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Looking Towards 2013: The Starting Rotation

For most of the 2012 season, starting pitching was one of the strengths of this White Sox team. Chris Sale emerged into an ace, Jake Peavy stayed healthy the whole season, and Jose Quintana came out of nowhere to have a stretch of two months that were as good as any rookie pitcher in the game. However, the rotation was also in a state of flux at times this season. John Danks was lost for the season in May, ...

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Six Man Rotation would benefit White Sox

Last year at this time, the White Sox were using a six man rotation with Mark Buehrle, Gavin Floyd, John Danks, Phil Humber, Edwin Jackson and Jake Peavy. It didn’t work very well, as certain guys faltered down the stretch, partly causing the Sox to fall short of the postseason and causing me to hate the idea of using six starting pitchers. However, that was 2011. This is 2012, and I believe that given the ...

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Baseball never ceases to amaze. When the sport gets to the point of being trite and boring for even the most dedicated fan, baseball reels you back in with something astounding. No, I’m not talking about a 9-0 deficit come-back from the Yankees against the Red Sox; we’ve seen that happen hundreds of times before. Nor am I talking about an amazing over-the-shoulder catch made by a bolting shortstop; that's s ...

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Phil Humber to DL

Following a Fukudome line drive to the face, Phil Humber will head to the 15 day Disabled List with a facial contusion. Humber has fallen off considerably since the All-Star break going 0-3 with a 6.00 ERA in 5 games. Replacing Humber is RHP Josh Kinney. Kinney,32, is 6-3 with a 2.27 ERA for AAA Charlotte. ...

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