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White Sox introduce Robin Ventura as their new manager; human population appears to be nonplussed

White Sox introduce Robin Ventura as their new manager; human population appears to be nonplussed
On Thursday, the White Sox achieved something notable.  They managed to complete a managing hire more divisive than the reign of Ozzie Guillen. Even more notable, they managed to do so with Robin Ventura, who is generally about as divisive as marshmallows, or track lighting. Three seasons removed from a playoff appearance, and fresh off... Read more »

Youth without youth

Youth without youth
@pgammo Peter Gammons Ken Williams says “we’re going to let the kids play,” will know what they have in mid-season, young culture coming   @keithlaw Keith Law Great. Now they need kids worth playing. RT @pgammo: Ken Williams says “we’re going to let the kids play,” will know what they have in… The thought of rebuilding is never... Read more »

Thoughts on the White Sox Manager job

Thoughts on the White Sox Manager job
[EDIT: A spirited hat-tip the The Wizard of Sox Bronze Titan for pointing me toward the stats that led to a re-formulation of the post.] It doesn’t seem like there will be that much fun to be had from a player-acquisition standpoint this off-season for the Chicago White Sox.  Sure, there are glaring holes that... Read more »
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It wasn't even a remotely pleasant baseball season, but it was still a baseball season, and it's over

It wasn't even a remotely pleasant baseball season, but it was still a baseball season, and it's over
Welp, 79-83.  A destination reached thanks a 3-2 loss to the Blue Jays achieved in familiarly awful fashion. I’ve written a few ‘this loss really summed up this crappy season!” posts, and I’m starting to feel they were unnecessary and obvious.  Of course those losses felt familiar, the White Sox lose the same way all the... Read more »

Are the White Sox worth saving?

Are the White Sox worth saving?
If approached at my seat during the top of the 3rd–right after two pop-ups had been deposited on the short outfield grass by the White Sox defense–I might have been encouraged to say “Eh, not really”.  However, By the end of the evening, the White Sox had rallied on the Tigers thanks to a man... Read more »