Posts tagged "fangraphs"

The White Sox don't crank out great position players, and other notes

The White Sox don't crank out great position players, and other notes
Two quotes stuck out to me this week in the wake of my overindulgence of Baseball Prospectus content.  The first was Jim Callis of Baseball America saying on a podcast “you win with stars”, and the second was Steve Goldman and Ben Lindbergh asking in their preview of the White Sox, “Is this the worst offense... Read more »

Are the White Sox unwatchable? I don't think so, but many do, and they're smarter

Are the White Sox unwatchable?  I don't think so, but many do, and they're smarter
Edwin had one profoundly entertaining start. The rest have essentially been Police Academy sequels // Jim McIsaac, McClatchy-Tribune They’re too many darn baseball games. I say this not so much as a fan of a sub-.400 baseball team, but as someone attempting to enjoy the sport properly (why? WHY EDWIN? Why is your dominant pitch... Read more »

An early nominee for least enjoyable game of the year

This beach ball is fun, and has no place here // Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune Saturday’s dull thud of a 7-2 loss to the Angels certainly can’t qualify as the worst lost of the season, as it just didn’t have the emotional whallop of undoing 8 innings of transcendence in the course of 15 minutes. ... Read more »
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A guide to all the goofy stats I use to talk about the White Sox

A guide to all the goofy stats I use to talk about the White Sox
I am thrilled–THRILLED–to get to use this photo again A lot of things have changed since I started writing about the White Sox on Chicago Now back in April.  I’ve gotten a lot better understanding of the game, other blogs actually acknowledge my existence nowadays, the notoriety of CN’s White Sox coverage has plummeted (they... Read more »