Tag: Ricky Nolasco

Why is Edwin Jackson failing to live up to expectations?

Remember him as you loved him then. // Brian Cassella, Chicago Tribune This article starts off with me explaining the basic principles of FIP then zooming to obscure pitch value and plate discipline stats with barely a warning.  I’d keep the stat primer open and go to FanGraphs Library if this intro is worrisome to... Read more »

If the White Sox were to trade for a pitcher, what undesirable dreck of a human being could they acquire?

Kenny Williams posing next to what he traded Jim Thome for It seems like not that long ago that the White Sox (it was 6 years) didn’t have a 5th starter so much as an infantry of farmhands they shoved out like a suicide wave.  On the way to using 13 different schlubs to start,... Read more »