1. Why Chicago's "All In" Campaign Failed and How to Fix It for 2012

    2011 has been an up-and-down year for the Chicago White Sox —with a lot more emphasis on the "down" part of the year...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 3 years ago 337 reads 3 comments

  2. Chicago White Sox Season All but Over: Time To Clean House

    Two words can sum up the 2011 White Sox season—nobody cares. I used to think it was just an excuse that fans used to describe their losing team. But now I see what they meant...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 3 years ago 611 reads 13 comments

  3. MLB All-Star Game: What the Complete Rosters Should Look Like

    Ever since the 2002 MLB All-Star Game debacle, rules have been put in place that make no sense, like linking the outcome of the game to the ever-important home field advantage in the World Series...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 3 years ago 924 reads 36 comments

  4. Fire Ozzie Guillen?: Chicago's Fingers Are Pointed in the Wrong Direction

    The Chicago White Sox sit at the bottom of the American League Central standings at 8-14 and there's a sense of panic on the South Side of Chicago. Now, there's calls for Ozzie Guillen's head after just 22 games...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 3 years ago 984 reads 7 comments

  5. Four Score: Can Boston Capture All Four Major Championships?

    I will admit that I am not a fan of Boston sports. However, I do respect what their teams have been able to do over the past decade. This year has truly been amazing. The Red Sox have become the prohibitive favorites to win the American League...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 3 years ago 717 reads 3 comments

  6. Josh Hamilton: 4 Reasons His MVP Award Is a Travesty

    Josh Hamilton is an amazing baseball player. He had an amazing year. His story is amazing. But his winning the MVP is a joke, an absolute joke. It spits in the face of MVP precedent...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 3 years ago 83 reads 50 comments

  7. Chicago White Sox: Does Replacing Paul Konerko With Adam Dunn Make Sense?

    Remember this picture White Sox fans? It's the reason Paul Konerko is a White Sox legend. At the end of arguably his greatest professional season, Konerko is now a free agent. The White Sox just also just met with Adam Dunn's agent...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 4 years ago 1,370 reads 3 comments

  8. Buster Posey and the 30 Best MLB Rookie Seasons of the Past 10 Years

    It's yet another awards season. The latest awards given were the Rookies of the Year. Obviously, there is controversy with awards given, especially the rookie ones...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 4 years ago 5,390 reads 16 comments

  9. The † Factor: Why Hasn't Cabrera's Rehab Success Gotten Hamilton-Like Press?

    Being great baseball players aren't all that Josh Hamilton and Miguel Cabrera have in common. Both have had dark incidents in the past, but one's rehabilitation success has gotten more attention than the other's...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 4 years ago 621 reads 24 comments

  10. 2010 MLB Awards: The Races, Who Should Win, and Who Will Win

    The 2010 Major League Baseball season is winding down. Here is who should win the major awards for each league and who will actually win the awards...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 4 years ago 2,440 reads 28 comments

  11. AL MVP Talk: Why Josh Hamilton's Injury Is Miguel Cabrera's Gain

    "I can't say for sure, but all signs point to not soon. It's not good." That was Josh Hamilton's response to the question of when he will return. Flash back to 2008. It's late August, and Carlos Quentin of the Chicago White Sox breaks his wrist...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 4 years ago 1,038 reads 16 comments

  12. CC Sabathia Doesn't Deserve the AL Cy Young Even Though All He Does Is Win

    CC Sabathia leads the American League in wins. And now he's been tagged as the front runner for the 2010 American League Cy Young award. His wins are pretty, but he certainly hasn't been the best pitcher in the American League...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 4 years ago 1,174 reads 45 comments

  13. MLB Second-Half All-Stars

    The MLB All-Star Game is dumb. People use it to note a player's credentials in their careers, even though it only measures half of a player's season,So why don't we look at second-half ...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 4 years ago 1,588 reads 12 comments

  14. Boomer Sooner: The Five Best Active Professional Athletes from OU

    School officially starts next week, which means the end of summer. However, the silver lining is the sports seasons, most notably football, are about set to begin...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 1,950 reads 13 comments

  15. 2011 Baseball Hall of Fame: In or Out?

    With the 2010 class recently inducted, we can look forward to the 2011 class. There are really only two surefire locks to be inducted in 2011, and one tossup first ballot...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 3,635 reads 26 comments

  16. American League Prime Nine: MVP Update

    The hunt for October is coming ever closer. With each day, it's becoming more clear who is making a move in the MVP race and who is fading out of the race. Division leaders keep changing and these players are responsible for playoff pushes...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 491 reads 8 comments

  17. American League Prime Nine: Top MVP Candidates

    The hunt for October is coming ever closer. With each day, it's becoming more clear who is making a move in the MVP race and who is fading out of the race. Here's the weekly update on the top nine Most Valuable Player candidates in the American League...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 1,424 reads 12 comments

  18. Justin Morneau is More Valuable to the Minnesota Twins Than Joe Mauer

    I've said it over and over: Justin Morneau is more valuable to the Minnesota Twins than Joe Mauer. Before recognition this year, Morneau was always shafted in terms of attention due to the depth at first basemen in the American League...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 1,771 reads 41 comments

  19. The Top 20 American League MVP Candidates

    With a lot of teams 100 games into the season, it's starting to get clearer who is in contention for the American League Most Valuable Player award. All of these players come from winning teams, and most come from teams that are in playoff contention...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 1,174 reads 6 comments

  20. Chicago White Sox Should Reacquire Scott Podsednik

    EDIT: Scott Podsednik has since been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Chicago White Sox made a big mistake this past offseason. Needing a lead-off hitter, Kenny Williams had to decide whether or not to bring back Scott Podsednik...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 637 reads 7 comments

  21. 100 Games In: An American League East Roundtable

    It's just past the Major League Baseball All-Star break. Here's a roundtable featuring five columnists that are fans of each team in the American League East division...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 390 reads 18 comments

  22. Tampa Bay Rays Midseason Report Card

    The Rays were the best team early in the season, and they stumbled out of first place into third. However, via a sweep of the Red Sox, the Rays are back comfortably in second place...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 222 reads 1 comments

  23. Kevin Youkilis Not In The All-Star Game: Blame David Ortiz

    The tweet world is up in arms. The fan-selected All-Star starting first baseman, Justin Morneau of the Minnesota Twins, has withdrawn from the All-Star Game with concussion-like symptoms...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 642 reads 4 comments

  24. 2010 MLB All-Star Game Roster Snubs

    It's that time of year again: selection Sunday. And of course, fans everywhere are questioning the roster choices. I consider being placed on the final ballot a snub, because there's an 80 percent chance they won't make it...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 1,302 reads 31 comments

  25. MLB All-Star Game: Final American League Ballot

    The All-Star selection show is on Sunday. Inevitably, there are going to be some snubs (whether it be due to fan voting or the "every team must be represented" rule)...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 4 years ago 726 reads 5 comments