The White Sox were 9.5 games behind AL Central leaders Minnesota and Detroit following a loss on June 8, but they have won eight consecutive games and 25 of their last 30 to end the half in first place. Only one team in major-league history has been further behind at any point in the first half and entered the break with a division lead (the 1973 Cardinals). How did they … [Read more...] about Chicago White Sox First Half Report Cards: Position Players
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Megan Fox gets engaged to Brian Austin Green, Rocker Bret Michaels survives a brain aneurysm and LeBron James can now pick any team in the NBA to call home. Yet, I still consider myself a luckier man. Why? Even though Sox Girl is hotter than Megan Fox, that’s not my reason. After our win over Steven Strasburg and sweep of the Nationals, the Chicago White Sox … [Read more...] about Are the White Sox Playoff Contenders?
As Chicago White Sox trade rumors become more frequent than talk of LeBron James signing with the Chicago Bulls, it’s time to hand out first quarter grades to the Chicago White Sox. As May draws to a close, the major league baseball season is 25% over. Perhaps these grades will inspire our players to get a passing grade. Maybe they can optimize summer school, … [Read more...] about Chicago White Sox 1st Qtr Report Card: Position Players
By Soxman As the White Sox drop two of three to the lowly Royals and lose badly to the Twins, my hands can’t seem to type fast enough in publishing part II of our continuing series “fixing the White Sox” for 2010. In this series, I’ll take stock of the players who will stay (”put ‘em on the board”) or those who need to move on (”He gone”), and look at possible trades, … [Read more...] about Fixing the White Sox Part II, Infield and Catchers
By Soxman Easy Shoeless Joe Jackson fans, you see the title of this column and possibly fret. But don't worry, Buck Weaver has no reason to turn over in his grave. We are not using the word “fix” as a reference to 1919, unless we are predicting Gordon Beckham’s chances of going 19/19 next year. So before Josie goes on a vacation far away for the winter, we are turning our … [Read more...] about Fixing the White Sox, part 1: The outfield