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Instant Rationalization - Walks, bloop hits, and a resurgent Gavin Floyd help the Sox avoid a sweep

Instant Rationalization - Walks, bloop hits, and a resurgent Gavin Floyd help the Sox avoid a sweep
Tuesday night, an error and a drive off of Jake Peavy’s foot keyed the Cubs’ game-winning rally, a complete game effort from Jake was wasted, and opportunities against an overworked Cubs bullpen went for naught. If the fates owed something to the White Sox, they were quick to even the balance. ┬áRandy Wells’ control problems... Read more »

Instant Rationalization - Indians, Floyd's struggles, all covered up by an ocean of runs

Instant Rationalization - Indians, Floyd's struggles, all covered up by an ocean of runs
A piping hot Memorial Day weekend has transformed U.S. Cellular Field into a launching pad, the White Sox offense into a juggernaut, and yesterday it turned two of the AL’s best starters into tomato cans. So what real chance did struggling hurlers Gavin Floyd and Ubaldo Jimenez have? Floyd continued the erratic pitching that marred... Read more »

Instant Rationalization - The perfect game was still worth going through this

Instant Rationalization - The perfect game was still worth going through this
In simpler times, Philip Humber patching together three straight poor outings would be swept to the back pages of the local sports sections, where the travails of a back-end starter on an under-.500 baseball team belong. Instead, because of all this Perfect Game business, Humber’s sudden transition to a man who spends his time floating... Read more »
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