Found March 01, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Chris Sale
TEAMS: Chicago White Sox
The 2011 Chicago White Sox finished a mediocre 79-83 following a dramatic marketing slogan of “All In”. The slogan’s public meaning was that management was so excited about the 2011 season that it raised salary to an all-time high of $127 million and that the team would stop at nothing to win. The underlying meaning, which was probably more accurate, came to be “Hey White Sox fans, we’ve given way too much money to Adam Dunn and Alex Rios. Also, please buy tickets for the games because if you don’t, the 2012 season is going to be really unpleasant.” Chris Sale Unfortunately, not many fans came out to watch Dunn bat a record setting .159. The die-hard fans that did continue to populate U.S. Cellular Field did get to see Gordon Beckham continue to whiff at the plate. They also got to watch the Cy Young winner Jake Peavy manage an unimpressive 4.92 ERA with a 7-7 record. Capping off the negative storylines was the constant soap opera between the always opinionated manager Ozzie Guil...
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