Chicago White Sox Articles

It’s never too early to start thinking about 2013. At least now that the World Series is over. I mean, what else is there to think about? Pitchers and catchers report in a little more than 100 days. Certainly, key trades and free agent signings...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
As long as sports have been played in organized leagues, there have been team owners who have disgraced their respective games. Scoundrels, cheapskates and spoiled brats have always found a way to rip defeat from the jaws of victory — none worse...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Every summer August 1 is something like New Year’s Day in baseball. General managers around the league work frantically through July 31 to reshape their teams into contenders or sell off spare parts in order to rebuild for the future. It marks...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
A A’s A’s, as in the Oakland Athletics, are in a pennant race for the first time since 2006. We have the second wild card to thank for this, but the no-name A’s have been the hottest team since July 1. It’s amazing what can be accomplished when...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
In the 17 seasons that have concluded with a postseason since baseball expanded to the three-division format in 1994, 66 of the 102 teams that were in first place at the All-Star break went on to win their division (64.7%). Of the 136 teams in...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Each week Athlon Sports looks back at the previous week's best baseball players in the American and National Leagues and recaps the most outstanding pitching performances. Here are last week's —July 1-July 8 — standouts. NL Player of the Week...
Rich McVey
2 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and a Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Forget about the curve ball, Ricky. Give him the heater! The closing situation around baseball seems to...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
AL Central 1. Detroit 2. Cleveland 3. Kansas City 4. Minnesota 5. Chicago There is very little debate about who is the best team in the AL Central. The Detroit Tigers have a healthier bullpen, a deeper rotation and a more potent lineup...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Q: Should “Shoeless” Joe Jackson be in the Hall of Fame? — Glenn Zdziarski, Chicago, Ill. A: One of the tragic figures in baseball lore, Jackson was embroiled in what was known as the Black Sox Scandal, in which members of the 1919 Chicago...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Chicago White Sox Having done more spending than winning in recent years, the White Sox enter 2012 with a new manager and without their familiar expectations. They lost free agent lefthander Mark Buehrle, one of their two long-term cornerstones...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Chicago White Sox Having done more spending than winning in recent years, the White Sox enter 2012 with a new manager and without their familiar expectations. They lost free agent lefthander Mark Buehrle, one of their two long-term cornerstones...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
— by Mark Ross Even though the baseball season on the field ended for both Chicago teams yesterday, it figures to be an active and interesting offseason for both Windy City clubs. For starters, the Cubs are looking for a new general manager and...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Adam Dunn used to be a good baseball player. He was one of those guys that you penciled in for 35-40 homers every year. Sure, eh struck out a few times, and sure, you'd never mistake his batting average for Ichiro's, but he was a guy who did one...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
It is a sad day for White Sox fans. Their controversial, but always entertaining manager, Ozzie Guillen, and the Sox have ended their relationship. Ozzie was looking for a contract extension, but Jerry Reinsdorf wasn't willing to give him one,...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
MLB Mt. Rushmoresby Charlie MillerWe believe that all MLB teams should have their own Mt. Rushmores. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple. Even two guys sitting in a...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
MLB Mt. Rushmoresby Charlie MillerWe believe that all MLB teams should have their own Mt. Rushmores. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple. Even two guys sitting in a...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Twitter: @4QuartersRadio The MLB All-Stars have been selected, and there is no shortage of debates on the merits of the players who made the mid-summer squads. Most of the candidates, though, have some merits to debate. This piece is not...
Scott Henry
3 years ago
Click here to see teams ranked 30-21 and for an explanation of the Financial Responsibility Index. Click here for teams ranked 10-1.   20. Cincinnati Reds, 0.86 FRI (Financial Responsibility Index) --#23 in wins, #21 in payroll, $792,136/...
Scott Henry
3 years ago

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