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Little Leaguers rule again in Chicago TV ratings: Beat Johnny Manziel and Chris Sale

Score another victory for Chicago’s Little Leaguers. They topped a couple of big stars, Johnny Manziel and Chris Sale, in the local TV ratings Monday night. Jackie Robinson West’s 8-7 victory over Rhode Island pulled a 3.5 rating on ESPN2 in Chicago. That means the game was seen in an estimated 125,000 homes in the area; 1 local ratings point is worth nearly 36,000 homes. Jackie...
Via Sherman Report
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodon could be a White Sox call-up in September

First-round draft pick Carlos Rodon and Chris Sale have a few things in common, and it's no secret the White Sox have Rodon on the "Sale Plan" for success. Rodon, the third selection in the 2014 draft, was rewarded with the largest bonus of any draftee ($6.58 million), and advanced from Class A Winston-Salem to Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday after only four appearances...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Sale’s Greatness

In fantasy baseball, elite pitchers don’t get a fair shake. For the most part this phenomenon has two causes: Cause 1: We Care About Production on the Margins Great players hit a set it and forget it mode. You plug them in your lineup every day and they consistently go about their business with few hiccups along the way. Non-elite players are constantly being re-evaluated. They...
Via Baseball Professor
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Sale’s Awesome Post Game Chicago White Sox Reporter Scott Merkin let fans in on a little game that Chris Sale likes to play in his post game interviews. Apparently the lefty has a “word of the start” that he must use in proper context during the interviews. Bryan Johnson, the White Sox video coordinator lets Sale know the word before each start, in which he’s used them for every start besides...
Via Sports Mockery
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Chris Sale intentionally dropping big word during postgame interviews offers its "Word of the Day" to improve readers' vocabulary and roughly every five days, White Sox pitcher Chris Sale rolls out a new "Word of the Start." Say what? Thanks to White Sox reporter Scott Merkin, we've learned that Sale's "Word of the Start" refers to the fairly hefty multisyllabic word pre-selected by...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings – Stack Up the Savings for the Giants (vs) Sale

Hey ya’ll welcome back to the DK shuffle. We do this daily and since, at this point in the season, you’re probably here everyday, lemme get straight to the point. The Giants suck right now. Nothing pleases a Dodger fan more than to be able to say that and know that I’m not being a homer. Bonus points when you live in enemy territory. Those of you who share my pain can...
Via Razzball
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball card: Gary Peters, dominant left-hander for White Sox

I got my Chris Sale fix on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field. I just hope he stays healthy because he truly is special. Sale reminds me of another young left-hander for the Sox: Gary Peters. For a stretch in the 60s, he was among the best in the game. Here are his stats at Baseball Reference.  … Continue Reading
Via Sherman Report
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Sale dominates Twins in 7-0 White Sox win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Chris Sale tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in eight dominant innings, Alexei Ramirez hit his 10th homer, and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 7-0 on Saturday night for their third straight win over the Twins. Sale (10-1) scattered five hits -- all singles -- and became the first White Sox starter to win 10 of his first 11 decisions in a season since Mark...
Via Fox Sports North
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Sale smashes bat after giving up grand slam

Coming into Saturday night’s game against the Los Angeles Angels, White Sox Chris Sale and allowed just one run in 18 innings since coming off the disabled list. On this night, he was on the pace for another great start. He didn’t allow a run until the bottom of the eighth. With his team still holding a 5-1 lead after Iannetta’s RBI single, Mike Trout stepped into the batting...
Via The Sideline
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

How the Chicago White Sox will make the playoffs

I’m not going to lie to you; the forecast of the Chicago White Sox for the 2014 season is pretty grim. Simply put, not very much is expected of the Chicago White Sox in 2014. In a recent MLB Power Rankings article, ranked the White Sox as the 27th best team in baseball. Those outside the White Sox organization expect the team to really struggle again this season. The question...
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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