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Robin Ventura Says Being the Manager of the White Sox Wasn’t on His Radar

Monday, October 10th, 2011

When the Chicago White Sox decided to let Ozzie Guillen go to the Florida Marlins, they immediately began their search for a new manager. The search didn’t last very long though as the Sox decided to stay in house and hire Robin Ventura as the new skipper. Ventura is a ...

A.J. Pierzynski Is Grateful for Seven Years with Ozzie Guillen

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Ozzie Guillen’s time in Chicago was eventful, it was colorful, it was tumultuous at times, but overall it was also successful as it brought World Series Championship to the White Sox. I can’t think of any other manager that is so identifiable when talking about his team. That was just ...

Frank Thomas On Steroid Use: “It was a secret society. I had no idea.”

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Will Frank Thomas be a shoe-in for the Hall of Fame when he becomes eligible? His numbers sure would have been considered a lock to be enshrined in Cooperstown if you had asked that question ten or twenty years ago. But with so much uncertainty hanging over the Steroids Era ...

Ozzie Guillen Will Not Rest On His Past Success in Chicago

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Last year the Chicago White Sox finished with 88 wins and it was a pretty good season on Southside of Chicago, but it was the second straight year the White Sox missed out on the playoffs. This offseason it looked like the Sox added the big bat to the middle ...

Ozzie Guillen “If we stay healthy and we pitch well, I think this ball club has a great chance.”

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Spring training is in the air at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona for Ozzie Guillen and his Chicago White Sox. Kenny Williams had a few tricks up his sleeve this offseason over on the South Side of Chicago for White Sox fans. Chicago not only retained first basemen Paul Konerko for ...

Oney Guillen Should Practice What He Preaches

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Once again, Oney Guillen is in the news. You probably know him as the son of Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen who was ushered out of the White Sox organization for making ill-timed and ill-mannered comments about the organization, mostly on Twitter. He was back at it again this week, ...

Paul Konerko Might Finish His Career With the White Sox After All

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

The White Sox made it pretty clear that their number one priority this offseason was re-signing Paul Konerko. They can check that off the list. It wasn’t easy to keep Konerko on the South Side , but he and the White Sox agreed to a three-year, $37.5 million deal which ...

Adam Dunn Has Found A Home On the South Side of Chicago

Monday, December 6th, 2010

After spending the last two seasons with the Washington Nationals, Adam Dunn agreed to terms with the Chicago White Sox over the weekend when he signed a four-year, $56 million contract.  Dunn was arguably the most-coveted hitter on the market and is known around baseball to do whatever is asked ...

Ozzie Guillen: “The Biggest Headache In The Clubhouse Is Me.”

Friday, August 27th, 2010

It's clear that the Chicago White Sox want Manny Ramirez - Ozzie Guillen says as much below - but there are a few more steps to go before that can actually happen and other teams could technically prevent it. It is definitely interesting that the team is so publicly open ...

Guillen Not Yet Ready to Say “I Told You So”

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

The Chicago White Sox started the season just 9-14 in the month of April. They were just 26-32 through the first week of June. And all the while, fans and pundits were wondering just how long Ozzie Guillen would be around as the team's manager. One month, an 11-game winning streak ...