Found September 04, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
Throughout last week’s struggles, which saw Chicago go 1-6 against Baltimore and Detroit, you heard many complaints about the first place White Sox from fans. The most consistent of those complaints was about the starting rotation, which struggled mightily in all cases outside of spot starter Dylan Axelrod, who dazzled in Camden Yards. The “Axe Man” has a 0.96 ERA in his wins so far in 2012. Credit: UC Irvine Sports With just under a month left in the 2012 regular season, it’s strange that we’re discussing Axelrod and fellow spot starter Hector Santiago in such great detail for a team competing for a division title. But it’s looking like they’re both going to be important down the stretch. There are numerous question marks about the White Sox rotation as we head into the heart of September: John Danks is on the disabled list for the rest of the year (and has been since May). Gavin Floyd is temporarily shelved and still experiencing soreness. Many wonder if the workload for the lik...
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