Posts tagged "justin upton"

Addressing the holes that the White Sox might fix in a trade

Addressing the holes that the White Sox might fix in a trade
The Kevin Youkilis trade–and his just dandy .277/.373/.479 line with the White Sox–plugged the last truly awful, burning hole amongst the starters.  At 3rd base, there was injured youngster who was terrible, there was veteran fill-in who was terrible, and significant salary commitments to neither.  It was perfect situation to add a veteran rental, and... Read more »

Nobody believes in the White Sox, except the people who are mistaking them for the Arizona Diamondbacks

Nobody believes in the White Sox, except the people who are mistaking them for the Arizona Diamondbacks
“Appreciate the Game” is a pretty lame slogan, admittedly. It also has to be.   The unvarnished bravado of “All In” doesn’t go down as easily when its placed alongside with multiple instances of pressing and cascading failure, and an off-season spent cooling heels and waiting for a new window. So they opted for the... Read more »

WSO Playoff Primer - NL

WSO Playoff Primer - NL
In a continuation from the decreasingly analytical AL playoff primer, here’s the WSO NL playoff primer! The National League features a style of play where the pitchers hit, and the game is thus more pure.  It’s not about chubby beer-leaguers swatting home runs, it’s about athletes and real ballplayers winning with pitching and defense, strategy and... Read more »
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