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Who will be soaking up plate appearances at DH for the 2017 White Sox

In our neverending series of staring and tilting our heads quizzically at the White Sox post-teardown roster like a dog listening to their owner shuffle through new ringtones, let’s ponder a role that’s especially poorly suited to a rebuild: the designated hitter. It’s not exactly a developmental position. The only qualified DHs under the age […]

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White Sox Year in Review: Austin Jackson & Co.

Last offseason this website, in its past and current form, and seemingly everyone with a vested interest in the success of the White Sox, whether with a pen or keyboard, or just by speaking out loud were joined together in one common refrain: SIGN AN OUTFIELDER! This line of thought was logical.┬áIt was commonly known […]

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The White Sox and the Disposition Effect

In Wednesday’s game against the Royals, Robin Ventura continued to fill out his dismal managerial resume with a number of questionable (read: bad) moves including but not limited to: intentionally walking Alcides Escobar, owner of a .587 OPS and .228(!) TAV, with two outs, intentionally walking Escobar again later in the game also with two […]

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The year without youth

Tim Anderson forced his way to the majors ahead of any reasonable schedule, and was always going to struggle to find a foothold with his aggressive approach. He’s still highly entertaining, but the much-anticipated rookie struggles have come for him, and he’s been under a .600 OPS since July 1. Hopefully he’s been very entertaining, […]

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The reinforcements are here

Looking for a rare strong second half push, the White Sox are throwing all of their internal options into the fire. Justin Morneau was activated from the disabled list and Carson Fulmer was called up from Double-A, all in one aggressive swoop. Jason Coats was also optioned, while Avisail Garcia remains. More on that later. […]