Posts tagged "Opening Day"

Screw it, let's preview the Rangers

Screw it, let's preview the Rangers
The White Sox refusal to name a closer has officially waned into odd territory.  Not that it’s a problem they haven’t named one–the longer we go on without an announcement, the more room to dream that the Sox won’t name anyone and all.  Instead, perhaps they’ll go game-to-game and play the match-ups with the relievers... Read more »

White Sox enter 2012 with a notable advantage

White Sox enter 2012 with a notable advantage
Want to see something pretty? Look at this. That would be a team-by-team breakdown of injury updates for Major League Baseball heading into Opening Day.  For the majority of well-adjusted human beings, a catalogue of the suffering endured by well-paid professionals is not intrinsically enjoyable, so I direct your attention to the White Sox entry on this... Read more »

The White Sox don't crank out great position players, and other notes

The White Sox don't crank out great position players, and other notes
Two quotes stuck out to me this week in the wake of my overindulgence of Baseball Prospectus content.  The first was Jim Callis of Baseball America saying on a podcast “you win with stars”, and the second was Steve Goldman and Ben Lindbergh asking in their preview of the White Sox, “Is this the worst offense... Read more »
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Rios and Dunn and the new order

Over at Southside Showdown, I wrote about how Robin Ventura might have just as strong of a need to stick by Alex Rios and Adam Dunn, despite how abominably awful that sounds.  Click the title to follow the link, and tell me if it doesn’t work, because it might tick me off enough to quit... Read more »