Tag: White Sox

Colon Has Been A Godsend For The Mets

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Colon Has Been A Godsend For The Mets

Bartolo Colon just gets it, doesn’t he? After all those years wearing an Angels, Yankees, Indians, Expos, White Sox, Red Sox and A’s uniforms, he’s certainly learned the formula for success. Or as Terry Collins puts it, he’s learned to be brave, fearlessly attacking the strike zone and daring hitters to take their best shots. […]

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MLB Commissioner Defends Naming Fred Wilpon Finance Committee Chairman

An article by posted on January 25, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Commissioner Defends Naming Fred Wilpon Finance Committee Chairman

I wanted to update this post with some quotes via the New York Times from incoming MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. Responding to criticism over naming Fred Wilpon chairman of the MLB Finance committee, Manfred said: “I understand the whole Madoff thing, but before and since, Fred Wilpon was an extraordinarily successful businessman.” Manfred said the […]

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Shortstop Update: Alexei Ramirez, Starlin Castro, Xander Bogaerts Off The Market

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
Shortstop Update: Alexei Ramirez, Starlin Castro, Xander Bogaerts Off The Market

Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times confirms what many already suspected that the White Sox are not trading shortstop Alexei Ramirez. White Sox GM Rick Hahn was never very motivated in trading Ramirez unless a team was willing to overpay.  “It’s certainly not something we’re pursuing on our end.” Yesterday, the Cubs informed the […]

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White Sox To Sign David Robertson; Close to Acquiring Jeff Samardzija

An article by posted on December 9, 2014 0 Comments
White Sox To Sign David Robertson; Close to Acquiring Jeff Samardzija

The White Sox have signed closing pitcher David Robertson to a four year deal worth $46 million, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today via Twitter. Just two days ago, Daily News columnist John Harper, said in an article that the Mets should do something “eye-popping” and sign Robertson, but that won’t be happening now as […]

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White Sox Shopping For Top Right-Handed Starter

An article by posted on December 4, 2014 0 Comments
White Sox Shopping For Top Right-Handed Starter

The White Sox may be open to trying to keep All-Star Max Scherzer in the AL Central, writes Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. as they look to add a “top” right-handed starter. “The White Sox are in the market for a veteran right-handed starter, and with some payroll flexibility remaining after two key moves, they […]

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Latest On SS Alexei Ramirez: White Sox GM Not Pursuing A Trade

An article by posted on November 21, 2014 0 Comments
Latest On SS Alexei Ramirez: White Sox GM Not Pursuing A Trade

The Los Angeles Dodgers are are aggressively pursuing White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez in trade talks, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports. The Dodgers certainly have outfielders to move in any trade but have high a price tag on Matt Kemp, Nightengale adds. As for the Mets, ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin believes […]

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Braves Enter Yasmani Tomas Sweepstakes

An article by posted on November 21, 2014 0 Comments
Braves Enter Yasmani Tomas Sweepstakes

The Atlanta Braves have jumped into the mix for 24-year-old Cuban free agent Yasmani Tomas, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. He is scheduled to hold a private workout for Braves scouts and officials in the coming days Heyman says that the Braves could qualify as a surprise team and that they recently made room […]

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An Incremental Upgrade At Shortstop Is Not Worth Trading Syndergaard or Wheeler

An article by posted on November 16, 2014 0 Comments
An Incremental Upgrade At Shortstop Is Not Worth Trading Syndergaard or Wheeler

One shortstop that seems to be high on many a Met fans’ wish list is Chicago’s Alexei Ramirez, and it’s been widely reported that the Mets have already been in contact with the White Sox for their All Star infielder. Ramirez batted .273 last season with a .305 on-base, 15 home runs and 74 RBI. […]

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15 Years Later, The Grand Slam Single Still Endures

An article by posted on October 17, 2014 0 Comments
15 Years Later, The Grand Slam Single Still Endures

One of the players I most enjoyed covering was Robin Ventura for those two years he played for the Yankees. In a clubhouse full of stars and egos, Ventura was a voice of calm, reason and humorous relief. I enjoyed stopping by his locker to shoot the breeze for a minute or two, talking about […]

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Mets Get Screwed By Blown Call That Shouldn’t Have Been

An article by posted on August 14, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Get Screwed By Blown Call That Shouldn’t Have Been

Here’s the thing. I’m a rules guy. I love analyzing and looking into rules and I cherish above all else, players that are able to tweak the rules to there advantage. I’ve always appreciated the way Darrell Revis can get away with holding on almost every single snap. I love the way a veteran pitcher […]

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