1. Enough Is Enough: The Umps Hand The Detroit Tigers The Win... Again

    The current series between the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers can go down as the worst umpired series of the year. In back-to-back games, the umpires have handed the Tigers the win on a silver platter...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 66 reads 5 comments

  2. White Sox Get Screwed; Must Move On

    Paul Konerko was the hero of last night's game... well, almost. It was bottom of the ninth with one out and the bases loaded. Konerko belted an 0-2 pitch down the left field line...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  3. It's Time for the White Sox to Cut Josh Fields

    Josh Fields is garbage. He can't play baseball. He has yet to perform well offensively, especially in key situations. He bats .227 with runners in scoring position. He has 58 strikeouts as opposed to 16 walks, which is a 3...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 43 reads 0 comments

  4. What Are You Doing, White Sox?

    The White Sox make zero sense. Watching their moves and batting order is unbearable. The decisions that management keeps making boggles the mind. 1. Why would you trade for Ramon Castro? He's awful...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 127 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB Power Rankings: Week Nine

    Team (Current Record|Last Week's Ranking) 1. Los Angeles Dodgers (39-19|1) The Dodgers could have easily been at the No. 2 spot had it not been for back-to-back heroic performances from Andre Ethier...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 6,062 reads 6 comments

  6. A Third In: Inverted MLB Awards

    Most Valuable Player... Cy Young... Manager of the Year... What about the other side of the spectrum? Here is who are the least valuable people in the Majors...

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  7. MLB All-Star Ballot 2.0

    The second round of All-Star balloting updates has come out. The fans are starting to choose the right candidates, but there are still some major flaws. Here's what the ballot should look like (32 players per team, at least one player from each team)...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 249 reads 4 comments

  8. YouTube: MLB Team-by-Team

    Baseball players have character. They display them in either marketable ways (commercials) or team spirit (to attract fans). Here are some clips on youtube from each team. There is no "era" or timeframe or limit to what's in the slides...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 167 reads 1 comments

  9. Thank God: Roy Oswalt Not Interested in White Sox

    The Houston Chronicle has reported Astros' pitcher Roy Oswalt would not agree to any trade involving the White Sox. Oswalt has a no-trade clause in his contract. I'm happy about this...

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  10. MLB Power Rankings: Week Eight

    Team (Current Record|Last Week's Ranking) 1. Los Angeles Dodgers (34-17|1)—Did anybody think that Juan Pierre would be such a good fill-in for Manny, leading the team in RBI last week? Matt Kemp has also been hot...

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  11. The All-Underrated MLB Team

    The All-Star balloting results elucidate the fact that people still haven't heard of some of the best talent in baseball. We have to look past Josh Hamilton and Ken Griffey, Jr. and onto people who are playing and have consistently played well...

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  12. The MLB All-Star Game Is Flawed

    A voting update was released today for the National League leading vote-getters for the All-Star game. The results just reinforce the many reasons why the All-Star game is flawed: 1...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 72 reads 3 comments

  13. A Quarter In: Complete MLB Awards Analysis

    Officially, every team has now played 40 games on the season, which means the first quarter of the 2009 season is over. If awards were given out today, here's how I would vote...

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  14. MLB Power Rankings: Week Seven

    Team (Current Record|Last Week's Ranking) 1. Los Angeles Dodgers (30-14|5)—The Dodgers are the first team in the MLB to reach 30 wins. The three-headed pitching monster of Billingsley, Wolf, and Kershaw continue to impress...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 390 reads 0 comments

  15. Ranking the Lead Off Hitters

    I took each lead off hitter a plugged in numbers to a formula to determine who is the best lead off hitter. If the player was the best at the statistic, he would receive 30 points...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 1,509 reads 2 comments

  16. The 10 Pitchers That Will Save Baseball

    This is a slide show to complement my other slide show "The 10 Players That Will Save Baseball." I argued that baseball is dying because of cheating. We're now in the "Steroid Era" because of some bad apples...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 672 reads 19 comments

  17. Who's Better: Frank Thomas or Jeff Bagwell?

    Two of the most similar players of their generation, Frank Thomas and Jeff Bagwell, often draw comparisons toward one another. There's a raging question: who was the better player? Well, the numbers don't lie, and it was Frank Thomas...

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  18. MLB Power Rankings: Week Six

    Team (Current Record|Last Week's Ranking) 1. Toronto Blue Jays (25-14|1) What a team you have when both your offense and pitching are top five statistically. The Blue Birds lead the MLB in runs (223), hits (408), total bases (647), and RBI (211)...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 1,565 reads 15 comments

  19. The 10 Players That Will Save Baseball

    Baseball is dying. Steroids, performance-enhancing drugs, and all sorts of cheating have tarnished the reputation of the game. Some fans are so disgusted that they stopped caring about baseball...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 671 reads 17 comments

  20. The Chicago White Sox Stink: A Complete Team Analysis

    Sitting here, watching the demolition of the White Sox by the Blue Jays, I have finally come to accept that the White Sox stink this year. They are the worst team in the American League in runs (136) and RBI (132)...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 340 reads 4 comments

  21. MLB All-Star Ballot: 2009 Picks

    It's about half-way to the All-Star game, and balloting started ridiculously early a couple of weeks ago. Here's who should be tabbed All-Stars...

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  22. MLB Power Rankings: Week Five

    Team (Current Record|Last Week's Ranking) 1. Toronto Blue Jays (21-12|1)—The Jays are still (surprisingly?) sitting atop the hardest division in baseball...

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  23. MLB Power Rankings: Week Four

    Team (Current Record|Last Week's Ranking) 1. Toronto Blue Jays (17-9|1)—The blue birds still sit atop the American League East. Aaron Hill's performance against Baltimore proves that they're resilient and for real...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 391 reads 4 comments

  24. MLB Power Rankings: Week Three

    Team (Current Record|Last Week's Ranking) 1. Toronto Blue Jays (13-6|4)—The Blue Jays sit atop the hardest division in baseball. They lead the MLB in hits (200), runs (118), and RBI (111)...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 421 reads 0 comments

  25. Racism In American Sports Or Reflecting Racist Ideals?

    So I was reading a nice article about baseball shortstops, when somebody commented that Ozzie Smith is only in the Hall of Fame (and Allan Trammell is not) is because of the color of his skin...

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