We were robbed of an 80’s pop culture icon when actor Gary Coleman recently passed away. And in a blown call yesterday, which likely would’ve had Coleman saying: “Whatchu talking about Willis?” major league baseball fans were robbed of the greatest feat in baseball: The Perfect Game. Detroit Tiger’s pitcher Armando Galarraga came within one foot (literally) of throwing the … [Read more...] about Blown Perfect Game Call Costs Galarraga History, May Help Expansion of Instant Replay
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
If GM Kenny Williams were to wave the white flag on the 2010 season in June, White Sox fans could get an extended look at some future franchise cornerstones. By Soxman As the White Sox fall further in the AL Central standings, whispers of White Flag trades begin to swirl among fans at U.S. Cellular Field. For reasons ranging from bloated salaries to pending free … [Read more...] about If White Sox Raise White Flag
By Soxman White Sox fans may not always agree with the moves GM Kenny Williams makes, but they know he is a man of his word. Ask his index finger, it once proudly displayed the 2005 World Championship ring to Cubs fans, and often becomes itchy around the trading deadline. Now it seems to be hovering over the 2010 season self-destruct button. We can't say he didn’t … [Read more...] about White Sox Pushing Self Destruct Button for GM Kenny Williams
By Soxman Speed, Pitching and Defense was the Kenny Williams blueprint of success for the 2010 Chicago White Sox. The plan seemed feasible. After all it worked in 2005. He started acquiring the parts for "the project" at the end of the 2009 season and through a busy winter he acquired the best “materials” available within his budget to build a winner. … [Read more...] about Sox Win over Royals Offers Preview of “What’s Meant to Be”
By Soxman In a growing tradition through my near daily Twitter rants, I provide a quick glass half full, glass half empty outlook on the Chicago White Sox. As we enter week four of the 2010 season, and a 8-11 record, there’s a glaring opportunity: Glass Half Full: The White Sox are tied for 3rd in the AL Central. Glass Half Empty: The White Sox are also tied … [Read more...] about Jake Peavy’s Peaved and Sox Masher Math
By Soxman and Paul M. Banks As we are now into week three of the 2010 MLB season, White Sox fans have to be asking at this point: “What the heck is going on?” … [Read more...] about How are the White Sox this AWFUL?
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