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AR Talks BA

Jeff at Royally Speaking asked for some sage wisdom on his favorite team’s newest treasure from the South Side scrapyard. As much as I hate to ruin a surprise, this one would only ruin itself. Surprise! [Royally Speaking]

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Mark Teahen Is The Near Future Of White Sox Baseball

That answers the what, but what about the who? We don’t know, but we know who does. Jeff Parker reports from Kansas City.

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Yesterday’s Bust Prospect Is Today’s Bust Prospect

Chris Getz and Josh Fields: an assessment, and a glimmer of hope for the good people of Kansas City. [Royally Speaking]

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He Ain’t Sweaty, He’s My Pitcher

Freddy Garcia returns tonight. What does it mean? What doesn’t it mean? In summation: “Yes.” Anybody seen Timo Perez lately? [Mouthpiece Sports]

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Wave of the Future!

If you’re out late dominating the Royals, be sure to pack your suitcase.

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Bold Predictions: Your Sweeps Will Mean Nothing!

Q: What’s the difference between May in Chicago and September in Kansas City? A: Six pounds of ribs.

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If They Play .500 Ball…

Just kidding: they won’t. But they might! And so might everyone else!

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Dichotomy

Two teams walk into a Kansas City bar. One says “hit me.” The other says “Sure, but only if you hit me first. Repeatedly.”

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They Used to Shell That Zack Greinke; Now They Wear His T-Shirt

The only thing we have to fear is a 1-2 breaking ball low and away.

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Not Even Confidence Can Save Them

The Sox’ pitching coach can work a lot of miracles, but perhaps some All-Star relievers were simply not meant to be salvaged.

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“Meaning” Is Such A Strong Term

Only three games? ONLY three games? Might as well have been the 490 before them.

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We Have Seen the Future of White Sox Baseball

. . . and it looks a lot like the very recent past of White Sox baseball. To the Grindmobile!

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The Season After

In the wake of their magical fourth-place finish in 2008, what’s in store for the Kansas City Royals? The answer will probably not surprise you. Part four in a series.

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Royal Roundtable

Jeff at Royally Speaking invited me to participate in another roundtable discussion, this time looking at the 2008 AL Central in review. You can read it in its entirety here.

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That Was Just Your Lifetime .206 Average at the Dome

They lost tonight – so who needs tomorrow? Everyone, that’s who.

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I’ve Seen Some Things, Man, and Some Stuff. I Wouldn’t Recommend It.

It would be nice to say this week’s sweep represented the takeoff point for an unprecedented season-and-0 run, that Lance Broadway was going to round out the rotation better than anyone expected, or that back-to-back-to-back-to-back home runs are the magical province of teams of destiny. Perhaps Ken Griffey, Jr., will raise his average 45 points […]

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