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Chicago White Sox: Solving the Felipe Paulino problem

The White Sox have a record of 13-13 and they’ve gotten a hot start from Jose Abreu, who has set the MLB record for most HRs and RBIs in April as a rookie. The question mark since the start of the season has been the pitching. To me, the problem has been offseason acquisition Felipe Paulino. Paulino has been on the DL since April 19 but before then, he was getting hammered by his...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson Wild-Yet-Effective, Bats Come Back To Life as White Sox End Skid ☆

After a four-game losing streak that saw the White Sox bats go absent, the offense came back to life to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Texas Rangers. But first we’ll discuss Sunday afternoon’s starter, Erik Johnson. Johnson struggled mightily in Kansas City on their Opening Day but gradually improved the next two times out. In his most recent outing at home versus the Red...
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April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

45 Prospects in 45 Days: Chicago’s Erik Johnson

Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America Over the next 45 days the staff here at The Fix will profile and predict the fantasy fates of prospects that could – should, in some cases – be closely monitored on the waiver wire or even in the draft room. For the projection portion of the article, we will try our best to give you projections from all three major projection...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Erik Johnson, Ball is in Your Hand…

Pitching Prospect Erik Johnson has a great opportunity to earn one of the two open spots in the Chicago White Sox starting rotation come Opening Day. Whether he will or won’t, depends on his performance in Spring Training, but he certainly has the support of Assistant GM Buddy Bell:   #WhiteSox Buddy Bell on Erik Johnson: “he has a very good chance of leaving Spring Training...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Top Prospects

I’m not sure that this team is rebuilding, but just in case they ever decide that they are, here are some of the Chicago White Sox top prospects. We did not include Abreu because we have reason to believe that he will be on the 25 man roster come April, and that reason is: $68 MIL. The list is in no particular order. 1. Erik Johnson – P Photo Credit: MILB [RELATED: Can The White...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Erik Johnson: 2014 Fantasy Sleeper

If Johnson can crack Chicago’s Opening Day rotation, Homer Bailey-like stats aren’t out of the question.I’m always intrigued by prospects with very good minor leagues peripherals yet very little fanfare. Erik Johnson is this kind of player.Drafted in the 2nd round of the 2011 Amateur Draft, Johnson has pitched parts of three seasons in the White Sox minor league system. He’s...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Tigers, Defense Beat Johnson in Second Start

Youngster Erik Johnson made his second MLB start for the White Sox on Tuesday evening. And while he could have thrown better, facing a tough Tigers offense and not having a competent defense behind him led to Johnson's second loss in as many tries. As described beautifully on South Side Sox, Johnson threw the ball pretty well to start off the ball game but let up two...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Erik Johnson's MLB Debut Could've Been Much Worse

Erik Johnson, the White Sox pitching prospect that currently has the most promise of anyone in the organization made his debut Wednesday evening. Although his final line (6.0 IP, 5R, 3ER) looks about as pedestrian as can be, what we did see from him should not worry anybody. Think back to July 30th when Andre Rienzo made his debut for the White Sox. The Brazilian,...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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