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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…

2011 MLB MVP Predictions

March 1, 2011 1 comment

Mo Vaughn: The 1995 AL MVP, really?

With the 2011 MLB regular season about a month away, it’s never too early to start predicting the Most Valuable Player’s for both the American and National League.  The Sports Minion makes his case for the 2011 Most Valuable Player with his early predictions… Read more…

Rocco Baldelli Calls It Quits

January 27, 2011 6 comments

Rocco Baldelli says goodbye

Sadly, Rocco Baldelli, 29, retired yesterday after an injury-flawed career, surprising no one.  A first round draft pick, Baldelli leaped into the pros in 2003 with much promise.  He had the quickness, the power, the glove, and of course, a great Italian name, drawing early comparisons to another star Italian centerfielder. Read more…