Posts tagged "Luke Hochevar"

Instant Rationalization - A textbook loss to the Royals that the White Sox won

Tuesday night, the White Sox were walking into Kaufman Stadium–frequent home of their worst-played games of the season–coming off a emotional triumph over their chief rival, facing inconsistent but occasionally capable Luke Hochevar, and starting Gavin Floyd; the famous linguist who coined the term “mercurial”. It started with the appropriate amount of dread and malaise.... Read more »

AL Central Preview: The only team to fear is the team itself...and the Tigers

AL Central Preview: The only team to fear is the team itself...and the Tigers
Last Spring, I wrote a capsule for every other AL Central team for the purpose of sizing up the competition.  The 2011 White Sox didn’t figure to run away with the AL Central unopposed, but they were serious contenders and it was important to get a handle on just how many games they’d need to win... Read more »

Saturday White Sox Musings: Chen, Stewart, No Closers, Dunn

Saturday White Sox Musings: Chen, Stewart, No Closers, Dunn
Sometimes you have one big, clear and decisive point to make.  Watching the games closely gives you a feeling, the stats and evidence back you up.  You wrap it together into one clear thesis, and publish that baby for the world to see. This isn’t one of those times!  So onto the notes… The Chen... Read more »
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White Sox Season Preview 2011 - Know Your AL Central Competition - Kansas City

This amusing picture probably represents the most memorable contribution Mitch Maier will provide this season // John Sleezer, McClatchy-Tribune The Royals suffer the ignominy of the first preview because while a lot of positive things could happen for this club this season, winning the division doesn’t seem like one of them.  This team is by... Read more »

Hello, Old Friend

When I said that the Sox were in a stretch of schedule for most of May where they could really get things going and start making up ground, I based a lot of that on the fact that they had six games against the Royals during this stretch.  And I said this before the Royals... Read more »

Hope You Didn't Get Too Excited, Sox Lose 7-2 to Royals

Last night was just one win, but it featured elements indicative of a team turning a corner; like a prepondarence of timely hitting rather than a reliance on power, and a consistent effort from a highly-lauded but poorly performing starter.  That’s why tonight’s 7-2 backslide was all the more discouraging.  The Pale Hose reverted back... Read more »
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