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Electric, indefatigable and, finally, undenied.
In just about all aspects during this series, the Sox were woefully inadequate.
If the Sox are eliminated early next week, chances are a careless mistake will be the culprit.
For aficionados of a ballclub that launches into a rebuild, the early years move at a snail's pace. Ninety-five losses four years ago followed by 100 and 89 the next two seasons before earning a wild card playoff berth a year ago.
The surest bet is that in the next five years all the aspiring wiseguys will be able to wager at pari-mutuel windows in our city's major sports venues. Ironically, the one place where this has been true for almost 100 years, Arlington Park, will have been reduced to rubble.
Lot C and home field advantage.
40,320 to be exact.
Dallas Keuchel and Reynaldo Lopez going in oddly opposite directions.
Is Yoan Moncada actually the team's best player?
Starters, starters, starters,
History repeats itself by crushing schoolchildren everywhere except New York and LA.
As PointsBet buries the message, call 1-800-GAMBLER if problems arise.
A must-win series? Hardly.
Red flag: The Sox have pummeled teams with losing records this season to the tune of 38-11. They're 16-24 against the clubs with winning ledgers.
It was a joyous month, but chances are we'll never see Yermín Mercedes around these parts again.
So between the Sox dinky attack, the Santiago affair, Abreu's injury, and Hendriks giving up the game-winner, we did something Sunday that we haven't done in years.
Tony's troops still holding it down.
The wins have piled up right along with the injuries.
Did anyone mention that La Russa's 2,388 losses also are second only to Mack's 3,948? That's what longevity can do.
Trying to decipher Tony La Russa's much-reviled old-school tactic.
Over a short span the club can get hot, but reality tends to prevail during a 162-game marathon.
This might sound panicky and an overreaction, but the events of the past two nights have made today's game pivotal to the this season's journey.
The new fan experience so far.
Yasmani Grandal's abysmal batting average is only part of the story.
Let's just say that the criticism aimed at La Russa has been overly severe while few can argue that La Russa is the same manager he was at Oakland and St. Louis.
Nicky Two Strikes, Yaz and the Yerminator.
Some are perfectos, and others are like Edwin Jackson's.
This is not complicated.
From the Pecos League to the record books.
A den of "gunmen, highway robbers, card sharks, con men, and shady ladies."Continue reading "The World's Greatest College Football Report Bowl Series 2021 Pt. 4: Hell's Half Acre" »
Posted on Dec 22, 2021
Something about the swirl of stale sweat, spilled coffee and warming pretzels make for a mix that can't be described and must be experienced.Continue reading "The World's Greatest College Football Report Bowl Series 2021 Pt 3: Victory Fries & Mushy Bananas" »
Posted on Dec 22, 2021
In the value pick of the day.Continue reading "The World's Greatest College Football Report, Bowl Series Pt. 2: Stomping James Carville" »
Posted on Dec 18, 2021
While tailgating doesn't measure up to curing cancer, it is pretty awesome.Continue reading "The World's Greatest College Football Report, Special Edition: Rockets & Roosters" »
Posted on Dec 16, 2021