1. Not-So-Great Scott: Chicago, It's Time to Let the Inept Podsednik Go

    “The Sox wouldn’t be where they are right now without Scott Podsednik.” That’s the constant refrain from so many White Sox fans...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 5 years ago 221 reads 4 comments

  2. Trading Thome and Contreras: Right Moves at the Right Time

    It’s white flag trade II! Not quite. The decision by Kenny Williams to move Jim Thome and Jose Contreras late Monday night wasn’t a decision to surrender the season—that ...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 5 years ago 270 reads 7 comments

  3. White Sox Baseball: When One Road Trip Ends a Season

    There comes a time during the season when non-playoff teams realize that they’re non-playoff teams. For instance, it took the Blue Jays until near the All-Star break to come to terms with the team they had...

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  4. More Than a Role Player: Steve Heiden

    Role player: Person with specifically assigned tasks or functions within a program. Also, see Steve Heiden. The Kellen Winslow era is over in Cleveland, and for most Browns fans not a moment too soon...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 5 years ago 195 reads 6 comments

  5. White Sox Have Important Upcoming Road Trip, Must-Win Or Not

    “This is a must-win game!” Undoubtedly you’ve heard someone say this about your favorite team before. Personally, I’ve heard it way too much lately about the Sox...

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  6. Chicago Baseball Draft: Pitching Is at a Premium

    Sometimes at work nerdy ideas seem amazing. Today, one of those times happened. It occurred to me that if the two Chicago baseball teams were drafted in a fantasy baseball style by ...

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  7. White Sox Season Is Already a Winner

    What do the White Sox need to do for this season to be considered a successful one? A. Win the division? B. Win a playoff series? C. Win the World Series? D. It already is. If you answered “D”, you’re correct...

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  8. Set It and Forget It: Alex Rios Is a Keeper

    When I heard the news about the Chicago White Sox acquiring Alex Rios yesterday I was ecstatic. I was more happy than when the Peavy trade was announced, heck, I was more happy than I was after Buehrle’s perfect game...

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  9. Alexei Ramirez and the White Sox' Cuban Missile Crisis

    Alexei Ramirez burst on the scene for the White Sox last season as an answer to their need at second base. The unheralded Cuban was signed by the White Sox after a tryout that only had a dozen or so teams in attendance...

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  10. Let's Make a Deal: Alex Rios Edition

    With the July 31st trade deadline come and gone many Sox fans figured the team was going to make it’s playoff run with the players it currently had. Wrong. Well Maybe...

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  11. Learning a Lesson From Bobby Jenks

    Bobby Jenks burst on the scene during the magical 2005 season for the White Sox. The 6' 3" 275 pound fireballer wasn't heralded in the minor league. His arrival wasn't meant with a thunderous standing ovation like what Gordon Beckham received this season.

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 5 years ago 137 reads 4 comments

  12. Kenny Williams Is a Better GM Than You (Humor)

    As much as you might say otherwise, deep down you like to think you would do just fine as the GM of your favorite team. After all, you watch all the games. You look at all the stats, even some of the newer ones that your dad and grandpa don't understand.

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  13. White Sox: Turned Down By The Pretty Girl Again

    Before the All-Star game I was watching a local show that put the Chicago baseball perspective on the game. The host of the show brought up Roy Halladay and the chances that he would accept a trade to the White Sox...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about over 5 years ago 298 reads 1 comments

  14. What We've Learned So Far: Chicago White Sox Edition

    The White Sox came into the season with low expectations, at least from the media. Despite having a core group of proven veterans and a handful of promising younger players, the Sox found themselves picked anywhere from third to last in the division...

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  15. What Have We Learned so Far: Detroit Tigers Edition

    The dog days of summer are upon us, and the season has reached the point that fans and players alike can no longer say "The season is still young...

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  16. What's Worse: Jamar Smith vs. Kelvin Sampson

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  17. Alex Rodriguez and the Great Baseball Witch Hunt

    The witch hunt had slowed down. Whether because of empathy or just more important world events, the chase to find out every last steroid user in baseball had slowed. And then, with one leaked report from 2003 this weekend, the hunt is back on...

    Cregen McMinn Written by Cregen McMinn about almost 6 years ago 100 reads 1 comments

  18. An In-Depth Look At the White Sox Pitching Staff in 2009

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