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It's entirely understandable at this juncture why Hahn isn't being hailed as a genius when it comes to evaluating and signing free agent talent.
Despite gang of nine and general lack of ability.
Finishing what they've started.
Look no further than the past week if you question whether the White Sox are a vastly improved aggregation than the dismal product of the past two rebuilding seasons.
Losing never is easy, and the first target is the man in charge. Despite the criticism, Renteria appears even-keeled. There have been no temper tantrums or ragging on players or unhappy fans. He remains positive and good-natured. These qualities don't necessarily translate to a winning ballclub, but at least let's wait until the guy can put a legitimate major league lineup on the field.
Maybe I needn't be such a sourpuss. This game will make lots of people curious, engaged, and gleeful. But just who will get to see it, and for how much?
Feats and feet-shooting.
It's the Cubs and Astros all over again!
Don't pity the White Sox.
The pipeline is producing.
The season now is right at its halfway point, and the Sox, standing at 39-42, are a far different ballclub than a year ago when they were 28-53 on their way to 100 losses. Sox faithful, those days are ovah!
It boils down to this, Mr. Chairman.
Credit a coach and a catcher.
"You may not believe this, but they're having an election right now to see who gets to play in what they call the All-Star Game . . . "
When it doesn't add up.
Envying the Twins' way.
If and when that happens, we can stomach a few more games of TBD pitching for the White Sox.
Maybe it's time we all backed off a bit and simply let the kids play.
Bat flips and dugout celebrations only go so far. Winning is what keeps bringing us back.
Long list of losers.
For the present-day White Sox, a challenge of immense magnitude.
It's time to take a hard look at the longtime pitching guru.
If Tim Anderson gets just one hit in his next 24 at-bats, he'll still be hitting over .300. The Cubs have the worst ERA in baseball. And we now know who Ramon Laureano is.
You have to start somewhere.
His defense got fixed overnight last week.
Or maybe the White Sox could have offered Manny Machado a dollar more than the Padres.
Given all the factors, if the Sox don't land Machado, they simply just don't have the glamour and pizzazz to attract a player of his caliber.
Bill Veeck was right - again.
It's entirely understandable at this juncture why Hahn isn't being hailed as a genius when it comes to evaluating and signing free agent talent.Continue reading "Hahn's Hits & Misses" »
Posted on Sep 23, 2019