White Sox Reloaded!

By: Mike The annual Winter Meetings concluded last week, and the team at the center of the action was, for once, my beloved Chicago White Sox. There seems to be little doubt at this time that general manager Rick Hahn has finally wrested organizational control away from team president Kenny Williams. The proof is the direction that…

Winter Meetings Wednesday Recap

NEWS They announced this year’s winner of the Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting and the winner is Bill King. He was the radio voice for the Oakland A’s for 25 years (1981-2005). A couple more players have committed to playing in the WBC: Danny Espinosa (Mexico), Eric Hosmer (USA).   TRANSACTIONS…

What The Heck American League

By Josh: The season is still young but we have seen enough baseball to know which teams look stronger than other teams. The National League is playing out like most people thought. Mets and Nationals sit on top of the NL East and look prepared to have a solid pennant race. The Cubs are surprising…

April Surprises

By: Mike Carter Let’s start this one off by noting one thing none of us are surprised about: that Pablo Sandoval’s belt could not restrain his formidable girth last week as it snapped in one of his last at bats before hitting the disabled list with a bad shoulder. Could be some pork loin stuck…

Hot Stove Week in Review Nov 23-29

NEWS The White Sox have hired former MLB player Aaron Rowand to be their minor league outfield and base running instructor. Rowand had an 11 year career with 3 different teams and was an All-Star in 2007 with the Phillies. The Tigers have hired former Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon to be their manager at Triple…

My Team Offseason Awards

By Josh: When a lot of the ‘professional’ writers grade out how teams did over the offseason they look to determine just how much of an impact the moves made by each team will affect them during the next season.  That is a perfectly valid way to grade teams but for me I’m going to…