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The Epic And Eccentric Of Trading For Juan Pierre

Juan Pierre isn’t this and he isn’t that; Juan Pierre just is.

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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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Sox Still In It, Says Sox GM

Guess who has two thumbs and thinks the Sox’ chances remain exactly where they always were.

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Big-Name Pitching Trade VII: The New Blood

All’s well that landed Wells OR hey, let’s talk about Jake Peavy some more and figure out why this has no choice but to work out splendidly, even if Josh Fogg had the greatest nickname of all time and technically smoked Jake Peavy in that one-game playoff. Whatever. Team of Destiny! [Mouthpiece Sports]

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More Precious Than A Diamond On A Platinum Chain

The final piece of the puzzle sits firmly in place, and can now throw a baseball without pain. Team of Destiny, assemble! [The Beachwood Reporter]

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What They Got For Bobby Bo

Don’t hate the Pirates for what they’ve become; love them for what they eventually gave us.

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Money for Nothing

Swapping an uncertain future for an even more uncertain future? Whose idea was this anyway?

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Before His First Step, He’s Off Again

He doesn’t always drink beer but when he does, Javier Vazquez prefers Dos Equis.

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Why Jermaine?

The Dye-to-Cincy rumors persist, but no one seems to know or care why.

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Brick

The Nick Swisher era comes to an end. Hope is burned for fuel, and all is kind of well.

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The Battle for the Soul of Javier Vazquez

Got an angel on one shoulder, got a league leader in strikeouts on the other.

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Three Moves the Sox Need to Make

Victory is ours through the logical continuation of the 2008 Plan in three simple steps. Here’s how: 1. Trade for Gary Sheffield. Because you can never have too many slow power hitters past their prime. 2. Trade for Freddy Garcia. Because you can never have too many questionable starting pitchers, and he can probably be […]

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Back in the Summer of ’95

The most important theoretical player the Chicago White Sox didn’t get.

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Ten Years Gone

Sox allegedly land Ken Griffey, Jr. Next up: pry Mike Hampton away from the Braves and sign free agent Kenny Lofton. All things considered, 1998 could turn out to be a fine year on the South Side. [Sun-Times] Great defensive analysis by Jim, as usual: [Sox Machine] Colin, unlike me, likes this trade: [South Side […]

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Does Mark Teixeira Make the Halos the New Favorite?

Yes. Duh. Going into this season, your editor predicted the Boston Red Sox as AL Champs, but with the Angels’ acquisition of the artist formerly known as Paul Konerko’s switch-hitting twin it may be time to reconsider things. The Angels already had the most well-rounded team and the largest divisional lead in ALL OF BASEBALL […]

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