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Instant Rationalization - Quintana does the job, and it turns out he didn't even have to

Instant Rationalization - Quintana does the job, and it turns out he didn't even have to
The overriding philosophy that justifed picking Jose Quintana to fill in for John Danks was that he was left-handed, Cleveland ‘s lineup is overwhelmingly left-handed, and maybe he could use that to wander through five of six innings without a huge rally being launched In response, Cleveland threw in righties Aaron Cunningham, Jose Lopez, and... Read more »

White Sox Week That Was: 5/14-5/20 - The Cubs' series makes everything look better

White Sox Week That Was: 5/14-5/20 - The Cubs' series makes everything look better
The 5-2 record the White Sox managed this past week is right up there with the best performance they’ve managed all season.  The weekend triumph against the Cubs was the first three-game sweep since they bested the Mariners on April 20-22nd. A dominant stretch against the crosstown team covered up a disappointing moment where the... Read more »

Instant Rationalization - The easiest night of the season

Instant Rationalization - The easiest night of the season
Jake Peavy at the height of his powers vs. Jeanmar Gomez doesn’t read as a fair match-up, but the White Sox offense hasn’t been great at providing a margin of error for their talented pitchers. After a long 1st inning home run by Adam Dunn provided a 2-0 lead, the possibility of a repeat emerged.... Read more »
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White Sox Week That Was: 5/1-5/6 - Not really a particular reason to be happy

White Sox Week That Was: 5/1-5/6 - Not really a particular reason to be happy
This week saw the White Sox post a 2-4 record, while losing both series to division rivals Detroit and Cleveland.  The poor showing slotted the White Sox as firmly into 3rd place as a team can be in a mediocre AL Central where no one has played 30 games yet; they’re three games back. On... Read more »

White Sox Weekend That Was 7/15-7/17 - They beat the Tigers, but they're probably still the team we've watched all year

White Sox Weekend That Was 7/15-7/17 - They beat the Tigers, but they're probably still the team we've watched all year
Unless you’re neither a fan of the White Sox, nor baseball–in which case this URL was a curious but welcome choice by you–the first two games of this weekend series against Detroit were undeniably exciting. First, Friday’s 8-2 (yes, 8!) victory not only featured another cathartic Adam Dunn hit, it featured the White Sox as... Read more »