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The White Sox Report: Let's Play Two, Like We Used To!

The factory worker, cab drivers and the people flipping burgers at McDonald's in many cases have been priced out of the market. Catering to those folks ended long ago.

Posted on May 29, 2017
Keywords: Chris Sale, Matt Davidson, Ricky Renteria

The Ghost Of Dayan Viciedo

Quit the hyperbole and just let the kids take their time.

Posted on May 22, 2017
Keywords: Dayan Viciedo, Luis Robert, Yoan Moncada

Alarming Weirdness

On Saturday, more than 29,000 fans jammed the park for a chance to see these two developing ballclubs. Well, that's not really true. The giveaway of a Hawk Harrelson alarm clocks was the real draw.

Posted on May 15, 2017
Keywords: Hawk Harrelson

Rebuilding And Racists

The nights will be cold. The crowds will be sparse. Spending $9.75 for a Modelo Especial is excessive. The drama won't come from the fans. No, it will be all about whether this ballclub can maintain respectability as the rebuild continues. Just the way it should be.

Posted on May 8, 2017
Keywords: Adam Jones, Curt Schilling, Dylan Covey, Tim Anderson

Outperforming April

Firing on all cylinders - except catching the ball.

Posted on May 1, 2017
Keywords: Avisail Garcia, Tim Anderson

Hitless Wonders

There has been virtually no criticism of hitting coach Todd Steverson. We'll see how long that lasts.

Posted on Apr 24, 2017
Keywords: Ricky Renteria, Todd Steverson

Not Irrelevant

Not yet, anyway.

Posted on Apr 17, 2017
Keywords: Avisail Garcia, Matt Davidson, Ricky Renteria

What About Avi?

The next David Ortiz or the next Thad Bosley?

Posted on Apr 10, 2017
Keywords: Avisail Garcia, Yoan Moncada

Unlovable Losers

There's nothing cute or lovable about a bad ballclub on the South Side.

Posted on Apr 3, 2017
Keywords: Luke Appling, Rick Renteria, Ted Lyons

Renteria's Record

The right man for the job.

Posted on Mar 19, 2017
Keywords: Carson Fulmer, Rick Renteria

The Pace Of The Game

Maybe it's time that MLB sheds its inferiority complex and celebrates the three hours that folks can spend at the ballpark with friends and family, watching a ballgame, eating a hot dog, and drinking a beer.

Posted on Mar 6, 2017
Keywords: Barry Bonds, Chris Sale, Jackie Robinson

Putting The Spring In Spring Training

This is a world of athletes with optimistic hopes of reaching the next level amid blue skies, warm temperatures and encouragement from coaches, fans, and teammates. And it can't be rushed.

Posted on Feb 28, 2017
Keywords: Blake Smith, Tommy Lasorda

Sale, All Smiles, Sold

Ready to leave throwback uniforms and children in the clubhouse in arrears.

Posted on Dec 7, 2016
Keywords: Chris Sale, Luis Alexander Basabe, Victor Diaz, Yoan Moncada. Michael Kopech

The Season In Verse | Back Up The Hearse

It actually got worse.

Posted on Oct 2, 2016
Keywords: Adam LaRoche, Chris Sale, Guaranteed Rate Field, James Shields, Rick Renteria, Robin Ventura

Venerating Vin

He rooted for baseball, not the Dodgers.

Posted on Sep 26, 2016
Keywords: Hawk Harrelson, Jason Benetti, Steve Stone, Vin Scully

Reload

The only "rebuild" this team needs is in the manager's office and the bullpen.

Posted on Sep 19, 2016
Keywords: Robin Ventura

Ask About The Curve

Interested fans can learn all kinds of information at Sox games.

Posted on Sep 12, 2016
Keywords: Carlos Rodon, Chris Sale, Friendly Bob Adams, Hamm's, Miguel Gonzalez, Peyronie's disease, White Owl

Fly The Coop

If you listen to Hawk Harrelson, Don Cooper is one of the game's elite pitching coaches . . .

Posted on Sep 5, 2016
Keywords: David Robertson, Don Cooper, Francisco Liriano, Jake Peavy, James Shields, Jeff Samardzija

Chili Sell-Off

The team's new direction: online mortgages.

Posted on Aug 29, 2016
Keywords: Brooks Boyer, Luke Appling, Victor Ciardelli

Rick's Picks

Have any of his deals really worked out?

Posted on Aug 22, 2016
Keywords: Adam Dunn, Adam Eaton, Addison Reed, Jeff Samardzija, Rick Hahn, Todd Frazier

Clown Show

Another creative way to lose a ballgame.

Posted on Aug 15, 2016
Keywords: Andy The Clown, Joe McEwing, The San Diego Chicken, Wild Bill Hagy

Abreu Awakens

It's not much, but it's all we have.

Posted on Aug 8, 2016
Keywords: Hawk Harrelson, Jose Abreu, Steve Stone

It's Tilson Time!

In a lost season, why not?

Posted on Aug 1, 2016
Keywords: Anthony Ranaudo, Charlie Tilson

Sale's Scissors

Had Sale been handed the shorts and knee socks, there's no telling what degree of devastation might have ensued.

Posted on Jul 25, 2016
Keywords: Bill Veeck, Chris Sale, David Robertson

Fire Sale

Tank time.

Posted on Jul 18, 2016
Keywords: Branch Rickey, Ralph Kiner

All-Star Laments

If Robin Ventura were the most interesting manager in baseball, he might proclaim, "We don't often lose, but when we do, we prefer to be shut out."

Posted on Jul 10, 2016
Keywords: Chris Sale, Pete Rose, Ted Williams

Dead And Alive

Schrodinger's baseball team.

Posted on Jul 4, 2016
Keywords: Austin Jackson, Avisail Garcia, Chris Sale, Jose Quintana, Justin Morneau, Matt Davidson, Melky Cabrera, Tim Anderson, Todd Frazier

Robin Lives

Changing managers mid-stream rarely works anyway.

Posted on Jun 27, 2016
Keywords: Chris Sale, Curt Motton, Jack Harshman, Junior Lake, Pete Richert, Robin Ventura

Circus Trip

Put a tent over it.

Posted on Jun 20, 2016
Keywords: Dioner Navarro, James Shields, Matt Purke, Nate Jones, Robin Ventura

The Unsavior Is Here

One thing's for sure: the Sox can't be any worse with Tim Anderson.

Posted on Jun 13, 2016
Keywords: Chris Sale, Dayan Viciedo, Gordon Beckham, Tim Anderson, Zach Collins

TrackNotes: Clouds Over The Preakness

Cloud computing's convenience is the nicotine of the digital age.

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Posted on May 26, 2017

The Beachwood Radio Sports Hour #154: Dear Cubs: Make It Stop

Please, no more cereal, no more themed road trips, no more hero worship of mundane acts. Plus: The Quintana Question; John Fox Is The Sean Spicer Of The Bears; Preds-Pens; and Schweinsteiger!

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Posted on May 26, 2017

Breaking Beachwood Sports Feed!