Posts tagged "willie bloomquist"

Nobody believes in the White Sox, except the people who are mistaking them for the Arizona Diamondbacks

Nobody believes in the White Sox, except the people who are mistaking them for the Arizona Diamondbacks
“Appreciate the Game” is a pretty lame slogan, admittedly. It also has to be.   The unvarnished bravado of “All In” doesn’t go down as easily when its placed alongside with multiple instances of pressing and cascading failure, and an off-season spent cooling heels and waiting for a new window. So they opted for the... Read more »

SoxFest ends; time to parse out actual hope from hope for hope's sake

SoxFest ends; time to parse out actual hope from hope for hope's sake
SoxFest is such a gushing wellspring of optimism and good feelings that it’s difficult to pick on what alleged comeback-story-in-the-making to focus on.  Everyone is excited for a new start, which is good, because otherwise that would mean that some player or coach is dreading the beginning of the season.  Every mention of the coming... Read more »

The free agent market seems kinda crazy

The free agent market seems kinda crazy
Previously, we explored the concept that Kenny Williams’ free agency ventures of recent have been less than fruitful.  If you count the Rios waiver claim–and when you absorb 4 1/3 years and $55 million, why wouldn’t you?–it’s been $54 million for 2.8 fWAR for all new signings since the close of the 2008 season. The... Read more »
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