment starts out with “Blessed with the best stuff on the staff”, which is a fun little reminder since he spent most of 2011 refining his hard slider into more of a cutter, trading whiffs for control.  The comment went on to say... Read more »

WSO Playoff Primer - NL

WSO Playoff Primer - NL
In a continuation from the decreasingly analytical AL playoff primer, here’s the WSO NL playoff primer! The National League features a style of play where the pitchers hit, and the game is thus more pure.  It’s not about chubby beer-leaguers swatting home runs, it’s about athletes and real ballplayers winning with pitching and defense, strategy and... 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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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 »