Posts tagged "mark trumbo"

Instant Rationalization - Alex Rios redeems everyone

Instant Rationalization - Alex Rios redeems everyone
The White Sox being in a position to win this game at all is a peaceful bit of absurdity.  They came into the game toting the garish pitching mismatch of Philip Humber versus Zack Greinke.  They needed the absolute best from Humber to compete and got him at his most erratic, and only maxed out... Read more »

If Chris Sale has a shot at the All-Star Game, what other White Sox have a chance?

If Chris Sale has a shot at the All-Star Game, what other White Sox have a chance?
Chris Sale or David Price would probably be the AL All-Starter as of today. — Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) June 3, 2012 It’s a surprising but fair statement. It’s hard to make the transition from viewing Sale as ‘in development’ and ‘promising’ to acknowledging him as a premier pitcher in the here and now.  But as... Read more »

Winter Meeting Wrap-Up: League reels upon itself, melts; White Sox react "Eh, let's see where this goes"

Winter Meeting Wrap-Up: League reels upon itself, melts; White Sox react "Eh, let's see where this goes"
If Day 3 of the Winter Meetings were defined primarily–for White Sox fans at least–by crushing loss and the rolls of cookie dough that were eaten to cope with it, Day 4 was defined by Angels owner Arte Moreno dousing the free agent market in gasoline, lighting it aflame, and then laughing as he flew... Read more »
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We still have a ways to go

We still have a ways to go
Justin Verlander captured the AL MVP award on Monday, and it’s hard to argue with the top-boss of starting pitchers in the league capturing the prize because, well, the criteria is not set up for anyone to be objectively dismissed. It would at least be nice if Verlander represented a departure from the archaic thinking... Read more »