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…

Winter Meetings Tuesday Recap

NEWS The BBWAA passed a measure today mandating that all Hall of Fame ballots be made public starting in 2018. The Yankees announced that Derek Jeter’s number 2 will be retired on May 14th. He will also have a plaque in Monument Park.   TRANSACTIONS The Red Sox have acquired RHP Tyler Thornburg from the…