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 […]

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox

The Perils of a Rebuild

As a general matter, I become extremely suspicious when the White Sox are, inevitably, compared to the Cubs. More often than not, it is done to force a narrative rather than to provide any meaningful analysis as to what is occurring on the field. Of late, the comparisons have proliferated but, mercifully, they have at least […]


Cubs 8, White Sox 1: No-no bid gives way to blowout

Taking the bump Wednesday night in lieu of the internationally renowned fashion guru, Chris Sale, was Anthony Ranaudo. You know, that guy that the Sox murdered and then immediately acquired. No, not that one. This one. He squared off against Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel, as the Sox dropped the first of two at Wrigley. • What looked like a blowout waiting […]