Posts tagged "michael brantley"

Instant Rationalization - The perfect game was still worth going through this

Instant Rationalization - The perfect game was still worth going through this
In simpler times, Philip Humber patching together three straight poor outings would be swept to the back pages of the local sports sections, where the travails of a back-end starter on an under-.500 baseball team belong. Instead, because of all this Perfect Game business, Humber’s sudden transition to a man who spends his time floating... Read more »

The last great Juan Pierre game

The bizarre report of the Tigers being interested in Juan Pierre to fill the gap created by the Victor Martinez injury inspired me to look at his last shining moment in a White Sox uniform.  Click the title to read the post at Southside Showdown.   Follow White Sox Observer on Twitter @ JRFegan and on Facebook

Winter Meetings thus far recap: Maybe everyone is lying

Winter Meetings thus far recap: Maybe everyone is lying
Falling asleep without writing a recap of Day 1 of the Winter Meetings seemed like a forgivable sin, as teams spent the bulk of the day circling each other curiously, Kenny Williams didn’t show up till nearly dinner time, and the Matt Capps contract can only be mocked so much. As of Tuesday, the White... Read more »
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Cleveland Indians Blog Swap!

Cleveland Indians Blog Swap!
Other than waited on baiting breath for vague rumors about Mark Buehrle’s contract status, or trying to prod Brett Ballantini into saying something revealing about the media on Twitter, there’s not much going on with the White Sox.  Guess what?  There’s not much going on with the Indians either!  They didn’t even go through a... Read more »

Prosperity! The White Sox are above .500 at the cost of all sanity

Prosperity!  The White Sox are above .500 at the cost of all sanity
The White Sox are over .500 again, thanks to a grueling 14-inning 8-7 win where they blew leads, burnt bullpens, and filleted the Cleveland Indians outfield defense like a veal cutlet. Because I was at the game, and spent over 5 hours at said game, I can’t really imagine discussing anything besides it.  It was... Read more »