Posts tagged "matt garza"

Reacting to the latest Quintana episode

Reacting to the latest Quintana episode
There’s really not a red flag that Jose Quintana hasn’t raised during his meteoric rise to prominence in the White Sox rotation.  He was unheralded as a prospect, released by another team, has a hard time hitting more than 91 mph, and is lucky on balls in play and stranding runners.  All the seeds for... Read more »

Instant Rationalization - White Sox waste Peavy's gem, opportunities against Wood, division lead

Instant Rationalization - White Sox waste Peavy's gem, opportunities against Wood, division lead
Monday night’s blowout was awful, for sure, but it was also a sly attempt to sneak in a Zach Stewart start, against Matt Garza of all people.  It should not have worked, and did not come close to working. Tuesday was the inverse, Jake Peavy vs. Travis Wood offered an extremely favorable pitching match-up, both... Read more »

White Sox Week That Was: 6/11-6/17 - At least all those games they lost were to good teams

White Sox Week That Was: 6/11-6/17 - At least all those games they lost were to good teams
Last year, there was a clear narrative to every White Sox week.  They were a good pitching team, constantly being betrayed by a every other element of the roster. This season is more muddled.  The offense is firmly in the top 3 in the AL, the pitching staff for all it’s troubles is above-average, and... Read more »
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AL Central comings and goings

AL Central comings and goings
The White Sox aren’t really allowed to have much of an off-season this year. Presumably the 2011 off-season was traded in return for a veteran rebound candidate at an earlier date, and presumably Gio Gonzalez was thrown in to sweeten the pot a bit.  So instead, we’re left to observe the activities of AL Central... Read more »

.500

.500
It’s been a weekend for conquering mundane goals that were heavily in doubt for the White Sox They’ve captured the Crosstown Series for realsies by winning their fourth game of the stretch–a 1-0 scraper over the relatively hapless Cubs– on Saturday, saving the egos of their fan base for the next year or so. By... Read more »