Posts tagged "kurt suzuki"

Death by bunt

Death by bunt
Wednesday afternoon in a 14-inning loss to the A’s, Robin Ventura called for six different sacrifice bunts.  Perhaps one of them went well.  Care to relive it? Bunt #1 – Top of the 6th, runner on 2nd, 0 out, Alexei Ramirez up. Ventura has a lighting fast runner on 2nd in De Aza, and the... Read more »

Instant Rationalization - A's 2, White Sox 0

Instant Rationalization - A's 2, White Sox 0
Gavin Floyd is a tremendously hard luck loser despite his sharpest outing of the year, as a left-hander who pounds the zone inside and works a straight change-up all night is death, destroyer of bats. So many damn groundouts. The 4-game win streak dies in Oakland, alone, and without proper funeral arrangements Key Contributors Gavin... Read more »

The Oakland A's being ridiculously poor really did not help the White Sox trade market

The Oakland A's being ridiculously poor really did not help the White Sox trade market
Initially I had this titled “I hate the Oakland A’s”, but I realized that was too harsh.  It’s more that I’m cross with the A’s due to their current situation–dirt poor, selling all their shiny things for breadcrumbs.  Also, while hating people for being poor may feel as comfortable as slipping into a warm bath for... Read more »
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Alex Rios, Adam Dunn, and their albatross contract brethren

Alex Rios, Adam Dunn, and their albatross contract brethren
Jake Peavy is the highest paid player on the 2012 White Sox. Thaaaat doesn’t make me feel great, but there’s only one more season before a nice, comfy buyout awaits him in 2013. The next two highest paid players are Adam Dunn (who’s got a $2 million raise coming for this year) and Alex Rios.... Read more »