Podcast: Dunn Deal
Happy Labor Day as we chat about the recent trades of Adam Dunn and Alejandro De Aza. ESPN.com's Dan Szymborski and SouthSideSox.com's Jim Margalus breakdown the trades.
Happy Labor Day! Here is this week's rundown for the podcast:
ESPN.com's Dan Szymborski joins t...
Thoughts on the Adrian Nieto experiment
With September 1st upon us, the Sox have survived the season with Adrian Nieto and we can officially call him our own. Almost as surprising, Tyler Flowers survived it as well. Also, Josh Phegley gets to show how he's doing now after some rather specific criticism from the Sox
September 1st is here, and the
Adam Dunn traded to Oakland
The White Sox traded Adam Dunn to Oakland for minor league pitcher Nolan Sanburn and cash, marking an end to a disastrous tenure with the White Sox that began with a 4 year, $56 million contract. In 528 games with the White Sox, Dunn batted .201/.321/.410 with 106 home runs. Depending upon which WAR you prefer, he was worth -1.5 bWAR or -3.1 fWAR.
Tigers 8, White Sox 4: Bullpen negates late rally
Chris Bassitt gets singled to death in major-league debut, but equally ineffective relief makes a game of it
The miserable bullpens of the White Sox and Tigers canceled each other out.
The major-league debuts of their starters did not.
White Sox trade Alejandro De Aza to Orioles for two minor-league pitchers
Baltimore sends Mark Blackmar and Miguel Chalas in return
Earlier today, minor league #HugWatch revealed Andy Wilkins bidding farewell to his teammates in Charlotte.
White Sox 6, Tigers 3: Chris Sale settles down, strikes out 13
Chicago ace beats Max Scherzer for elusive August win after giving up two homers in the first inning
I followed this one on the radio and Gameday while on the road, so bullet points.
*Chris Sale in the first inning: 1 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 2 HR
Less may be more with Hawk Harrelson
Reducing broadcaster's workload stands to make White Sox broadcasts more resilient against team's struggles
Joining the perpetual debate about baseball's slow death, Tim Marchman at Deadspin hit on a point that we've talked about when