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Bear Weather at White Sox Home Opener

April 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Mayor Daley explains to Rahm that the Cubs stink

The Sports Minion & Sports Minette headed down to The Cell for the 2011 Chicago White Sox home opener.  It was a great time indeed, as temperatures hit near freezing, reminding one of a typical game at the cross town Soldier Field where the Monsters of the Midway do their thing.

We saw a beautiful pitching performance from Edwin Jackson, who struck out a career-high 13 batters, surrendering only 1 run on 4 hits leading to a 5-1 victory over the visiting AL East Champ, Tampa Bay Rays. Paul Konerko and A.J. Pierzynski received the biggest ovations as Sox fans made it clear they appreciate the two leaders sticking around for possibly a few more years. Read more…

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Training in the Spring

March 15, 2011 4 comments

Camelback Ranch - Home of the White Sox/Dodgers

The Sports Minion and the Sports Minette headed down to Glendale, AZ over the weekend to catch some Spring Training action.  The venue, Camelback Ranch.  The game, Chicago White Sox at Los Angeles Dodgers.

This was the first Spring Training game in the history of the Sports Minion, and it will be a recurring occurrence each baseball season from here on.

For any baseball fan, Spring Training is a great way to see a future superstar, get excited for the upcoming season, and not have to pay an arm and a leg for home plate seats, which the Sports Minion did. Read more…

Best Team in AL: White Sox

The White Sox will be the top AL team this season

The White Sox will have the best team in the American League this year.  I’m tired of hearing about the Yankees and Red Sox and how they dominate the AL.  It’s time I stick up for my boys from Chicago.  The White Sox are better than both.  With the recent signing and re-signings of Adam Dunn, Paul Konerko, and A.J. Pierzynski, respectively, Chicago has put together a ridiculously strong lineup, and has one of the best rotations in baseball.  Nevertheless, Las Vegas odds still has Boston and New York (AL) way ahead of the White Sox to win the World Series.  My question is why?  Do the Red Sox and Yankees really have that much more talent?  I decided to analyze this situation. Read more…