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February 2, 2010

You got the right to be my bitch

Filed under: Uncategorized — The Wizard @ February 2, 2010 8:51 pm
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWliylnxSrA

OCNN is on the air

Filed under: Uncategorized — The Wizard @ February 2, 2010 8:37 pm
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http://deadspin.com/5462791/look-out-espn-the-ocho-cinco-news-network-is-on-the-air

February 2 links

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ February 2, 2010 1:32 pm
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- A sample of Carl’s work for Jim’s book.

- Jim looks back on Jose’s Sox years.

- Jermaine Dye rejected a $3.3 million contract offer from the Cubs. Xavier Nady grabbed that $3.3 million offer afterwards

- Sox’ improved PECOTA projection: 80-82. One more win!

- Another 2010 projection. Sox: 87.9-74.1.

- A.J. Pierzynski is projected to throw out 21.7% of attempted steals in 2010.

- WAR for the MLB draft.

- There are two types of players

Juan Pierre’s game

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ February 2, 2010 11:10 am
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Harris:

”As long as that grass is short, that’s what I’m worried about,” Pierre said. ”If I run into one or two [home runs], then so be it. But that isn’t my game. I wouldn’t be mad if I ran into one or two. I got 13, so it comes out every now and then.”

Didn’t Jerry Owens say ‘this isn’t my game’ too?

Speaking of Juan Pierre

Kenny Williams’ 6th player tool

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ February 2, 2010 11:07 am
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Gonzales:

In addition to the five tools that scouts use to evaluate players, White Sox general manager Ken Williams has added another measuring stick.

Camaraderie.

In Mark Teahen, Williams might have landed a serviceable player who is familiar with the Sox’s environment and can integrate humor to the clubhouse.

Teahen already is comfortable that he is moving to his old position — third base. He also doesn’t have to carry more than his share of the offensive load now that he is surrounded by more seasoned players than his previous five seasons with the Royals. …

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