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    Favorite Personal White Sox Player Interaction

    One of the best I've had was with Tyler Flowers of all people. I had a broken, game-used bat of his and handed it to him to have it signed. He was joking that he has signed so many during his session, and didn't know why the Sox were getting rid of all of them. It was authenticated so it had a MLB holo on it, and I had looked it up before hand to see the result. He wanted to know what the result was, so I told him. Ground into a 6-4-3 DP against the Twins. He sighed and goes, "yeah... I do that a lot." Thomas, Pierzynski, Ozzie, Buehrle, Wise, Delmonico, Palka, Anderson, and Courtney Hawins have all been great too. I've probably met close to 200+ players at this point, so I have quite a few stories/interactions. Some of the worst have been Sale, Aardsma, and Jenks.
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    Anderson leaves game with apparent injury

    Anderson did witness Burger blow his out. I'm sure that is what happened. Regardless, who cares - he got best case scenario.
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    ChiSox @ BoSox, 6/25, 6:10 CT, NSCH

    Why not let him bunt? He can still crawl can't he?!?
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    Anderson leaves game with apparent injury

    Fingers crossed. Might have missed a big one.
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    Jon Jay reinstated

    I think Cole is going to start with Corbin's deal and go from there, which unfortunately removes the Sox from even having any remote chance. If they end up with a starter it's going to be a Tier B starter.
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    Rangers and Sox Game Thread

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    Sox sign Hector Santiago

    Hahn is trolling us.
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    2019 MiLB catch all thread

    No joke, but Hector Santiago is back on a MiLB deal: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/06/white-sox-sign-hector-santiago-2.html
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    GT Chicago vs Chicago, 6/19/19, 7:05 CT

    Was just going to say the same thing. Jay is on the 60-day, so someone is going to have to be DFA. Not sure there's anyone they can transfer for that long of a period. Maybe Burr?
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    2019 MiLB catch all thread

    Sox apparently have picked up OF Jacob Scavuzzo. He was released by the Padres at the beginning of June. Never heard of the guy, but appears to have decent power.
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    RF options are bleak...any other ideas?

    He is, but he's been hurt for over a month. No clue what's wrong with him.
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    Let's talk Eloy hitting cleanup

    Personally, I'd like to see this right now: 2. Moncada 3. Jimenez 4. Abreu 5. McCann
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    Trade for Clint Frazier?

    I don't think the Sox have anything the Yankees would want. I'd be shocked if they move him for anything other than a MLB caliber starter.
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    Trade for Clint Frazier?

    Frazier apparently did not report to SWB yesterday. He has until tonight to do so but he’s clearly taking his sweet ass time getting there. Also read he unfollowed a lot of Yankees IG accounts. Pretty apparent he’s trying to send a message to the Yankees.
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    GT Chicago v Chicago, 6/18/19, 7:05 CT

    What are chances Eloy belts out a "Hi Cubs!!!" in the postgame interview? HAHAHA
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    GRate to get Netting to the Foul Poles

    C'mon, you know I'm referring to these type of catches:
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    GRate to get Netting to the Foul Poles

    I have a feeling in a few years we'll end up seeing this.
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    GRate to get Netting to the Foul Poles

    Effectively Wild podcast recently debated this and the best argument they could come up with against the netting is that it will impact the player-fan interaction that MLB already struggles with. We aren't going to get to see any of those great into-the-stands diving catches anymore, and it will be harder for kids to interact with players before games. That is a shame to some degree.
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    Collins getting called up

    Gonna be hard for him with Hamels and Lester expected to start. I'd be surprised if we see him starting either game against the Cubs lefties.
  20. He’s been pretty dominate this year, so I don’t think he’s at the bottom, but the Sox need to ask themselves is it worth acquiring another Ryan Cordell-type player due to the amount of arms available? All the bullpen arms we thought would be the foundation have had issues. Fry regressed, Burdi has not returned to form, Burr, Hamilton, and Johnson are hurt. Vieira and Ruiz are wildly inconsistent. I think Colome has more value at the present to the Sox than other teams. You only move him if you get an overpay, which I think is unlikely.
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    Collins getting called up

    I believe he said something along the lines that Collins OBP is due to him not swinging, and not necessarily his ability to identify balls and strikes. I’m not sure how true this is, but maybe someone who has actually seen Collins consistently can weigh in how much of this is true. I don’t think Collins will have a 20% walk rate in the majors, but I can’t imagine it’s going to fall off a cliff.
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    Collins getting called up

    I think you're absolutely right. Alonso will be cut when the time comes. Collins is going to be one of those C/1B/DH hybrid players similar to how the Astros used Evan Gattis, which I'm perfectly fine with. I'm curious to see how he holds up against MLB pitching. He's not the worst thing to bury in the 7th or 8th spot in a lineup, and can't be any worse than Alonso's sorry ass. I honestly wouldn't be surprised to see him hit a HR in his first game. Seems like the type of guy where that power stroke could be noticeable immediately.
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    Sox vs Yankees - 6/15 6:10pm

    Wonder is this is Cease related?
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    Jordan Stephens Claimed by CLE

    He's had a rough go of things at the AAA level. Seems like a middle relief option if he can ever figure out how to keep the ball in the park.
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    Sox vs Nats - 6/11/19 7:10pm

    Agreed. Really hope he hits the ground running.