Posts tagged "jose contreras"

Chris Sale, Jake Peavy, and the best 1st half in recent White Sox history

Chris Sale, Jake Peavy, and the best 1st half in recent White Sox history
It would be a grotesque misrepresentation of fact to say that the White Sox have not enjoyed good pitching in the Kenny Williams era.  They won the 2005 World Series was won with superb pitching, the organizational strategy is centered around acquiring and developing pitching, and advanced metrics have been rating Sox staffs at the... Read more »

Those rare times when Spring Training talk rings true

In my continuing effort to be nicer, and not dismissive of the 2012 White Sox until hard evidence appears, I looked back at some of the times in recent team history where the empty, optimistic pre-season talk that we often dismiss turned out to be spot-on.  Click the title to read on Southside Showdown as... Read more »

Ghosts of SoxFests past

The spin that came out of this year’s SoxFest sounds a little weird, but it’s nothing compared to how the rationale coming out the SoxFests of previous years sounds now.  Click the title to read at Southside Showdown   Follow White Sox Observer on Twitter @ JRFegan and on Facebook
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Six years ago...and very much right now

Six years ago...and very much right now
On October 26th, 2005, the Chicago White Sox captured their first World Series in 88 years.  For any team, winning a championship is a stand-alone moment in franchise history, but perhaps more so for the White Sox. Their triumph was not a culmination of years of buildup, and despite a formidable 2006 squad, did not... Read more »