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WATCH: Frank Thomas gives emotional HOF induction speech

There are few things more powerful than raw emotion exuded by an athlete thanking a parent after accomplishing something incredible. We saw Kevin Durant getting choked up when he thanked his mother after receiving his NBA MVP award earlier this year. And on Sunday, it was Frank Thomas who had trouble getting through his Hall of Fame induction speech as he fought through tears to...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Frank Thomas Cooperstown special on CSN must see TV

Retired Chicago White Sox legend Frank Thomas is an MLB analyst for Fox Sports 1 and Comcast SportsNet Chicago. As Thomas enters the Hall of Fame today, CSN Chicago presented a documentary on the extraordinary career and life of Frank Thomas. Narrated by radio host and lifelong White Sox fan Richard Roeper, “Welcome to Cooperstown: Frank Thomas” premiered Thursday, July 17. I...
Via The Sports Bank
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chris Sale tosses eight shutout innings as White Sox win

getty images Chris Sale continued to pitch well on Saturday night as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins 7-0. Sale cruised though the Twins lineup allowing five hits and two walks while recording 12 strikeouts in eight innings of work. With the win he is now 10-1 on the season with a 1.88 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, and 122/19 K/BB ratio in 110 innings. He will face the Twins...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Checking in on Adam Eaton

There was a lot of head scratching going on before the season started when the Arizona Diamondbacks traded two promising young players in Adam Eaton (25-years-old) and Tyler Skaggs (22-years-old) for basically a lumbering power hitter and two minor league players that do not appear to be going anywhere. Sure, there is a power shortage in the Majors and Trumbo can hit homers,...
Via The Flagrant Fan
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Benches clear twice during minor league game

Things got a little out of hand Friday night between the Double-A affiliates of the Chicago White Sox and Miami Marlins. Up 5-1 in the ninth inning, Birmingham Barons infielder Jeremy Farrell crossed homeplate and bumped into Jacksonville Suns pitcher Matt Ramsey, who was backing up the play.  According to Suns manager Andy Barkett, it was Farrell that ignited the brawl by jawing...
Via Hall of Very Good
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jose Abreu Blasts Home Run Number 30

Posted to Go Go White SoxJose Abreu hit his 30th home run of the season in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins tonight, and it was a shot. Your browser does not support iframes. Abreu also became the third fastest player in MLB history to 30 homeruns .@79JoseAbreu became the 3rd fastest player in @MLB history to hit 30 career HRs (89 games) behind Rudy York (79) & Mark...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilkins, Ravelo Emerging as Future Options

With Paul Konerko set to retire after the 2014 season and Adam Dunn’s contract expiring, the role of 1B/DH alongside prodigy Jose Abreu could be up for grabs next season. We’ve heard the common names and options by now. Dayan Viciedo, if he’s still around, makes sense if a stronger defensive outfielder is signed in free agency. If Avisail Garcia fails to regain full arm strength...
Via Grab Some Bench
2 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox and Cubs On Hand To Watch Cuban Superstar

Posted to MLB News & RumorsThe White Sox and Cubs will be on hand in Miami to watch what could be the next superstar ball player to come out of Cuba. Scouts from around MLB are flocking to Miami to watch free agent outfielder Rusney Castillo, who has been said to be like “Brett Gardner with power.” The Sox and Cubs are part of a list of teams on hand that include, The Yankees...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Injury Update: Zach Putnam placed on DL

Chicago White Sox reliever Zach Putnam has been placed on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. According to Patrick Donnelly of MLB.com, Andre Rienzo will take Putnam's place on the roster. Donnelly quoted manager Robin Ventura, who suggested that Putnam's injury was minor but the team didn't want to risk him taking the mound at less than full health...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Petricka (RP, CWS) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues ANALYSIS: With the recent news that Zach Putnam has been placed on the DL earlier today, some more clarity has has been shed onto the White Sox bullpen situation. Jake Petricka should now have the opportunity to handle the closer duties all to himself, at least in the short term, making him […]
Via RotoBaller
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Pitchers Frank Thomas Owned

Posted to Chicago White SoxFormer Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas is getting set for his Cooperstown induction this weekend. The Big Hurt was a no brainer for the Hall of Fame, and one of his best assets with being a great hitter, was his ability for the longball. Thomas had 521 career home runs which came against 336 different pitchers. Here we take a look at the top 10 pitchers...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Rumors: John Danks available but not to everyone

John Danks could very well be dealt at the trade deadline.  Danks is having a modest year, going 8-6 with a 4.35 ERA in twenty starts for the White Sox.  He's garnering a lot of trade interest according to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation:"Danks has reportedly caught the Yankees' eye and would make sense for the Cardinals or Blue Jays, though his current contract status...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Dunn's fly ball bounces twice on top of wall (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A fly ball hit by Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn amazingly took two bounces on the top of the outfield wall before coming back into play during Friday night's game against Houston, and it has to be seen to be believed.In the bottom of the fourth, Astros left fielder L.J. Hoes failed to time his leap properly to make the catch on Dunn...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: White Sox coach's aggressive crotch adjustment

Chicago White Sox bench coach Mark Parent clearly was in a state of great crotchal discomfort while seated in the dugout during Tuesday’s tilt against the Boston Red Sox. But instead of using some discretion and making a subtle adjustment in order to alleviate it, Parent went all-out, engaging in some serious tugging and jostling […] The post White Sox bench coach Mark Parent’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Teams should never, ever give out white ponchos

KKK rally at the ballpark? Nope — the White Sox just gave out white hooded ponchos on a rainy night. pic.twitter.com/cR1648fAiz — Paul Lukas (@UniWatch) July 3, 2014 In a perfect example of how the best of intents can result in the most unfortunate and unintended consequences, the Chicago White Sox handed on white rain […] The post White Sox give white rain ponchos to fans...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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