1. MLB Awards Watch—Edition One

    Other sports have a weekly awards watch, so I've decided to do it for the MLB. American League MVP:5. Kevin Youkilis (Bos) - .429 avg, four home runs, 12 RBI, and 1.272 OPS.4. Miguel Cabrera (Det) - ...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  2. Ignore The Numbers: Dikembe Mutombo Belongs In The Hall Of Fame

    I'm usually a stick-to-the-book, look-at-the-numbers type of guy. However, I also believe there are exceptions for everything. Dikembe Mutombo might not have the statistics to be in the Hall of Fame, but he deserves to be enshrined...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 1,174 reads 2 comments

  3. MLB Power Rankings: Week Two

    Team (Current Record|Last Week's Ranking) 1. Florida Marlins (11-1|2) - the Fish breezed by their NL East rivals. 2...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 262 reads 0 comments

  4. Dear Ozzie: Cut Jose Contreras

    The White Sox must cut Jose Contreras if they have any chance of doing well this season. They can afford to do so and should do so for these reasons: 1. The White Sox already have four perfectly good starters...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 139 reads 17 comments

  5. He's Back: Scotty Pods Returns To the White Sox

    DeWayne Wise made a spectacular, game-saving play two days ago. Unfortunately, he separated his shoulder on the play, and will now be out for one to two months...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 101 reads 1 comments

  6. Chicago Cubs and the World Series: It's Not Going To Happen

    What's it been? Over 101 years since the Cubs have last won a World Series? Over 64 years since they've even appeared in a World Series? But still, every year, the same mantra applies: This is the Cubs' year...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 515 reads 5 comments

  7. MLB Power Rankings: Week One

    1. Toronto Blue Jays (6-2): powerful hitters everywhere and Halladay's dominating. 2. Florida Marlins (5-1): Josh Johnson an early Cy favorite. 3. Atlanta Braves (5-1): off to surprisingly fast start...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 178 reads 0 comments

  8. MLB 2009: Predictions

    After free-agent signings, trades, and call-ups, predictions for the 2009 season are now more readily able to be made: 1. New York Yankees—took three of the top free agents on the market2...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 1,906 reads 6 comments

  9. If Not Alex Rodriguez, Who's MLB's Greatest Player?

    Alex Rodriguez was supposed to be the savior of baseball. He was supposed to crank out 800 home runs and the hardest record in professional sports would once again be clean. Alex Rodriguez was one of my favorite baseball players...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about over 5 years ago 217 reads 0 comments

  10. MLB Final Power Rankings and 2009 Predictions

    2008 Final Power Rankings 1. Philadelphia Phillies: The World Series champions finally have brought a major sports title to the City of Brotherly Love. 2. Tampa Bay Rays: I'll admit I was skeptical and thought that their success was unsustainable...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 6 years ago 26,430 reads 11 comments

  11. Chicago White Sox's Year-End Review

    What grade would I give the Chicago White Sox for the performance during the 2008 campaign? An "A." The A.L. Central was expected to come down to a team that finished 14-games under ...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 6 years ago 318 reads 0 comments

  12. Playoffs and Awards Predictions

    PLAYOFFS PREDICTIONS: National League:LA Dodgers over Chicago Cubs (in 4)Furcal's return combined with the Cubs' constant postseason choking makes this upset very plausible...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about almost 6 years ago 151 reads 0 comments

  13. MVP: Justin or Dustin?

    Justin Morneau is the AL MVP, not Dustin Pedroia. First, compare the stats: Justin Morneau: .311 avg, 23 HR, 119 RBI, .912 OPSDustin Pedroia: .328 avg, 17 HR, 78 RBI, .873 OPS Second, Justin Morneau is playing on a MUCH worse team...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 186 reads 0 comments

  14. Imagination Land: White Sox Outfield

    Imagine if the White Sox never... (1) ...failed to re-sign Magglio Ordonez. After 2005, the future Hall of Famer right fielder has batted .323, belted 74 home runs, driven in 357 runs, and had a ...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 240 reads 2 comments

  15. Classless Twins Fans Propel Their Team To Victory

    Not all Minnesota Twins fans are classless. However, the ones at the Metrodome on July 31 surely were. It was the bottom of the seventh inning and John Danks threw a pitch that clearly ...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 593 reads 14 comments

  16. Ken Griffey Jr.: White Sox Land Great Deal

    The Chicago White Sox have acquired, pending approval from the legend, the sixth (soon to be fifth) all-time homeruns leader. The White Sox gave up Danny Richar and Nick Masset. Why is this a great deal? 1...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 724 reads 1 comments

  17. Tennis Predictions for Cincinnati and Toronto Masters

    Let me start off by saying I am NO tennis expert. I just recently started following this year, so if my reasoning is off, please forgive...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 460 reads 2 comments

  18. BENCH (OR TRADE) PAUL KONERKO NOW!

    Ozzie Guillen said, "Just be patient. Be patient with Konerko, hopefully he comes out of this problem, hopefully soon, and we'll see what we have...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 196 reads 0 comments

  19. American League's Best Dynamic Duos

    THE TOP SEVEN 1. Texas Rangers (Josh Hamilton & Milton Bradley) - the Texas sluggers lead the American League in RBI (161) and OPS (965). They also come second in batting average (...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 240 reads 0 comments

  20. MLB: From Hero To Zero

    Here are five All-Star players that are underperforming, hurting their teams' chances at success (and by the way, they're all NL "studs"): 5. Kosuke Fukudome - the never-should've-been-an-All-Star Cubs right fielder is having a terrible July...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 110 reads 1 comments

  21. If American League MVP Voting Was Today, Who Should Win?

    THE TOP TEN 1. Carlos Quentin (CWS) - the White Sox left fielder is the reason why Chicago is a first-place team. Chicago's big sluggers (Konerko & Thome) weren't producing, and Quentin filled in...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 364 reads 3 comments

  22. Roller-Coaster White Sox Game Elucidates Flaws

    I'm not going to lie. After the top of the 8th inning of the White Sox-Tigers game, I started to write an article entitled "Terrible White Sox Managing and Defense Hands Detroit Tigers the Victory...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 154 reads 2 comments

  23. Ugly Uggla

    SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight analysts said right after the All-Star game that Dan Uggla's performance wasn't indicative of how he's going to play. I initially agreed, but am now starting to disagree...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 101 reads 0 comments

  24. MLB Managerial Rankings

    It's been about one month since the last manager power rankings, and a bunch has changed (last month's power rankings are in parenthesis). 1...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 445 reads 0 comments

  25. Rick Ankiel or Josh Hamilton: Who's the Bigger Comeback Kid?

    We know the stories. Josh Hamilton battled severe drug addiction and battled back from (via Jesus Christ) it to have an MVP-caliber season...

    D.A. Written by D.A. about 6 years ago 783 reads 10 comments