White Sox Acquire Long-Term Centerfield Solution

In case you missed it, the White Sox were involved in a three-team deal this afternoon, acquiring Adam Eaton and a PTBNL from Arizona for Hector Santiago (who is headed to Los Angeles/California/Anaheim). In doing so, they have locked up their centerfield and, hopefully, leadoff role until 2018. Adam Eaton, though he was never an elite prospect, should be a very productive player on the South Side, and will come dirt cheap for a few … Continue reading

Why Would a Chicago Team Sign Curtis Granderson?

Despite many intuitive reasons why Curtis Granderson might be a bad fit for the Cubs or White Sox, many baseball writers feel like he’ll be playing baseball in Chicago come Spring 2014. So what are we missing? Is there reason to think he could be worth a hefty contract? Curtis Granderson has been an above-average to MVP-level player in his career, amassing 33.2 fWAR and 217 HR in a 10 year career with the Tigers … Continue reading

Disappointing Teams of 2013 Part 1-White Sox

Adam Dunn is on the decline

In the first installment of teams we expect to disappoint in 2013 the first team is the Chicago White Sox.  After a poor showing from a 2011 Sox teams that some writers expected to win the World Series the unheralded 2012 White Sox were in the AL central race until the very end.  Going into 2013 many people believe this team can repeat its success and compete for a Wild Card spot.  Looking back at … Continue reading