Posts tagged "Philadelphia Phillies"

The Oakland A's being ridiculously poor really did not help the White Sox trade market

The Oakland A's being ridiculously poor really did not help the White Sox trade market
Initially I had this titled “I hate the Oakland A’s”, but I realized that was too harsh.  It’s more that I’m cross with the A’s due to their current situation–dirt poor, selling all their shiny things for breadcrumbs.  Also, while hating people for being poor may feel as comfortable as slipping into a warm bath for... Read more »

WSO Playoff Primer - NL

WSO Playoff Primer - NL
In a continuation from the decreasingly analytical AL playoff primer, here’s the WSO NL playoff primer! The National League features a style of play where the pitchers hit, and the game is thus more pure.  It’s not about chubby beer-leaguers swatting home runs, it’s about athletes and real ballplayers winning with pitching and defense, strategy and... Read more »

Carlos Quentin - Remember when we wanted to non-tender this guy?

Running through the offensive projections for the White Sox that technically have no impact on whether any bats will hit balls, I was struck by something; Carlos Quentin projects really well as a hitter next season.  One of the few legitimate above-average batsmen in the entire lineup, and a decent shot to be the No.... Read more »
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