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About BFirebird

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    Late Inning Replacement
  • Birthday 11/18/1981

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    Birmingham Barons (AA)
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    Avid fan that loves news and gossip
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    Paul Konerko
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    Gordon Beckham
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    WS 2005
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  1. BFirebird

    Playoff game parking question

    What was the end result? I didn’t purchase parking yet…is it really through Park Whiz?
  2. BFirebird

    Today is Clinch Day… Date Yourself

    Purdue fan here. I try to forget that Elite 8 game…..
  3. BFirebird

    Today is Clinch Day… Date Yourself

    I was 27 and just married in August of 2008. Now I am about to turn 40 (ugggh) with 2 kids and a dog. Sox need to do this more often.
  4. BFirebird

    Do the White Sox have new minority ownership?

    Wouldn't that depend on who's shares she purchased? Could she have bought some of the other minority shares so Reinsdorfs still have control still until they are fully ready to give it up? If true, it is an odd situation regardless. Maybe Jerry wanted to hand pick the next owner before he passes? Give up 30% now to get involved and then just sell the rest upon death or when just ready to do so?
  5. BFirebird

    2021-22 Free Agents

    Cleveland is going to have to play out of their minds to even get this close. There are only 33 games left.
  6. BFirebird


    I am in this camp. That is what we got him for. He didn’t have his best stuff but he got two outs without a run. Let him at least try to get out of it.
  7. And also how are the Guardians only at the spot right above us missing their entire starting rotation (including the CY Young favorite)?
  8. I don't like bunts either as sacrifices, but it looked like he was trying to bunt for a hit there, so I think it was a smart play. Sacrifice was worst case scenario in that situation (hit was the best case) and like you mentioned it is already the 8th inning and getting 2 guys in scoring position it is worth the out sacrifice in my book. Sacrificing in the 2nd inning or when you have 4-5 hard hit balls in a row is NOT the right situation to bunt.
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    Agree with this...Cleveland was class on the HBP and I think the team took note. Shouldn’t carry over. Need to start hitting better with RISP and they will go on a little run I hope. Get Eloy and Robert back and start mashing.
  10. BFirebird

    Eloy's Groin Injury Thread

    That’s good news. Thanks for the update.
  11. BFirebird

    7/30 CWS v CLE 7:10 PM CDT

    This is what concerns me with Tony. He is infatuated with the alternating lefty/righty and has to play all lefties vs a RHP.
  12. BFirebird

    Eloy's Groin Injury Thread

    I am more concerned with Eloy because there have been no updates.
  13. Both of these are just not true. Hernandez is a better version of Leury....and I think he has a team option for next year. Escobar .246/.300/.478 105 RC+ 2 WAR Cesar .231/.307/.431 100 RC+ 1.8 WAR Leury .247/.325/.348 90 RC+ 1.1 WAR Hernandez is also now our co-leader in HR.
  14. This is the key. Escobar was the original target by all accounts and he didn't pass the medicals. Hernandez is nearly a clone of a player as Escobar when you really look at it.
  15. Hernandez won the GG last year. Leury is barely average defensively at 2B. i think defensively it is a pretty big upgrade.