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Three days before the Winter Meetings is an odd time to make plans

Three days before the Winter Meetings is an odd time to make plans
The White Sox are in a state of flux, so much so that the organizational figureheads have no problem admitting that they have no real idea what kind of team they’ll have for 2012.  Nor do they have any problem admitting that pretty much everything will be different after whatever massive shake-up next week’s Winter... Read more »

Six years ago...and very much right now

Six years ago...and very much right now
On October 26th, 2005, the Chicago White Sox captured their first World Series in 88 years.  For any team, winning a championship is a stand-alone moment in franchise history, but perhaps more so for the White Sox. Their triumph was not a culmination of years of buildup, and despite a formidable 2006 squad, did not... Read more »

FOUND: One Arnie Munoz...and more White Sox notes

FOUND: One Arnie Munoz...and more White Sox notes
Back in 2004, the White Sox went through a period commonly referred to as “5th starter hell”, when they stretched into late June without a win from the last slot in the rotation. In fairness, this team entered the year with Scott Shoeneweis as their No. 4 starter, and skipped spots on enough occasions to... Read more »
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Kenny Williams insists upon re-building the Kenny Williams way

Kenny Williams insists upon re-building the Kenny Williams way
Kenny Williams is willing to shed some of his regulars in exchange for some young, cheap talent.  However, he’d appreciate it if that cheap talent came major-league ready. “Williams admitted that the offers might not be overwhelming.”  I’ll say. There’s a temptation to rail on about how Williams’ complete unwillingness to sacrifice the immediate  for... Read more »