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Happy Anniversary, White Sox Fans!

October 26th, 2005 will forever be a landmark date for White Sox fans. Indeed, just 9 years ago, the Chicago White Sox won Game Four of the World Series , and with it, gave Chicago its first World Series win since 1917.Despite being a sweep, the Series was much closer than it appeared. It took unexpected heroes, with timely moon shots from the unlikeliest of people. The largest margin...
Via Sports Mockery
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Catching Prospect Jon Denney Arrested

Well it would not be Spring Training for the Boston Red Sox unless one of their players got arrested. In 2012 it was Bobby Jenks, last year it was Drake Britton, and this year they got Jon Denney. Denney, 19, was the Red Sox third round pick in the 2013 MLB Draft and signed for an $875,000 signing bonus. According to police, Denney was driving with a suspended license meaning that...
Via CLNS Radio
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks talks about his painkiller addiction, near death experience

Bobby Jenks is best remembered as the rookie closer on the 2005 Chicago White Sox World Series championship team. Jenks has the third most saves in White Sox history, and was often clocked above 100 mph on his pitches. Bobby Jenks once registered 102 m.p.h. during a 2009 game at Safeco Field. However, the life of Bobby Jenks off the field is an even more interesting and compelling...
Via The Sports Bank
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks: ‘I Literally Was Close To Death’

Bobby Jenks said recently that he hopes to someday pitch in the majors again. If the former Chicago White Sox closer accomplishes his goal, it’ll mark a comeback of epic proportions. Jenks, who last pitched in the majors with the Boston Red Sox in 2011, told CSNChicago.com over the weekend that things got pretty serious as he battled depression and an addiction to pain medication...
Via NESN.com
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Jenks: Boston Red Sox Tenure A ‘Disaster,’ MLB Career ‘Unfinished’

Bobby Jenks was knocked down, not knocked out. Jenks, the former Chicago White Sox closer who earned All-Star selections in 2006 and 2007, saw his career — and life — spiral out of control after joining the Boston Red Sox prior to the 2011 season. The burly right-hander isn’t ready to throw in the towel, though, and a return to the mound remains his ultimate goal. “Mentally...
Via NESN.com
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Back on Track: Bobby Jenks seeks return to the mound

Albert Yau via Wikimedia CommonsIn the 2 1/2 years since his last pitch in a big league uniform, Bobby Jenks has survived just about every physical and mental trial one could possibly endure. From three back surgeries, a life-threatening spinal infection, a divorce, an addiction to painkillers, alcohol abuse, and depression. The right-hander has emerged out of a cocoon of misery...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ill-Fated Bobby Jenks Wants To Return To MLB

You've probably forgotten all about him. Bobby Jenks—once thought to be an 'answer' in the Red Sox bullpen—wants to make a comeback to The Show. It's easy to make fun of Jenks and his disastrous stay in Boston, but he has endured a raft of bad luck over the last several years. First, the back issues that arose with the Red Sox ballooned into life-threatening spinal...
Via FenwayNation
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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