Author: chorizy

RIP John Slade

WARNING: This is not a baseball post Earlier this week, we lost one of the great heroes of my childhood.  The great John Slade. I...

The One Hitter…..Follow Up on The Dutch Oven

I recently wrote about Derek Holland and the unique position he and the Sox were in.  You can read about it here: https://fromthe108.com/2017/07/20/the-one-hitter-the-dutch-oven/ But basically,...

The Single Season HR Record

Most days, I try my best to avoid ESPN.  But the other day I saw a poll about the single season HR record.  Here it...

The One Hitter…..The Dutch Oven

With how well Reynaldo Lopez is pitching combined with Miguel Gonzalez returning to the rotation, our eyes are on the back end of the rotation...

#FAKETRADES – Chorizy-E Predictions

Beefloaf has some bold predictions, but I think he’s a little off.  It’s also possible that Clarence Beeks came through for him and got him...

The MLB Draft

As much time as the 108ers spend roaming around high school and college campuses, we don’t know much at all about what’s going on baseball-wise...

Why I don’t care about Beer

Let me immediately put you at ease.  I am not talking about the beer you drink.  I care very much about that.  What I’m talking...

Best Baseball Movies of All Time

If you’ve ever sat with us in the 108, you know that we don’t limit our talk to just baseball.  Whether it be booze or...

Pace of Play is Pure Poppycock

You got me, I really just wanted to use the phrase “pure poppycock” and have a pic from Dodgeball. But really, Pace of Play is...

The 5 – Stupid Baseball Rules

Intentional Walk is now a dugout signal Congratulations MLB!  You’ve saved about 10 seconds per game.  Sit back and watch the millennials flood in. Intentional...

The 5 – Running on the Field

The White Sox have a checkered past with fans running on the field.  Whether it be Disco Demolition or the Ligues or just the three...

Team Chemistry

You may think I’m about to talk about the imaginary thing that people always say winning team’s have: Team Chemistry.  The kind of thing that...

The Real Hot Stove

The rebuild is in full swing, and that means good things for the future.  But I’m not here to talk about that.  I’m here to...

The Kenny Williams Dream Team

I am all in for the rebuild and I really hope they do it.  So let’s, for a few moments, imagine that they do.  And...

All-Star Game: The Mid-Summer Atrocity

I usually start these with why I cannot totally hate something.  Not this time.  The All-Star Game is terrible in every aspect.  So let’s go...

The Non-Beer Options – By Quernzy

Quernzy is the lovely partner/wife/drinking buddy to our very own Chorizy-E.  She likes a good time, even though she married a guy who looks like...

Do we really need “Guys Night”?

What are we talking about here? The White Sox from time to time come up with promotions to try to fill seats.  Some of them...

The 5 – Left Handed DH

Pretty much everyone has written about the Sox need at DH and more specifically, a left handed DH.  I feel obligated to put together my...

Farewell John Danks – By Chorizy-E

When you’re old and gray like your buddy Chorizy-E, you build up regrets over time.  Whether it’s saying “Yes, clown in a van, I WOULD...

Conspiracy Theory: BBQ Chicken Pizza

Let me start by saying, I love that the Sox booted Digiorno and brought in Beggars.  I went to about 35 games last year and...

Keep Your Balls Off The Field -Chorizy-E

As much as I love going to baseball games, there are a few things I cannot stand.  MySoxSummer already covered “the wave”: My video made...