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Fixing the Farm: the Nature vs. the Nurture of the Beast

It’s no secret that the offseason is long, boring, and at times completely devoid of content. As a consumer of content, this is incredibly disheartening and depressing. As a producer of content, it’s somehow worse. That is why I have turned to the great former Baseball Prospectus podcast, Up and In. The soothing tones of […]

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Which White Sox Player is a Robot?

Occasionally I get a case of crippling insomnia that keeps me up for basically the entire night. During those hours of restlessness, I think about a plethora of very weird things. One of those recent weird things was about the possibility of some sort of robot humans already existing in our midst. I know this […]

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Finding fair value for Sale is long, difficult, massively important process

The Chicago White Sox appear to be headed toward a rebuild. Buster Olney just reaffirmed this the other day, and summed up the central thesis of this post while he was at it. White Sox currently focused on a rebuild, but it’s unclear whether they’ll find offers acceptable to them for Chris Sale, Jose Abreu, […]

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White Sox 13, Rays 6; Chris Sale Dominates and Gets Plenty of Run Support

It was Chris Sale. And there was much rejoicing. In the final week of a season full of disappointment, there isn’t a whole lot to get excited about. Chris Sale, however, is something left that’s worth watching about every five days, as any given outing he could show you something breathtaking. Although this may have been […]

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Royals 3, White Sox 2: Good Miguel Gonzalez Start Wasted

It’s no secret that the White Sox have struggled playing at Kauffman Stadium this season. They’ve won just two games at the Royals home park this season, with one of those coming Friday thanks to Chris Sale‘s complete game gem. With Miguel Gonzalez on the mound against Jason Vargas, the White Sox continued their Kansas […]

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Indians 6, White Sox 1: Carlos Rodon and Sox Offense Struggle in Loss

After two games in which the White Sox blew out the first place Indians by a total score of 19-5, the universe was ready to return to order. The White Sox had one of the hottest pitchers in baseball, Carlos Rodon, on the mound Wednesday night while the Indians sent Josh Tomlin out, who came […]

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White Sox 11, Indians 4: A run in every inning and a few extra for good luck

Throughout a 162-game season there are short games and long games; this was one of the long ones. A long game in September for a team well out of the playoff race can be boring to say the least. Despite this showdown with the Indians’ more boring qualities, it provided plenty of encouragement for the […]

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White Sox 7, Royals 2: Carlos Rodon Continues to be Good

The White Sox came into Friday’s game with a 67-72 record and completely out of the playoff picture. The Royals were 72-67 and barely holding onto hope of making the playoffs to defend their World Series Championship. As the season winds down, the 3.5 games and three teams that separate the Royals from the playoffs […]