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White Sox Give Ventura Contract Extension

January 25, 2014

The Chicago White Sox signed manager Robin Ventura to a contract extension announced Friday in conjunction with the start of SoxFest. After all, if your team went 63-99 last season, isn’t that the move to make? Ventura, who turned down a contract extension in 2013, must have taken a look around to see how few […]

Humber Delivers Letterman Top 10 Number

April 24, 2012

Thanks to the perfect game that Chicago White Sox pitcher Philip Humber threw against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday (April 21), the right-hander has been immortalized (well, as much as can be with mortals). There is a poem (for better or verse) about him one one of this site’s favorite sites: Bardball.com, which lives up […]

Ozzie’s Exit Marks the Spot for Sox Opportunity

September 27, 2011

The Ozzie Guillen era as Chicago White Sox manager ended somewhat abruptly Monday night. It came with a 4-3 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays at U.S. Cellular Field. And without much class — or at the very least without much grace. Rebuffed by owner Jerry Reinsdorf when he sought a contract extension with one […]

White Sox Hopes Don’t Add Up

September 7, 2011

Oh, sure. Now the White Sox are playing like the team some folks thought would finish atop the American League Central this season. Better late than never? Something says it might be too late. Not that anyone on the editorial staff at elliottharris.com is a math whiz or anything, but the calculating is fairly simple. […]

Sox Season Could Be Worse

September 4, 2011

OK, so the White Sox had a little trouble with the Detroit Tigers over the weekend. For Sox fans to give up would be like for Gen. George Custer to give up after the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Oh, wait. he was killed in that disastrous skirmish (look it up in a book in […]

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