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Facing A Crucial Two Months, Flowers Oughta Hope It’s The Glasses

Question: Is it the glasses? When White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers is scuffling at the plate, his struggles do not go unnoticed. For the vast majority of his career, he’s been a well below average major league hitter for the south siders. Because of his normally frustrating play, any Flowers hot streaks always bring about speculation as to whether he has really figured something...
Via Grab Some Bench
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Flowers on Framing and Umpires

Much has been written about pitch framing, and Tyler Flowers knows the subject well. The Chicago White Sox backstop has caught 255 big league games and another 362 at the minor-league level. He’s no grizzled veteran, but at the age of 28 he’s far from a neophyte behind the dish. Flowers is 6-foot-4, which makes […]
Via Fangraphs
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Fan Swipes Bat Out Of The Air Which Was Headed Directly For a Baby

This Sunday featured one of the better catches you will see all season, and it was by a fan. Check out this White Sox fan snag Tyler Flowers’ bat after it had slipped out of his hands on a swing. If you look closely you will see a baby behind the woman, and there is a very high possibility that it would have ended badly had it not been for the woman’s quick reflexes and the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Woman Saves Fellow White Sox Fans From Flying Baseball Bat (Video)

We’ve seen plenty of one-handed fan catches of flying baseballs. We have not, however, seen many one-handed fan catches of flying baseball bats. Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers lost his grip on his hitting instrument during Monday’s game against the Cleveland Indians, sending it pinwheeling into the seats along the third base line. The bat skipped off the top of the dugout...
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan makes one-handed bat catch, protects baby behind her

After Tyler Flowers' bat slipped out of his hands on a swing Monday, fans took cover as the free-flying piece of lumber skipped off the top of the dugout and into the U.S. Cellular Field stands. Seated in the first row, Eileen Depesa didn't even flinch as she caught the incoming bat with one hand, and the crowd went wild.The sure-handed woman said she didn't make the...
Via The Other Paper
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyler Flowers Hot Streak Is Nothing Short of Impressive

Chicago White Sox Baseball – When it was announced that Tyler Flowers would be the starting White Sox catcher in 2014, fans seemed to immediately fear the worst. It wasn’t hard to imagine that he would be another poor offensive option and it was going to be 2013 all over again. Well after one week of Chicago White Sox baseball, Mr. Flowers has people almost in a state of shock...
Via Sports Mockery
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: One last look

Ah, Opening Day. Between the crack of the bat, the smell of peanuts and hot dogs, the packed ballpark and just pulling your kid out of school so he/she can catch the first game of the year, there’s no other day quite like it. It’s a special day and no doubt one of the best days of the year. It offers new hope for everyone: hope for players that had a disappointing season in the...
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyler Flowers wants to put awful 2013 behind

Tyler Flowers wants to put an awful 2013 season behind him. The 28-year-old catcher finally got substantial playing time for the Chicago White Sox after A.J. Pierzynski left and signed with Texas. But Flowers hit just .195 with 10 homers in 84 games, and his season was cut short by a right shoulder injury that required surgery in September. It didn't help that Chicago skidded...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: Does spring performance translate to the season?

Congratulations Chicago baseball fans; you have survived the deathly cold, long months of winter, or at least the frozen winter days without baseball. (You’ll have to wait until March 20th for it to officially be spring.) But right now in Glendale, Arizona, it is spring! That’s because Saturday, February 15, 2014 marks the first day the Chicago White Sox pitchers and catchers...
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets rumors: Tyler Flowers could be target if non-tendered by White Sox tonight

With tonight's non-tender deadline looming, the New York Mets are keeping a close eye on the Chicago White Sox and what they decide to do with catcher Tyler Flowers. The 27-year-old has been named by Mike Puma of the New York Post as a potential Mets target if the White Sox do not tender him a contract, which they must do by 10:59PM CT if they want to avoid losing him to other...
Via MLB Injury News
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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