Archive for October 2010

White Sox player wrap-ups - J.J. Putz & Gregory Infante

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times; this snot isn’t going to wipe itself Paired season recaps of two guys who do not hang out together. J.J. Putz Stat Line: 54 IP, 2.83 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, 3 saves, 41 H, 4 HR, 65 K (10.83/9 IP), 15 BB (2.5/ 9 IP),... Read more »

White Sox player wrap-ups - Sergio Santos

Player wrap-ups are back with a vengeance after my worrisome hiatus prompted by a trip to Notre Dame, family gatherings, pet death, and other time expenditures.  I choose Sergio Santos as my rehab assignment….and I choose at random. Stat Line: 51.2 IP, 2.96 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 53 H, 56 K (9.75/9 IP), 26 BB (4.53/9... Read more »

White Sox player wrap-ups - Bobby Jenks

Everyone seems to be all emotional about Bobby, and there could be an official decision about his status any day now, so why not strike while the iron is hot? Closer-relevant stat line: 27 out of 31 saves converted, 4.44 ERA, 1.37 WHIP, 52.2 IP, 61 K (10.42 K/9 IP), 18 BB (3.08 BB/9 IP),... Read more »
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White Sox player wrap-ups - Matt Thornton & Jeff Marquez

White Sox player wrap-ups - Matt Thornton & Jeff Marquez
I’m not giving out grades, but this picture gets an A for Awkward About 5 minutes into writing the first of the player wrap-ups and I had my first crisis: what the hell order do I put it in?  Completely random would be fun, but it would help a lot to break down position groups... Read more »

Coming soon to a White Sox Observer near you - Season Wrap-ups for EVERY player

That’s right, EVERY player.  The playoffs are started, the White Sox are not in them, it’s a long time till free agency, and the Sox may not even have any money!  So what better way to get over the 2010 season than re-hashing what went wrong with every player who graced the roster for the... Read more »

Looking back on a White Sox summer

Looking back on a White Sox summer
I got my “Thank you, White Sox fans” email today.  My own personal reward for dropping around $500 to attend 16 games at U.S. Cellular….along with an untold fortune spent on refreshments.  It featured a link to a set of videos…one of which featured some suspect interviews from players claiming that the White Sox have... Read more »
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White Sox can be proud about how they closed the season

White Sox can be proud about how they closed the season
Mediocre attendance; one of many White Sox traditions honored on Sunday Let’s do ourselves the favor of brushing over how the White Sox found themselves to be ‘playing out the string’ over the last 11 games.  Injuries, cooled-down offense, bad defense at bad times, and failure in the most important games by the vaunted starting... Read more »