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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #50 on: June 09, 2011, 02:50:00 pm »
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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #51 on: June 09, 2011, 03:06:05 pm »
A good 3 week stretch in April does not a renaissance make...

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #52 on: June 09, 2011, 03:09:35 pm »
Renaissance?   I thought we were only talking reclamation.   Wake me when Humber has at least half a season of success.

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #53 on: June 09, 2011, 03:59:01 pm »
Funny that we've never seen a reclamation project work on the offensive side...

Lillibridge??

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #54 on: June 09, 2011, 04:14:35 pm »
Coooooooop!

Funny that we've never seen a reclamation project work on the offensive side...

Carlos Quentin.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/q/quentca01.shtml

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #55 on: June 09, 2011, 04:48:16 pm »
I think I would take Milledge over Rios, and I am not kidding

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #56 on: June 09, 2011, 04:58:00 pm »
Darren Jackson was also a successful offensive reclamation project of the White Sox.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/j/jacksda03.shtml

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #57 on: June 13, 2011, 11:04:15 am »
I think I would take Milledge over Rios, and I am not kidding

Rios has heated up. Multi-hit games last 3 or 4. Whatever he was doing wrong, Coop fixed it.

And yes, I meant Coop. He's working on the hitters now that he has the rotation pitching well...

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #58 on: June 13, 2011, 11:15:37 am »
That makes perfect sense, as we can see where "Walk" has been helping Santos, et al lately.

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #59 on: June 13, 2011, 11:33:08 am »
ISF, I saw where my comment looked bad one Rios started hitting, but I am not holding up hope for it to continue.

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #60 on: June 13, 2011, 12:16:28 pm »
ISF, I saw where my comment looked bad one Rios started hitting, but I am not holding up hope for it to continue.

They showed a couple of "before / after" pictures of Rios on Saturday (before the multi-game benching / after the multi-game benching).

Before the benching, he was holding his hands low... really low around his waist.  His front side elbow (left elbow) wad pretty much straight.

Now, he's holding his bat a little higher - about chest high.

Basically stuff everyone here's been talking about being wrong with his mechanics.

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #61 on: June 13, 2011, 12:44:00 pm »
Rios sure has one strange batting stance.   

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #62 on: June 13, 2011, 12:50:09 pm »
Yep, definitely a "do not try this at home kids".  ;D

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #63 on: June 13, 2011, 01:31:28 pm »
I think I would take Milledge over Rios, and I am not kidding

Sorry... but one more time...

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #64 on: June 24, 2011, 09:08:18 am »
Excellent headline on the Sox' site today.

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #65 on: June 24, 2011, 12:07:25 pm »
Heh.... finally, we know that anagram means

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #66 on: June 30, 2011, 02:07:34 am »
Jay Mariotti to stand trial on stalking and assault charges

Former ESPN personality Jay Mariotti must stand trial on felony stalking and assault charges in connection with allegations by his ex-girlfriend, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday.

Mariotti, a former sports columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times who appeared frequently on ESPN's "Around the Horn," faces up to five years in state prison if convicted on all counts. He has pleaded not guilty to those charges as well as to two misdemeanor counts of disobeying a court order.

Andrew Blankstein of The Times' L.A. Now blog reports:

Prosecutors contend that Mariotti confronted his ex-girlfriend the same day a court ordered him to stay away from her. In addition, they say he argued with his former girlfriend again outside a Venice restaurant April 15. He allegedly pulled a chunk of her hair out and grabbed her cellphone while shouting at her, prosecutors said.

Read more: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/06/former-espn-personality-jay-mariotti-held-to-answer-on-stalking-charges.html

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #67 on: June 30, 2011, 07:58:09 pm »
putting new meaning into the phrase "media coverage."

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #68 on: July 07, 2011, 01:17:58 pm »
Braves second baseman Dan Uggla (like Adam Dunn) hasn't had much to hang his hat on through the first half of this season. But if the past two games are any indication, he (but not Dunn) has a reason for optimism for the rest of the year.

"It's confidence, man," Uggla (not Dunn) said. "You get a couple hits, you start getting a couple walks, you're seeing the ball -- it builds your confidence. You've got to have confidence when you're hitting."

Uggla (like Dunn) has ranked near the bottom of the league in many offensive categories this season, but he (not Dunn) has been riding a recent hot streak against the Rockies.
His (not Dunn's) multihit performances in the two games prior to Thursday's series finale marked just the second time this season he'd accomplished that feat.
"I think our little second baseman (not the Sox' big DH) is heating up a little bit," manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "That's good."

On Tuesday, Uggla (not Dunn) went 2-for-2 with a towering home run to left and a double to right. On Wednesday, he went 2-for-3 with another blast into left, to go along with a single.
He'd also walked four times during the series, entering Thursday.

"You go up there and you know you're going to get a hit," Uggla (not Dunn) said. "Just knowing that in your mind, you're confident. It helps."

Uggla isn't concerning himself with his first-half numbers (like Dunn might be) -- a .183 batting average (better than Dunn) and a .256 on-base percentage (somehow worse than Dunn) entering Thursday -- but is instead focusing on how he can
continue to help keep the Braves within striking distance of the National League East-leading Phillies.

"All I'm worried about it doing what I can to help this team win," he said. "I know if I'm doing what I'm capable of doing that I'm going to be able to help out. This team (not the Sox)
has been amazing (vs. lucky, like the Sox) with putting together enough runs to win as many games as we have, with this great pitching staff and bullpen that we have."

The Braves have seen an offensive outburst like this from Uggla before. The key for him now is to sustain this recent success.

"It's not all of a sudden," Gonzalez said. "I think since that Houston trip [June 10-13], we started seeing some signs. It just takes a little while sometimes."




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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #71 on: July 21, 2011, 09:31:30 am »
CBSSports.com senior writer Evan Brunell reported Wednesday that White Sox 1B Adam Dunn has thought about considering retirement while being mired in a seemingly never-ending slump this season. The story was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. ďIf Iím not having fun anymore, Iíll go home,Ē Dunn said. ďFlat out. Iíll go home. I mean that. Swear to goodness. Iíll. Go. Home. I enjoy playing. Even though I suck. Or have been sucking. I enjoy playing the game. Love it. But as soon as I lose that, Iím gone, dude. Itís true." Dunn was held out of Wednesday's game with a sore knee.


I think he should do that... that gets us out from under that **** contract.

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #72 on: July 21, 2011, 09:37:27 am »
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I think he should do that... that gets us out from under that ****ing contract.

Or maybe come back next year with a fresh start and possibly go back to being the guy who can hit 40 bombs a year? That is possible you know.  A lot of players go through struggling times. Remember Konerko in 2003? Granted, no one has been as bad as Dunn is this year but I still think it's silly to claim someone at "done"
 because of 1 bad season.  Give the guy another shot.



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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #73 on: July 21, 2011, 09:40:16 am »
Dunn needs a manager to play him at first base more - and a new hitting instructor.

That won't be happening anytime soon.

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Re: Media Coverage of the White Sox
« Reply #74 on: July 21, 2011, 09:44:23 am »
I'm all for giving him another shot... havent really called him out so far this year... waiting out the slump...

But if he has the attitude that he wants to quit... then retire. thats just fine. dont just go thru the motions like rios and collect a check.

I've also been asking for him to be on he field... LF or 1b for months now... let him start 5-10 games in the field straight and see how he does.

 

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