Category: Baseball

The Daniel Palka Issue.

Last week, 108 Friend King Mac posted this nugget – When the subject of Daniel Palka gets brought up, I might take it a little...

Nitting up the Crochet promotion

The 2020 baseball season has been one for aggressive promotions of young players. It makes sense, there is no minor league season for young players...

Tim Anderson – Lead Off Hitter

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Let’s talk about lineups

But one thing I can count on each and every day is that someone will complain about Ricky's lineup....

What if the White Sox……

LEAD THE AL CENTRAL WIRE TO WIRE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I sometimes day dream about what it would be like for the White Sox to be good and...

The Cleveland Spiders of 1899

However, what is so interesting about the Cleveland Spiders is not their name. It is how they pulled off the worst season in MLB history....

I saw live baseball….#NoKetchup

Last night I went to the Chicago Dogs baseball game with Wally$ and Mr. Hand. It was Opening Night and they were giving out Mike...

The White Sox 2020 Draft Coup

Rick Hahn had a great 2020 draft!!! I don’t often throw bouquets Mr. Hahn’s way. I know what you are going to say, yea, yea...

Baseball and Risk: 2020 Edition

The current situation with MLB, really all sports, is a fascinating case study to me. And with that AWAY WE GO....

48 Games????

Soooooo….the MLB Commissioner is going to decide when the season starts and how long it will go.  You can get in-depth coverage of the he...

FromThe108 and Our Community

So we came up with a few ideas to try to help our community. Because at the end of the day, that's what we're...

The 5 – Top 5 White Sox Players

It’s your favorite friend with questionable character, Aloha Mr. Hand. This story is specific to MY Top 5 players....

Yermin Mercedes and the Universal DH

It’s been a minute since I wrote anything in this space about the White Sox.  My note pad is actually currently filled with various esoteric...

BeefLoaf’s MLB Playoff Solution

Instead of the current version of the playoffs with 5 teams in each league...AND instead of that monstrosity in the table above...

The Moncada BABIP Blog

One thing that became pretty clear from the get butt, is that speed might not be that big of a factor...

The Aaron Bummer Deal….

Upon review of some comparable deals of relievers ... I have come to three possible conclusions as to the thesis behind this deal....

Nick Madrigal should start Opening Day

I imagine seeing this coming from our blog probably made you audibly gasp and possibly faint like the Polaner All Fruit lady from the ’80s....

The White Sox Parlay

This past week, we had our good friend Patrick Nolan come on the podcast to talk about the upcoming season. In general, we have similar...