Posts tagged "kevin goldstein"

Sox Index: May 2012

Sox Index: May 2012
Number of no hitters by White Sox pitchers all time: 18 Franchise rank (tied): 2 Number of perfect games thrown by White Sox pitchers all time: 3 Franchise rank (tied): 1 Air miles between Chicago and 1967 White Sox AAA affiliate Indianapolis Indians: 165 White Sox call ups from AAA in 1967: 16 White Sox... Read more »

We're just focusing on our focus

We're just focusing on our focus
During the most recent episode of the Baseball Prospectus’ podcast, hosts Kevin Goldstein and Jason Parks fielded a question from a reader that asked how many teams would commit $10 million to sign top pitching prospect Archie Bradley to an 8-year deal.  Goldstein and Parks quipped that every team would jump at such an absurd... Read more »

Happy New Year's, and oh, hey, Quentin's gone

Happy New Year's, and oh, hey, Quentin's gone
I was just putting some things together for New Year’s Eve, buying absurd amounts of tonic, assembling plastic champagne flutes, etc…and oh hey!  Carlos Quentin got traded to the Padres for two minor league pitchers!  Awwwww crap, that probably merits a post. Good luck making a clear conclusion out of this one, though.  There’s enough... Read more »
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Santos trade signals beginning of new, fairly grisly rebuilding period

Santos trade signals beginning of new, fairly grisly rebuilding period
Deep Blue Sea is a pretty awful movie.  Murderous CGI sharks given super-brains for stupid reason does not make very good Oscar-bait. However, it does contain of the more memorable “This just got real” moments in film, when one of the murderous CGI sharks with a super-brain rips Samuel L. Jackson in half right after... Read more »

Collective Bargaining Argreement signed, revealing more details that tick off almost everyone but the White Sox

Collective Bargaining Argreement signed, revealing more details that tick off almost everyone but the White Sox
The idea of the Collective Bargaining Agreement as an enormous and onerous set of regulations on acquiring amateur talent has been floating around for a while.  For a remarkably exhaustive rundown of all the provisions installed, Larry from South Side Sox has must-read primers on the changes to amateur talent, and to free agency. It’s... Read more »