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Chicago White Sox
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What else can baseball fans do in January but dream of October? In You May Say I'm a Dreamer, the Outside Corner staff will imagine the route to a World Series in 2013 title for all 30 teams.
The Chicago White Sox have once again climbed the mountain and reached the peak, winning the World Series with a second-year manager at the helm and an old, highly-paid roster full of players that were looking for one last playoff run.
A lot of things went right for the White Sox in 2013 after a lot went right for them in 2012. John Danks returned to his previous form after only making nine starts in 2012, throwing 189 innings with a 3.57 ERA. Jake Peavy celebrated his new contract by throwing 211 innings of 3.37 ERA baseball, striking out 190 hitters in the process. But the performance by the two veterans pales in comparison to that of Chris Sale, who threw 203 innings in 2013 with a 3.01 ERA and 210 strikeouts, winning the AL Cy Young award for the pale hose.
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The White Sox have several key players on their 2013 team, from stud starting pitchers Chris Sale and Jake Peavy, to dominant power hitters Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko, to new starters Jeff Keppinger and Tyler Flowers. There are a few players that I can think of that would be under the radar key players for the White Sox in 2013, but one really stands out.
My x-factor for the...
Continuing from our season preview of the White Sox earlier today...
Can the White Sox carry their success from last season over into 2013?
There are quite a few questions for this White Sox team heading into the new season, but they all funnel into this one gigantic question. Was last year a fluke? Or can the Sox come out and give the Detroit Tigers a run for their money...
In the This Is My Nightmare series, we'll take a look at what the absolute worst case scenario for each team would be in 2013. Think of it as the negative complement to our You May Say I'm A Dreamer series that we'll be running during our preview series.
A nightmare season for the White Sox is really easy to envision. Simply put...a disappointing, sub-.500 campaign...
Though they didn't make it through to the postseason, the Chicago White Sox put together a much better season in 2012 than many were expecting. A small collapse in the final month of the season allowed the future American League Champion Detroit Tigers to grab the Central Division title. As disappointing as it was for the folks on the South Side, there's no doubt that it...
Welcome one and welcome all to White Sox day here on The Outside Corner! Chicago finished a somewhat surprising second in the AL Central last season behind rookie manager Robin Ventura and a veteran club that exceeded all expectations. The White Sox came close to standing pat this winter, and will look to replicate last year's success, but end it with a playoff berth this time...
We at Razzball realize that exporting our views across the country has damaging consequences on the blogosphere. To help make amends, we are reaching out to leading team blogs and featuring their locally blogged answers to pressing 2013 fantasy baseball questions regarding their team. We feel this approach will be fresher, more sustainable, and require less energy consumption (for...
At this point in time, it seems like the White Sox are blessed with a pretty good deal of health. Considering how long the MLB regular season is, that's something you need to be able to say in Spring Training.
There are, however, a few nagging minor injuries that warrant a little bit of worry. Though they're nothing to get too worked up about quite yet, that's thanks...
With the score tied and two outs, Puerto Rico's Alex Rios kept running from second base.
Rios scored the go-ahead run without a play, and the Puerto Ricans rallied to oust Italy from the World Baseball Classic with a 4-3 victory Wednesday night.
The Puerto Ricans went hitless in their first 12 at-bats with runners in scoring position but still overcame a 3-0 deficit to score...