Royals slide into 2-1 victory over White Sox

The throw from center field was true, and Mike Moustakas understood he would require good fortune to snap a ninth-inning deadlock. Major-league baseball outlawed home-plate collisions this last offseason, so Moustakas said he chose the next best option, “trying to slide in hard” toward Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers. Flowers wrapped his glove around the baseball and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Offense Stifled as Royals take Two of Three

After taking two games in a weekend series against the Houston Astros to being the second half of the season, momentum looked as if it carried over when our White Sox defeated the Royals on Monday night. However, two straight one-run showings from White Sox hitters left the team winless on Tuesday and Wednesday, handing the Kansas City Royals a series victory and denying the White...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals feel much better leaving Chicago than they did arriving

CHICAGO -- Manager Ned Yost had reason to finally smile a bit after the Royals gutted out a tense 2-1 win Wednesday over the White Sox and thus won the series, taking two of three. "I certainly feel better leaving Chicago than I did when we got here," Yost said. And Yost maintained that his confidence in his club did not waver, despite a four-game slide and having lost...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals beat White Sox 2-1 with run in ninth

CHICAGO -- Mike Moustakas scored the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning when White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers could handle a throw home and the Kansas City Royals beat Chicago 2-1 Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series. Moustakas triggered the decisive rally with a lead-off single off Zach Putnam (3-2), the last of four White Sox pitchers. Alcides Escobar...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Flowers powers White Sox past Astros

Paul Konerko was asked before the game Saturday about how different things would be for the White Sox if they hadn’t signed Jose Abreu last fall. Abreu was courted by many suitors, including the Astros, who were willing to invest tens of millions in a rookie who had never played pro baseball. But, as Konerko pointed out, as great as Abreu’s impact has been, a team needs more...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox 3, Astros 2

No Chicago White Sox were more maligned than catcher Tyler Flowers and the team’s bullpen in the early months of the season. So when they flipped the script Friday night, they could only hope it was the sign of better things to come. Flowers, who entered with a .218 batting average, drove in the go-ahead run with a seventh-inning double, and four pitchers combined to retire the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackie Bradley Jr. goes airborne to make amazing catch (VIDEO)

Jackie Bradley Jr. made a spectacular diving catch in right-center field to rob Tyler Flowers of an extra-base hit Wednesday night.The Red Sox outfielder timed his Superman-like skills to perfection as he went airborne and laid out for the grab against the White Sox batter.And the citizens of Fenway were forever grateful. Your browser does not support iframes.
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jackie Bradley Jr. makes insane diving catch

BOSTON — Jackie Bradley Jr. added to his Gold Glove candidacy Wednesday night at Fenway Park. Bradley made an insane diving catch in the second inning of the Red Sox’s improbable comeback win over the Chicago White Sox. He robbed Tyler Flowers of extra bases and prevented a run from scoring, which was important because the Red Sox later rallied for a walk-off victory. “I don’t...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jackie Bradley, Jr. Makes Incredible Diving Catch

Boston Red Sox rookie outfielder, Jackie Bradley Jr., is hitting just .220 on the year, but thanks to his outfield play, he has secured the starting center field job in Boston. Tonight in the Red Sox’ win against the White Sox, Bradley Jr., put his defense on display once again. In the top of the 2nd inning with one on and one out, White Sox catcher, Tyler Flowers, hit a sinking...
Via The Awesome Boston
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Abreu, White Sox help Noesi end long losing streak

Catcher Tyler Flowers thinks Hector Noesi could be dangerous if he continues to pitch with confidence. Tuesday’s night performance could only bolster Noesi’s belief. The White Sox pitcher used his offspeed pitches to get in and out of jams and did something he hadn’t done in nearly 25 months: win. Jose Abreu homered in his second straight game since returning and the White...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

ICYMI: Best Catch of a Bat By A Fan: MLB Edition

((ht: hardballtalk.nbcsports.com))It's not every day you get a good seat, right behind the dugout at a baseball game.It's even less likely a player will lose control of his bat and send it hurtling towards you.But that's exactly what happened Monday afternoon in Chicago.Check out what happened at Comiskey Park after White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers takes a mighty swing...
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May 27, 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...
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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...
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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

Top Fantasy Waiver Wire Adds for Week 6

April showers bring May flowers but not usefulness for Tyler Flowers. It seems every couple of weeks, some new players emerge or guys who were once fantasy-relevant become so once again. It’s only May, so how much stock can we put in these starts? The following guys could help you out in a pinch. Note: Ownership represented as (Yahoo!, ESPN) Owned in 30%-50% of Leagues Eric Young...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians playing cleaner baseball, win second straight

CLEVELAND -- Want to know the biggest difference between the Indians' recent six-game losing streak on the West Coast and their first two games back home? Take a look at the fifth inning of Monday's game against the Angels and Saturday's against the White Sox. The Indians had a 1-0 lead in the Chicago fifth when the White Sox loaded the bases with one out. Marcus Semien...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Offense Dominating the American League Ranks

The White Sox’ offense has impressed throughout the early goings of the 2014 campaign. Here’s a look at some impressive numbers from the season’s first 11 games … Alexei Ramirez leads the American League in hits. Adam Eaton is tied for third and Tyler Flowers, who has already sat a couple games, is knotted up in eighth. Conor Gillaspie has also missed a couple but both he...
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April 12, 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

Tyler Flowers Bat Flys, Knocks Over Fan's Beer

Video: Flowers owes this dude a round!
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals shut down by White Sox 5-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chris Sale gave up four singles in eight scoreless innings as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Sunday. Alexei Ramirez and Tyler Flowers each drove in a pair of runs as the White Sox won the series finale after dropping the first two games. Sale (2-0) struck out six and walked one. In his previous four starts against the Royals, the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 06, 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...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Mustering Up Tyler Flowers Appreciation, Optimism

If you've been perusing the web looking for White Sox content of late, you've probably come across some of the praise the front office is receiving for improving the long-term outlook of several positions that looked bleak not long ago. The one position that has remained at a stalemate is catcher, where Tyler Flowers is set to start for the second straight season, despite...
Via Grab Some Bench
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers exits game with leg cramps

The Chicago White Sox won 85 games in 2012 and appeared to be geared for a possible playoff push in 2013. But the team struggled to a dismal 63-99 record. For the team to turn things around, they need better play across the board as well as improved health.  Only one starting pitcher made 30 or more starts and only four position players appeared in over 130 games. Jeff Keppinger...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Catcher Update – Tyler Flowers The Guy Again

Chicago White Sox Baseball — Tyler Flowers will be the starting catcher for the Chicago White Sox to start the 2014 regular season. Flowers has been the front runner for quite some time and Ventura confirmed it over the weekend. With Opening Day two weeks away, now the battle for backup catcher will be on the radar. Those fighting for the role are Josh Phegley, Hector Gimenez and...
Via Sports Mockery
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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