Category: Chicago White Sox

Robin Ventura Feels More Comfortable Entering His Second Season as Manager in Chicago

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Things could have gone much worse for Robin Ventura in his first season as the Chicago White Sox manager. His team finished eight games above .500 and he was a finalist for American League Manager of the Year. At the same time, his Sox missed out on the playoffs. It ...

President Barack Obama Worries About Professional Sports Pricing Out Families

Monday, October 15th, 2012

With the presidential election looming, Barack Obama has plenty on his plate, but that doesn't mean he's forgetting about sports. He says he still watches ESPN's SportsCenter every morning when he wakes up, and if he's elected for four more years, there's no doubt he'll hear more about things like ...

President Barack Obama Weighs in on the Olympics, Penn State and Tim Tebow in New York

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

President Barack Obama has never been short of opinions when it comes to the world of sports. With the Olympics in session, baseball season in full stride, and football just around the corner, this time is no different. Obama says he disagrees with LeBron James and Kobe Bryant that they could ...

Kevin Youkilis Sets Out To Prove a Point After Being Traded to Chicago

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Kevin Youkilis has a couple of missions and he's not afraid to toss them out there. The long-time player and leader for the Boston Red Sox was dealt to the Chicago White Sox last month in a move that surprised many. Now, he says, he's out to prove those people ...

Adam Dunn has Jake Peavy as his Comeback Player of the Year, Can’t Explain the Reason Behind his Own Turnaround

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Oh what a difference a year makes in the case of Adam Dunn. The Chicago White Sox designated hitter arrived in the Windy City last year with high expectations and certainly failed to meet them. Dunn hit a brick wall and never quite got going at the plate hitting a ...

Robin Ventura Doesn’t Have an Innings Limit on Pitcher Chris Sale

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Last year was a rough one for the Chicago White Sox. Not only did they finish with a record under .500 but they also finished 16 games out of first place in the AL Central and Ozzie Guillen was on his way out of the windy city because the drama ...

Hawk Harrelson Turns to Advil After a Unloading On Umpire Mark Wegner Last Night

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

It has been a pretty rough week for Major League Baseball umpires. It started on Monday when Jim Leyland went on a post-game rant demanding accountability for umpiring mistakes and then last night, home plate umpire Mark Wegner felt the wrath of Chicago White Sox TV broadcaster Ken “Hawk” Harrelson. ...

Adam Dunn Is Determined to Put 2011 in the Rearview Mirror

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

After getting signed to a big contract last offseason by the Chicago White Sox, there were high expectations that Adam Dunn was going to provide the Sox with a big bat in the middle of the lineup. Things didn’t work out that way. In fact, Dunn’s streak of 30-plus home ...

Paul Konerko: “The right moves have been made here”

Monday, March 12th, 2012

Going into last season there were high expectations for the Chicago White Sox in the AL Central. Unfortunately for the South Siders things didn’t go according to plan. After a season where they finished under .500 and 16 games back of the first place Tigers, the White Sox decided to ...

Miami Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen: If Carlos Zambrano Is The Bull, I’m The Matador

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Ozzie Guillen was managing the team on the other side of Chicago while Carlos Zambrano pitched for the Chicago Cubs, but that doesn't mean he didn't realize the situation. He knows Zambrano personally and predicted he would win 15 games last year because he was passionate and wanted to prove ...