Posts tagged "Jose Lopez"

In ragged straits as the biggest series of the season begins

In ragged straits as the biggest series of the season begins
The White Sox don’t have much of a shot at the American League Wild Card.  At the moment, they’re two and a half games out of the last spot, which isn’t as big of a hindrance as three teams they’d have to overcome. Luckily, they play in the weakest division in all of baseball, and... Read more »

Here comes that showdown with Detroit you've heard so much about

Here comes that showdown with Detroit you've heard so much about
The Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox start  the first of their two remaining head-to-head series Friday, after each spent the last week kinda killing the buzz of the whole affair. Not killing the buzz for us, obviously.  You the reader–who is either a hyper-partisan Sox fan or at least reading understanding that the target audience... Read more »

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 »
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Sale's charming debut

Sale's charming debut
While it was lacking in the Japanese press coverage or the anxiety of an $100 million investment that Yu Darvish’s Monday night’s debut featured, Chris Sale’s first major league start could be argued to have been a better experience.  You’d have to swap out the electric Texas atmosphere for the mausoleum that was Progressive Field... Read more »

Selling low on Gordon Beckham

Selling low on Gordon Beckham
By now you’ve probably heard Gordon Beckham’s name bandied about in trade rumors pertaining to the White Sox rebuilding effort. It’s notable because it’s not everyday you hear “Trade the 25 year-old cost-controlled 2nd basemen!” during a rebuilding effort, and because it wasn’t that long ago that Beckham was capable of acting as the centerpiece... Read more »