Wednesday Mar 5
Bullpen situation getting scary for Sox
Already revamped by trades that erased veterans Jesse Crain and Matt Thornton last season and Addison Reed over the winter, the Sox are scrambling with issues on several fronts in spring training.
Maybe this is a sign the White Sox should have a closer-by-committee
Somewhere between Matt Lindstrom's oblique and Nate Jones ' butt, it hit me; perhaps series of minor injuries that disrupt little but this tiny period of time left to determine between a host of good, but not-dominant relievers is a sign that such a process is a bit of a folly.
Yankees Q & A: Matt Thornton
The Yankees signed former Red Sox lefty reliever Matt Thornton after losing Boone Logan to the Colorado Rockies in the offseason.
Opportunity knocking for newly-acquired Thornton
Background: Matt Thornton is a hard-throwing, veteran lefty reliever from Three Rivers, Michigan.
Rick Hahn, Robin Ventura hold out hope for the playoffs
While lowering the bar on expectations for 2014 by stripping away expensive contracts for proven veterans Jake Peavy, Alex Rios and Matt Thornton, the White Sox managed to raise their fan-approval rating a notch by outlining a believable plan for the future and following through on it with the acquisition of young, unproven players such as Jose ... (more)
The myth of renewal
Still the same, Phegley Phegley's still the saaaaame. Losing game-to-gameeeee // Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports It's probably not good practice, nor a good sign personally for me after four seasons of blogging, to still be getting embroiled in a dissection of Hawk Harrelson's analysis of his favorite team.
South Side Sox
Reviewing the White Sox's old beefs with new umpires
The seven umps promoted to full-time MLB duty have butted heads with various members of the White Sox over the last few seasons Major League Baseball and the umpires union took one step closer to approving expanded instant replay by bulking up the umpiring corps .