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July 12, 2010

Chris Sale allows the first run of his professional career

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ July 12, 2010 10:11 pm
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7/12:

Winston-Salem
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sauer 6.0 6 1 1 0 3 0 4.80
Sale (BS, 1) 1.0 3 2 1 1 1 0 2.25
Bellamy (W, 5-0) 2.0 1 1 1 2 3 0 1.52

Look at the hands

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ July 12, 2010 8:30 pm
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Eisenberg @ BI:

Looking for reasons to explain Alex Rios’ bounceback from a down year in 2008 and a simply bad year in 2009, all you have to do is look to the hands.

Rios lowered his hands considerably this year. Compare the clips below. The clips on the left are from 2009 and the clips on the right are from 2010. …

Odds to win the division

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ July 12, 2010 7:30 pm
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Odds to win the division from BP and Yahoo:

White Sox Tigers Twins
BP Regular 40.9 31.9 26.8
BP PECOTA 52.6 31.4 16
BP ELO 59.9 22.1 17.5
Accuscore 38.5 29 32.5

Pitching and fielding

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ July 12, 2010 6:00 pm

Studes @ THT:

… You may think that their offense hasn’t gotten the attention it should, and that’s what I thought at first too. But then I looked at the team’s Win Probability Added (WPA) breakout during their 25-5 run. Here it is:

Offense: -0.5 games
Defense: 10.5 games

If you look at their performance on a contextual basis, which is what WPA does, their pitching and fielding actually made up for a below-average contribution from the bats. …

White Sox sign RHP Ryan Kussmaul

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ July 12, 2010 3:11 pm
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OSC:

The Southern Illinois Miners are proud to announce that all-star pitcher Ryan Kussmaul’s contract has been sold to the Chicago White Sox organization. Kussmaul is 3-1 with a 2.68 ERA in eight starts this season. He is the 13th former Miner to join a Major League organization and the first Miner to do so this season.The hard throwing righty is in his second season with Southern Illinois. He signed with the Miners following his college career last summer. He will remain with the club for the remainder of the current road trip and is expected to join the Sox single-A affiliate, the Kannapolis (N.C.) Intimidators of the South Atlantic League.

Stats:

Birthdate: Sep 19, 1986
Hometown: Fennimore, WI
Bats/Throws: R/R
Height: 6-4
Weight: 195 lbs
College: Mt. Olive College

2 seasons at the Southern Illinois Miners (Frontier League, Independent):

Year W L IP R ER H BB HBP WP SO BF G GS GF CG SHO SV HRA OOBP OSLG OAVG ERA
2010 3 1 50.1 17 15 34 13 6 0 49 203 9 8 0 0 0 0 5 .256 .308 .190 2.68
Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
2009 22 4 1 .800 2.57 9 4 0 1 1 0 35.0 24 11 10 0 10 3 41 4 1 1 137 0.971 6.2 0.0 2.6 10.5 4.10

and 4 college seasons

Year era w-l app-gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so 2b 3b hr ab b/avg wp hbp bk sfa sha
2009 3.61 5-2 13-10 2 1/2 1 47.1 28 23 19 18 44 7 2 2 165 .170 6 10 1 0 3
2008 12.21 0-1 14-1 0 0/0 0 24.1 44 43 33 14 24 7 0 3 112 .393 6 5 0 2 4
2007 2.78 7-0 15-7 0 0/0 0 45.1 36 17 14 14 58 10 1 1 165 .218 2 4 0 1 6
2006 1.67 2-2 11-5 1 0/1 1 32.1 20 16 6 18 33 3 0 1 122 .164 0 4 0 0 0

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