Posts tagged "joe mcewing"

Instant Rationalization - Losing streak hits five; which is all the hitting there was

Instant Rationalization - Losing streak hits five; which is all the hitting there was
Why are we so preoccupied with runs?  The emphasis put on production in human society is overwhelming.  It’s an endless quest for more, more, more.  Isn’t growth–in and of itself–unsustainable?  All resources are ultimately finite.  It’s a really a damn shame that more teams haven’t embraced conservation like the White Sox have. I’m looking at... Read more »

The White Sox are who they are, and today you can't complain

The White Sox are who they are, and today you can't complain
Amid all the hubbub about it being a new year, and Robin Ventura emphasizing extra practice, and not giving off overt signs of not caring, one might expect an effective White Sox team to be the product of a complete transformation.  If they beat Detroit, perhaps they’d beat them 15-14, with Beckham and Dunn hitting... Read more »

This is why we don't have meetings

This is why we don't have meetings
This past Tuesday and Wednesday, the Chicago White Sox held organizational meetings for the first time since 2007.  Why they waited so long is a matter for debate. Tuesday, November 8th, 8:00 AM (Scottsdale, AZ) Kenny Williams: First of all, let’s all thank Paul for allowing us use of his rumpus room on such short... Read more »
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Frasor and Pierzynski headline a day of absurdities

Frasor and Pierzynski headline a day of absurdities
The White Sox picked up Jason Frasor’s 2012 option for $3.75 million on Monday, which is confounding for two reasons. 1) For a team that’s made no secret of a desire to scale back it’s budget, spending $3.75 million on a guy who figures to rank behind Sergio Santos, Jesse Crain, and Addison Reed among... Read more »

Hot, sexy assistant coach hires!

Hot, sexy assistant coach hires!
The hiring of new 3rd base and bench coaches for mediocre baseball teams normally gets a lot of people hot under the collar, but the potency of ancillary coach arousal is only doubled by the uniqueness of the Robin Ventura situation. Because Ventura was hired with no experience whatsoever, offering the notion that the 2012... Read more »