1. Trading A.J. Pierzynski Would Help the Chicago White Sox Now and Later

    The same three-word phrase keeps popping into my head during every White Sox game: “hard to watch.” It’s gotten to the point where something has to change...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about 4 years ago 624 reads 0 comments

  2. Chicago White Sox: If the Lineup's Broken, Fix It

    "Good pitching beats good hitting." Thanks for the insight, Grandpa, but times have changed. An updated version of that old baseball motto should read, "Good pitching with no hitting, will get you nowhere...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 196 reads 2 comments

  3. How Excited Is Too Excited About The White Sox?

    After game one of 162, the White Sox couldn’t look better. Buehrle and the 'pen made the Cleveland Indians look like, well, the Cleveland Indians. The lineup showed a perfect combination of power and speed...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 110 reads 0 comments

  4. Ozzie Guillen Coming Up with Creative Ways To Weaken Sox Lineup

    Last season Ozzie put together 126 different lineups over the course of the season. If recent rumors are any indication, the White Sox lineup will continue to be in flux this season...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 310 reads 5 comments

  5. The Four Players the Chicago White Sox Must Keep Healthy

    Every team has one or two players that they absolutely cannot afford to get hurt. Recently the Twins saw one of their “must have” players go down in closer Joe Nathan...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 478 reads 6 comments

  6. White Sox Prediction from the Elevator

    Small talk is almost never fun. Small talk while being cornered in an elevator is even less fun. Such was the case for me yesterday on the way down to the first floor from my job on the eighth floor to go home for the night...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 259 reads 0 comments

  7. Chicago White Sox Need To Look Toward Future with Current DH

    You win, Ozzie. I’m finally buying into the idea of having a revolving DH. Sure I'm still drawn to the old idea of having one veteran hitter fill that role...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 370 reads 0 comments

  8. Trading Gordon Beckham Is the Right Move

    The thought of trading young talent away is always a scary one. “But what if he comes back and kills us for years?” “Who knows how good he’ll become!” “Uhhh…two words, Lou Brock...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 837 reads 10 comments

  9. Handicapping the AL Central: Who's No. 1 Going Into the Season

    The 2010 AL Central is a division of the "haves" and the have-nots". In this division preview I'll let you know who has the best rotation, best lineup, the biggest home field advantage, the best ...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 459 reads 8 comments

  10. Dear Kenny Williams, We Need to Talk

    Every general manager makes mistakes. It doesn’t mean that they’re not good at what they do, it just means they’re human. Kenny Williams has made a mistake by not stepping up and doing what it takes to sign Johnny Damon ...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 405 reads 3 comments

  11. Brett Favre Finally Has the Right Reason to Retire

    Another season has drawn to a close for Brett Favre, and once again the biggest question for the Hall of Famer and his team is whether or not he’ll come back for another season...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 1,066 reads 4 comments

  12. Jim Thome Should Be the White Sox Easiest Offseason Decision

    Recently, talks about Jim Thome’s plans for next season have begun to heat up. On Friday, there was a report from Minnesota that the Twins were interested in bringing in Thome as a DH/pinch hitter...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 552 reads 9 comments

  13. Sorry Blackhawks Fans: Chicago Will Never Be a Hawks Town

    Sorry Blackhawks fans, Chicago will never be a "Hawks town" As a sports fan who works in downtown Chicago I deal with fans of all the Chicago sports teams...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 1,337 reads 36 comments

  14. Jason Marquis Makes Brad Penny and the Cardinals Not Look So Bad

    Sometimes it takes a really bad contract to put other bad contracts in perspective. Such was the case for me with Jason Marquis and Brad Penny. During the winter meetings, Brad Penny signed a one year, $7...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 998 reads 15 comments

  15. Chicago White Sox Hot Stove: How Do You Turn This Thing On?

    The White Sox have made a few moves this offseason to bring in guys that were at one time good, and at this current time fall somewhere between “ok ” and “retired ...

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  16. Rookie of the Year Award: Yet Another Example of Pointless MLB Award

    Earlier this week, it was announced that Andrew Bailey is the AL rookie of the year, as voted on by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America and avid readers of Moneyball by Michael Lewis...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 252 reads 0 comments

  17. Getz Outta Here: White Sox Acquire Mark Teahen from KC

    Kenny Williams hasn’t waited long to begin reshaping the White Sox. One day after the World Series is over, he has worked out a deal with the Kansas City Royals to send Chris Getz and Josh Fields to KC in return for Mark Teahen...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 289 reads 0 comments

  18. My Apologies To the Yankees and Phillies, but I'm Not Cheering For You

    Who is a White Sox fan supposed to root for during this World Series? Do I root for the Yankees because they represent the overall strength of the American league? Or do I root against them ...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 4 years ago 185 reads 3 comments

  19. Word of Advice to Yankees and Phillies Fans: Enjoy It While You Can

    Right now Yankees and Phillies fans are feeling good about their World Series chances. As for Dodgers and Angels fans, they’re slightly less hopeful...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about almost 5 years ago 444 reads 2 comments

  20. The Truth About the Spoiler Role: A Sad End for the Chicago White Sox

    Teams fall into different rolls throughout the season: contender, pretender, doormat, and last and least enjoyable…spoiler...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about almost 5 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  21. South Side Suspicions: Four Chicago White Sox Who Cost the Team the Season

    As the final out was recorded in the Tigers 6-5 win over the Indians last night, more than just the game was over, the White Sox playoff chances were officially ended as well...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about almost 5 years ago 681 reads 14 comments

  22. Forecasting The Browns Season: Cloudy With a Chance Of Misery

    The Browns season may have reached it’s brightest point at halftime of week one. They led the tough Minnesota Vikings 13-10 and looked as if they might actually steal one from one of the top NFC contenders...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about almost 5 years ago 363 reads 9 comments

  23. Jermaine Dye's Closing Act in Chicago

    It’s usually hard to say goodbye to players who have helped your team. In some cases, the separation can be so painful that fans become resentful of the departing player (Jim Thome in Cleveland)...

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  24. What If the Chicago White Sox Made the Playoffs: Answering the Question

    When you’re a fan of a team who had the potential to make the playoffs but falls short, there's always the question of “what if?” “What if they had made it? They have such a good top of the rotation and a ton of veterans...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about almost 5 years ago 197 reads 2 comments

  25. Top Five Reasons Why the Chicago White Sox's Future Looks Bright

    While the White Sox stumble to the finish line, theres plenty of reasons for optimism about the future of the ballclub...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about almost 5 years ago 537 reads 6 comments