After a season unlike anything they have experienced in years, the Chicago White Sox’s season ended in a 6-4 loss in the third game of their three-game Wild Card matchup against the Oakland A’s. This game turned into a battle of the bullpens, and it’s hard to be better than the assembly of arms the A’s have. On the season, their bullpen had the best ERA in baseball and led … [Read more...] about White Sox lose battle of the bullpens, eliminated by A’s in Wild Card
The Chicago White Sox long ago clinched their first playoff berth in more than a decade. They have a possible MVP in José Abreu and a possible Rookie of the Year in Luis Robert. Tim Anderson still has a shot at back-to-back AL batting titles. They’re 34-22 with only four games left in the season before the playoffs start and still have a shot at the division title. But this … [Read more...] about Assessing the White Sox’s late-season slowdown
Oh, how baseball moves fast. Two seasons ago, the Chicago White Sox were dwellers at the bottom of the bottom of the barrel. Of their future pieces that were called up, Tim Anderson, Yóan Moncada, Lucas Giolito, to name a few, none had given any reason for certainty or optimism. But in 2020, José Abreu, the lone bright spot on that team and many White Sox before it, and … [Read more...] about The White Sox are a playoff team and have two potential MVPs
When the Milwaukee Bucks face the Miami Heat, last year’s MVP and likely this year’s will be on the floor, leading the way for the team with the NBA’s best record and one of the clearest paths to a title. But that team, the Bucks, and that player, Giannis Antetokounmpo, are in trouble. Down 2-0 to Miami, a loss tonight would essentially bury their season. Jimmy Butler … [Read more...] about How will we talk about Giannis if the Bucks are eliminated?
The NFL playoffs are upon us, and for the first time since 2010, the Chicago Bears are among the 12 teams still standing. They will cap off Wild Card weekend with a faceoff against the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles. It's a tough card to draw, but as the saying goes, to be the best, you have to beat the best. A test on the secondary The Philadelphia … [Read more...] about 2019 Wild Card preview: Bears vs Eagles