Jake Peavy is back, at least for a little while. The 2007 NL Cy-Young award-winner lasted six innings against the LA Angels Wednesday night, giving up seven hits and four runs while striking out four in his first start since detaching his latissimus dorsi muscle last July against the Angels. It's been a difficult road for Peavy, however. He's overcome multiple setbacks before … [Read more...] about The Return of Jake Peavy: Will It Last?
With a turf toe injury to reliever LHP Eric Threets, and few better options to assume a left-handed specialist role in the bullpen, the first place Chicago White Sox will call upon LHP Chris Sale, their top pick from this year's amateur draft for assistance. Will the move be permanent or just cup of coffee for the young hurler? Will he head back to the minors quickly? As GM … [Read more...] about White Sox to Recall 2010 Top Draft Pick Chris Sale from AAA
By Soxman and Melissa S. Wollering You have to reach back to years of California's rolling blackouts, Mad Cow disease media-hype and the release of the very first Apple's IPod for the last time the Chicago White Sox played the Milwaukee Brewers. 2001 was remarkable. Fast-forward to 2009, as Soxman and Melissa cheese it up about the latest meeting between the two teams, … [Read more...] about Hold the Cheese: A Sox-Brewers Exchange
By Paul M. Banks and Soxman (PMB) Last weekend included St. Valentine’s Day, a time of year that more women than men look forward to quite frankly. But once it’s over, Major League Baseball pitchers and catchers begin reporting to spring training, which is to most guys what chocolate, jewelry and flowers are to women. Speaking of love, I consulted Soxman, the person who … [Read more...] about Spring Training Sox Exchange