For the first time in almost a month, the White Sox share first place in the American League Central with the Detroit Tigers. Now with the most optimism a White Sox fan with ulcers from the stresses of watching his team can muster, believes: The Chicago White Sox will win the AL Central. … [Read more...] about Chicago White Sox Will Win the AL Central
Let’s be honest White Sox fans, despite our place in the standings, the Detroit Tigers have owned the Chicago White Sox this year in every sense of the word. The Tigers have swept the Sox in back-to-back series, crushed us in home attendance and since the beginning of the season have received all of the attention, praise and post season backing from media outside of Chicago. … [Read more...] about White Sox Fans Need to Show Up or Shut Up for Tigers Series
The Chicago White Sox should be closer to the division lead than they currently are. One of the big reasons, Alex Rios. He is hitting .215 with 8 homers and 32 runs batted in. He has 23 walks and 54 strikeouts and 52 runs scored. Sox manager Ozzie Guillen has moved him up and down the lineup throughout the year, nothing has sseemed to worked. He is hitting .280 with 0 homers … [Read more...] about Alex Rios a HUGE Reason White Sox Aren’t Winning the AL Central
The Cleveland Indians have made their own luck this season with countless improbable comebacks and walk-off wins. And that self-made luck must continue. After the latest rainout against the Twins, the Indians toughest challenge will perhaps be the schedule. … [Read more...] about Bumps, bruises, and schedule stand in Cleveland Indians’ way
Outside of Justin Morneau, Jason Kubel is the most prolific bat in the Twins lineup on a consistent basis. He has more potential than Joe Mauer to put up big time numbers in the RBI and home run departments. The argument could also be made for Delmon Young or Michael Cuddyer, but I would wonder if those that would bring up those names have ever been to a batting practice … [Read more...] about Twins Vs. Tigers: AL Central Race Heating Up Now?
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness” in Cleveland. Charles Dickens famous words are a cliché perhaps, but the Indians have made that cliché all too true throughout the first half of 2011. After starting an improbable 30-15, the best start in the majors, the Tribe went just 17-27, leaving them with a … [Read more...] about A tale of two teams: Cleveland Indians first half recap
With the midpoint of the 2011 season nearing More Hardball has taken the opportunity to name each team's MVP and Cy Young through the first half. Today we feature the American League Central division. And as you know, TSB is all AL Central (and NL Central) all the time. … [Read more...] about Team MVP and Cy Young for All AL Central Teams
During the infamous "White Flag trade" in early August of 1997, Chicago White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf was infamously quoted "any one who thinks this team can catch the Cleveland Indians is crazy." Given that the Sox were just 3.5 back of the division leaders from Ohio, with 7 weeks left in the season, it INFURIATED White Sox fans. And it should; they conceded their … [Read more...] about White Sox Back in AL Central Division Race- OMG! Are you Serious?