Category Archives: News

Bart!

South Side pitching may suddenly be in need of some larger pants.

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All the News That’s Fit to Go 1-for-11

If the Orioles are any good this year, we’ll only have ourselves to blame.

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The Andy Gonzalez of Offseason Acquisitions

Plans are for losers. What the White Sox need is a tall glass of hyperbole.

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If You Beat Them, Get Them to Join You

Making a small case for the return of The Hawk. (No, the other Hawk).

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Yet Another Thing Bill Veeck Figured Out First

If one good catch is worth $10 million annually, what are many good catches worth?

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Cheating Backwards

Say it ain’t Schoeneweis, Scott! Say it ain’t Schoe!

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There Can Be Only One!

Bloggin’ ain’t easy, but it sure is fun.

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Long May You Walk Off

What’s to say? Sometimes a picture’s worth 500 words:

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I Don’t Like It Any More Than He Does

Oh yeah, I used to be an American League manager. It’s a tough racket.

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But the Question Is “Why?”

Four game sweep by Boston, outscored 46-7 by the time it was over. What else can you say? If you’re the White Sox marketing team, apparently not very much: Before kicking off a four-game weekend set in Boston — where Paul Konerko launched home run No. 26 on Saturday — the White Sox got the […]

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You Got That Right, Partner

What counts is not the total of five runs surrendered with two outs to the Royals that ultimately spelled the difference between winning 6-2 and losing 7-6. What matters is not new acquisition Mike Myers sporting an ERA with the Sox of 18.00, a number only slightly better than the combined ERAs (18.31) of Dewon […]

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A Moment of Half-Silence

We were going to be a look at some of the possible September call-ups, but we’re going to save that for another time. Last night, two horrible things became true within a few hours of each other: The Sox made their way into last place. The Cubs clawed their way into first. This is so […]

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Out of the Basement and Into the Light

Playtime is over; time to get spiteful.

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Sanitarium

It was a good night if you’re a Tigers fan (and it sounded like there were quite a few at Comiskey tonight) as the kittens kicked off what this writer is certain will be a five-game sweep of the last-place Sox. The Good Guys were up 6-5 when Mark Buehrle left the mound and by […]

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You Are Not Your Embarrassing Fenway Series

Maybe, just maybe, Ozzie Guillen and Charlie Sheen are the same person.

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A River in Egypt

Apparently your editor channeled the spirit of Jose Contreras while trying to win a t-shirt at a concert.

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  • "A skeptic might suggest this season was one long victory lap, but I think it was more than that. It was a season of respect and appreciation, a lovefest. Winning changes everything, it seems, even losing."
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