Tag: tim anderson

A potential rivalry continues to brew after Tim Anderson declares: “I don’t like the Royals”

After taking a pitch to the helmet earlier in the game, Tim Anderson  delivered a clutch RBI double in the 8th which scored the eventual winning run for the White Sox:   https://twitter.com/SoxOn35th/status/1133933789292486656 While the hit by pitch was likely unintentional, Jason Benetti astutely pointed out during the broadcast that the Royals' intentional plunking of Anderson ...

Week In Review: White Sox riding momentum

April 22: White Sox 12, Orioles 2 https://twitter.com/SoxOn35th/status/1120499060794957825 Tale of the tape: While the White Sox have had some special starts from some of their young guys - Tim Anderson & Yoan Moncada - it's been one of their long time veterans Jose Abreu that hadn't been able to get going. That was no longer ...

Weekly Review: White Sox steal headlines; go .500 on the week.

Boy, what a crazy week for our Chicago White Sox. In case the country didn't already know who Tim Anderson was, they sure do now. The week started with fireworks, and ultimately ended with a dud, leaving the White Sox record at 3-3 for the past seven days. April 15: Royals 4, White Sox 5. ...

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, ...

Inconsistent White Sox Beginning to Show Flashes of Potential

It's been a wild three weeks to begin the season for the White Sox. With a mix of both positive and negative moments, the feeling surrounding the organization and its rebuild remains slightly optimistic, yet skeptical. The flashes of greatness are there, but the results and the consistency is still lacking. For instance, Yoan Moncada began ...

Tim Anderson Showing Star Potential with Hot Start to Season

The early portion of the 2019 season has already been remarkable for Tim Anderson. Aside from his early season success on the diamond, he flew home from a game in Cleveland on April 3rd to welcome the birth of his second daughter, Paxton. The 26-year-old shortstop is no doubt riding high to begin this year's ...

Reasons for Optimism in 2019

While 2019 may be a noncompetitive season, it remains an important developmental year for many White Sox players and prospects. With respect to players on the major league roster, 2019 provides an opportunity for roles to be solidified for future years. Four players come to mind: Eloy Jimenez, Reynaldo Lopez, Tim Anderson, and Yoan Moncada. While players such as ...

Tim Anderson and Yoan Moncada’s Recipe for Success in 2019

Now that the outrage over the Manny Machado pursuit has simmered, White Sox fans can take a clearer look at the players that will take the field in 2019. Much of that analysis should focus on the two young middle infielders, Yoan Moncada and Tim Anderson. Both have shown flashes of greatness in their short ...

White Sox Spring Training Report – March 2, 2019

FINAL: White Sox 10, Rockies 6 The White Sox won their second-straight game thanks to strong offensive performances from Jon Jay, Jose Abreu, Tim Anderson, and others. Jon Jay (RF): 2-3, HR, 3 RBI, run scored Yoan Moncada (3B): 1-2, run scored Jose Abreu (DH): 2-3, HR, 2 RBI, run scored Nicky Delmonico (DH): 3-3, run ...