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  1. Welp… I sure am glad to have decided to take hi8is jr to the Dodgers game tonight instead of watching this horse s%*#. Dude. I can’t believe my son and I were there live when Pujos hit 699 and 700. The little guy talked me into going to get nachos in the third inning… so when Albert hit 700, we got to celebrate in that line. 😆 About 20 seconds before he hit it I sent my best friend this text: “I’m in line to get nachos for 20 bucks and Pujos is up again already. So he’ll probably do it now that we’re not watching.” Three minutes later… CRACK! Fucking priceless.
    6 points
  2. Sox medical staff and Hahn should be replaced based on this perplexing handling of Robert. Absolutely absurd.
    5 points
  3. Diekman was trash before the Sox traded for him. And the Sox chose to sign Kelly knowing he was hurt. Both horrendous moves at the time they were made.
    4 points
  4. If he needed rest why did it take a month to IL him? Rick Hahn retire b****
    4 points
  5. They completely screwed up Robert's season, just a complete clown show.
    4 points
  6. There are other ways of motivating players other than butt-kicking, but the very fact that they need butt-kicking in the first place sums up their lack of desire.
    4 points
  7. You can all bet your dicks that if they had swept Cleveland and they were in a position to get into the playoffs, he would have miraculously been cleared by the last series before the playoffs were to start.
    3 points
  8. LOL I wasn't saying Tim is going to be traded just that it was a possibility. No one is untouchable . When I was asked who would play SS the correct answer should've been how the heck would I know , but I gave him an example.
    3 points
  9. The idea that a team could spend this much money and disappoint this badly again and the GM could have this terrible of a record and they just say ho-hum everything is going to plan is just baffling.
    3 points
  10. Knowing our luck we will end up with Chris Getz as GM and Willy Harris as Manager
    3 points
  11. He just isn't the guy for this team. But it also reveals that it isn't all on Tony.
    3 points
  12. I’m not questioning your locker room credentials I’m questioning your blanket biased statement. Perhaps they should bring in a bunch of thugs like the NFL. In between drug suspensions and off the field criminal activities you better have a deep bench of them.
    2 points
  13. Bellinger and I guess Manaea.
    2 points
  14. Only 4 game sample size but after 2 HR's and a double today Colas' line is .389, .421, .778, 1.199
    2 points
  15. Looks like Colas hit 2 HR's and a double . 3/5 now . If my calculation are correct his line is .389, .421, .778, 1.199 in the 4 game sample size.
    2 points
  16. The Sox need to hire a permanent TV PBP man. I don't think Benneti logged 100 games this year.
    2 points
  17. The Sox will never run short on f*** yous to their dwindling fan base.
    2 points
  18. What Francona has done with a 66 million payroll (27th ranked), youngest team in baseball and brought up 14 rookies to their big league roster; is nothing less than brilliant. Oh btw, for those us that complained that the reason the Sox offense was so poor, was due to a lack of home runs...well guess what...Cleveland is 29th in home runs. Go figure! I guess there are other ways to win baseball games! I guess that might be referred to as smart baseball fundamentals.
    2 points
  19. The bad White Sox season is limping to a close, maybe the team can put together a small winning streak to end somewhat on a positive note.
    2 points
  20. A talent evaluator brought into the FO would be a welcome addition. We obviously aren't very good at that.
    2 points
  21. Hiring Mike Chernoff from Cleveland and making him President of Baseball Ops would be a massive HOME RUN and the start of building the White Sox into a championship team and one of the greatest executive moves in White Sox history. Chernoff checks all the boxes. 1. Graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Economics. 2. Played shortstop at Princeton 3. Took an internship with Cleveland, right after graduating from Princeton. As a result, he has risen through the Cleveland organization from the ground floor level performing all type of FO duties. His first job - Intern to Asst. GM - He was responsible for starting the analytics dept. which Cleveland did not have. - Assisted in trade negotiations and arbitration dealings. - Interacted with pro scouts and input their reports into the organization's system - Assisted in just about every major FO activity As a result, was hired and promoted full time in the following roles: - Asst. Director of Baseball Ops - Director of Baseball Ops - Asst. General Manager - General Manager The accomplishments: - Has the youngest baseball team in MLB (Only two players over 30 yrs old) - Promoted 14 rookies to big league roster, #1 most rookies in 2022 - Working with the 27th ranked payroll (66 million) - Produced first place 84-67 W-L division record - Built the #3 ranked farm system It's really simple! You take Chernoff who has performed all the necessary front office critical duties in a winning organization, where they didn't have the money to spend and had to be great at scouting, drafting and developing their prospects in the farm system...and then you let him actually spend serious money, like a team in the #3 largest market should be spending...and you have the start of something BIG! I know Reinsdorf is probably too demented, ignorant and stubborn to see this logic and make this kind of bold move, but this kind of move is so desperately needed. The fact is, this major FO move needs to occur long before you can talk about all your trades, FA signings, arbitration signings, bringing up players from the farm system, etc. Since this loser owner isn't going anywhere until he dies, you need to get this organization FIXED at the TOP and work down! Note to Jerry: this guy would need 100 percent control without you getting at all involved, other than you handing him his total budget and payroll!
    2 points
  22. Yes, and this is just an indication of how this situation was botched. This team is so poorly run and needs a strong manager in the dugout badly. Preferably, a manager with experience and no ties to the White Sox.
    2 points
  23. I don't think we necessarily disagree here, but are looking from different points of view. To me, the White Sox chose to enter the season with little to no depth. That is on them. What I'm saying is, I don't want to hear the White Sox whining about injuries, when they 100% chose to go down this road with an injury prone roster and little to no depth to back it up.
    2 points
  24. Dodgers announced tonight that Kimbrel has been demoted from the closer role. Another great Hahn talent evaluation that doesn’t pan out albeit in another team.
    2 points
  25. And you surmised all that because he didn’t give you a Twitter thread on Tony La Russa’s DUI arrest 2 years ago. Just LOL.
    2 points
  26. Its impressive how you twist every single post into an attack on Tony regardless of the context. For a guy who hasn’t even coached the team in a month now, its getting a little concerning. Find some new material.
    2 points
  27. My plan? Sit around, do nothing, wait for baseball and complain about everything the entire winter. Probably drink some beer while I am at it.
    2 points
  28. It has been an organization wide problem for decades. Ricky held players accountable, but was allegedly fired in part because he team did not improve with fundamentals. Tony was supposed to do improve fundamentals and hold players accountable, but did neither. Unwritten rules bullshit (Yermin, Bean Balls) and taking care of his guys were the only things Tony cared about during his tenure. The team regressed in defense, baserunning and opponent scouting and game plans under Tony. Veterans openly stated they were ignoring Tony, were playing whether Tony penciled them in the lineup or not. Younger players followed suit. Eloy says f*** DH, it's for old fat guys (check the mirror Eloy). See also Moncada's "efforts". Fans and media have blamed players for arrogance and reading their own press clippings (Tim "We're the best fucking team"), but the arrogance starts at the top with Rick Hahn. He had two smart moves in a decade; acquiring and flipping Adam Eaton, and convincing Jerry to pawn off the players inherited from Kenny to get a rebuild and several more accountability free years of employment via tanking/rebuild. Hahn has no demonstrable baseball acumen, ability to construct a roster, or hire people who can evaluate and develop players and trade/draft targets beyond Marco Paddy (also inherited from Kenny). Couple that with Jerry's arrogance and penny pinching that stole from Paddy's budget to save a few hundred thousand here and there on contract buyouts or trade acquisitions. Jerry also has starved the future pipeline by dumping a large portion of the scouting organization in 2020 and eschewing investing in analytics beyond hiring Tony's friend's son as a favor to Tony. Despite several years of high draft picks, the Sox farm system is once again bottom five in baseball. The Sox are also bottom five in scouting, training, strength and conditioning, talent development, talent evaluation (internal and external), defensive positioning, analytics, draft performance, free agent acquisitions, fundamentals, defensive metrics, plate discipline, advance team scouting and opponent game plans. It's also a bottom five destination for free agents beyond players seeking their last contract with nowhere else to go. Players around the league talk and note the bullshit, be it the pre-tanking Sox with LaRoche and other crap, or the past few years with Tony. Same thing happened to the Bulls with Jerry overseeing the day to day, solid veterans refused to come despite cap space, the ones who did had no better alternatives (winning or basketball culture) due to the dysfunctional incompetent organizational mess over the past few decades. This is a reflection of Jerry. his permanent FO righthand men, and his crony managerial hire that blew up in his face. Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall. Proverbs 16:18, KJV Go Blow Rick!
    2 points
  29. Raw talent with no refinement. Bad habits allowed to persist. Lack of leadership to tell players otherwise AND hold them accountable.
    2 points
  30. KC and Detroit making front office moves, at least trying ... unlike this p.o.s. organization. Rick Hahn, worst GM in sports
    2 points
  31. Can we please make this out *forever*?
    1 point
  32. 9/25/22 White Sox Division Math: Cleveland 0-10 White Sox 10-0 9/25/22 White Sox Wild Card Math: Seattle 3-8 White Sox 10-0 (Baltimore 6-5 or worse) Seattle 2-9 White Sox 9-1 (Baltimore 5-6 or worse) Seattle 1-10 White Sox 8-2 (Baltimore 4-7 or worse) Seattle 0-11 White Sox 7-3 (Baltimore 3-8 or worse)
    1 point
  33. Clevinger and I guess Bellinger. Don't like any of those OF options, though. And they need a catcher too.
    1 point
  34. Give me more Vaughn and Sheets, who needs Colas
    1 point
  35. Colas hit a home run. At this rate he might start with the big club next year and I wouldn't hate it. Gives us a lefty in RF. How is his defense and speed?
    1 point
  36. Stadium is so loud. Sad they can't put a product on the field to capitalize
    1 point
  37. Just as a final f*** you to the fans, there is basically no security so getting in is impossible. Lines stretch all the way back to cork and kerry.
    1 point
  38. Recruit and steal away Mike Chertoff the GM of the Cleveland Guardians and make him president of White Sox baseball total operations. Tell Jerry he cannot get involved whatsoever, other than handing him a budget and payroll amount to spend. I would then trust Chertoff to hire the right manager, GM, and other key critical FO personnel.
    1 point
  39. 1 point
  40. Just wanted to drop a RIP to Mary Frances Veeck who has passed at 102. She leaves us with a lot of fond memories. Shout out to Chris Sale who loved her uniform design.
    1 point
  41. Yeah, probably right here but guy might be willing to get outta this org and take a small pay cut to go elsewhere lol. Reylo in the pen too. Forgot him.
    1 point
  42. Just tuned in. Wonder if Jerry R cares enough to make wholesale changes. This team not only blows chunks but is unlikeable.
    1 point
  43. And how slow our runners are. Almost impossible to get an infield hit, avoid a double play, go from 1st to 3 rd on a base hit, getting to catchable balls in the outfield, executing a hit and run, etc. and comparing to the Guardians we are a bad joke.
    1 point
  44. They suck specifically in ways that are coachable. Fundamentals. Approach. Motivation. Focus. Energy.
    1 point
  45. I know Cashman will be somewhat of a popular name, and I can see the benefit of a guy who knows a lot of people and what to do...but it also sorta feels like a john fox hire. I have no idea whether he was constrained by the constant push to build via top free agents, or if he was buoyed by their constant ability to buy top free agents. I think a lot of their stuff is good but he had uber resources and built a lot of weird rosters. But when it seemed like he really took the reigns he had that incredible 2016 shift on the fly.
    1 point
  46. I'll say what many others have said: This team just isn't baseball smart. The same mistakes are made over and over. Good teams just don't have talent; they know how to play in certain situations. A new coaching staff would help. Getting rid of some players would also help.
    1 point
  47. That is what I meant by lack of desire by the organisation to ensure that raw talent developed, how many of the top draft picks from the losing years and beyond have actually reached their full potential and actually contributed to the MLB team?
    1 point
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