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Brett Myers Hits The Road? (South Side Sox)

Quick micropost to test the new blogging software. Free agent outlook: Brett Myers – South Side Sox. Given my baggage over this guy’s years-past asshole behavior, I do have to say Mr. Myers comported himself admirably this year, which is to

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Dr. Donald Liu, Hero, White Sox Fan 1962-2012

Spotted a tragic South Side news item about University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital pediatric surgeon Donald Liu losing his life on Sunday in the act of saving two kids from drowning in Lake Michigan. Hats off to Dr. Liu

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Posted in In Memoriam, South Side

Liriano: South Side Snares Southpaw Starter #3

Minutes following Saturday’s 5-2 smacking of Al West-leading Texas, pulling 2.5 games ahead of the Tabbies and reaching 10 games over .500, the White Sox front office announced its season-defining buy. For the first time since 1986, the White Sox have cut

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Posted in Trades, Twins, White Sox, White Sox Game Wrap

Is Zack Greinke Headed Down I-94?

The Brewers are sellers at 14 games back and there’s nobody in their immediately available inventory more dealable than Donald Zachary Greinke. At 9-3 and 3.44, his adding a wipeout cutter to his repertoire this season has goosed his win

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Posted in Angels, Braves, Brewers, Rangers, The Business Of Baseball, White Sox

Konerko Leads Rout Of Visiting Ice Fishermen

  Twins 4 White Sox 11 Missed Konerko’s huge night at the plate? asks my Facebook wall, not a little smugly. Why, yes. Yes, I did. Slaving over a hot spreadsheet, if you must know.  Work’s been heavy lately, thanks

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Lumber Delivery, Floyd’s Return, Twin Killings Kill Twins

  Twins 4 White Sox 7 The White Sox snapped a 5-game losing streak behind the successful return to the rotation of Gavin Floyd (W, 8-8, 6IP, 6H, 2ER, 1BB, 2K) following a bout of elbow tendinitis.  Floyd’s previous eight

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AL Central, Meet Your New #1…For Now

White Sox 1 Tigers 7 With this victory, the Detroit Tigers move 1/2 game into first place in the AL Central. Efforts to adjust to life under Juggalo rule may be premature; a mere half-game margin is likely not enough

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Brett Myers Joins White Sox, And How You Can Help

It is with a heavy heart that I report the White Sox have traded for Astros reliever Brett Myers. Exactly what they’ve traded — other than a truckload of respect — is unclear at press time. As most of you

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Jersey Grazed, White Sox Dazed

  White Sox 2 Tigers 4 After starting with five strikeouts, Jake Peavy’s (L, 7-7,  7IP 8H 4ER 0BB 7K) third inning saw a series of throws that looked like they got away to his left. The fourth of these

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One Is, In Fact, The Loneliest Number

  White Sox 1 Red Sox 3 Dropping their first series in four weeks, the Sox lineup-wide sag in production extended itself courtesy of a sharp outing by Clay Buchholz (8IP, 6H 1R, 1BB 6K). But the truly twisted tale

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