Tag: baseball

Tim Anderson must continue to challenge baseball norms

This is a follow-up to: Tim Anderson, Pitcher Privilege, and Unwritten Rules: Baseball Must Change. I expected the post linked above to receive mixed reactions, and it did. As I read online responses, both to my post and to the Tim Anderson situation in general, two things came to mind: first, this was a rare occasion ...

Tim Anderson, Pitcher Privilege, and Unwritten Rules: Baseball Must Change

Have the Royals forgotten who they are? Kansas City's identity in the 2010s has practically been built around emotion. Whether it was Yordano Ventura celebrating after a big out on the mound or Salvador Perez exclaiming at second base after a double, the Royals are a team that has embraced emotion on the field. Unless, ...

The case for accelerating Luis Robert’s timeline

Luis Robert is off to a scorching start in Winston-Salem. Fully recovered from lingering hand injuries, his power has returned and is sparking excitement throughout the White Sox fanbase. With just about 75 games of stateside baseball (including the Arizona Fall League) under his belt, however, it is probable that Robert does not see time in ...

March 30th Postgame: Royals 8, White Sox 6

Yoan Moncada and Eloy Jimenez provided plenty of excitement for White Sox fans today, but poor pitching and shaky defense led to an 8-6 loss in Kansas City. Here are some individual performances that stood out for the Sox: Yoan Moncada Moncada followed up a strong season debut with an even better game at the ...

Addressing Ken Williams’s “Cheap” Comments

A reaction to the White Sox attempted justification for missing out on top free agents

Machado/Harper: Why the Waiting Benefits the White Sox

January is over and there are still dozens of quality free agents on the market. While the endless waiting has certainly been tiresome, it may be benefiting the White Sox more than any other team in the sweepstakes for Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. The Phillies' front office, likely the biggest threat to the White ...

White Sox Acquire Bullpen Arm Alex Colome from Seattle

Chicago adds a reliable right-handed reliever from the Mariners

2018 Travels of the Sox On 35th Koozie

The South Side Or Die koozie made the rounds in 2018

Yoan Moncada and the Frustrations of a Rebuild

Among other intriguing storylines making waves through White Sox fan chatter, the question of "Is Yoan Moncada a bust?" has risen in volume lately. While a fair percentage of South Sider fans are ready to make that assertion, it seems that most people are willing to defend the 23 year-old second baseman. All three of ...

Navigating the Roster Decisions Following an Eloy Jimenez Call-Up

Although it's unclear how many boxes Eloy Jimenez still needs to check before Rick Hahn and co. call up the outstanding White Sox prospect, it's likely that he will be called up before the end of the 2018 campaign. Chris Getz even referred to an Eloy call-up as "getting very close" several days ago. However, ...