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October 20, 2010

AFL Game #8: Surprise Rafters @ Peoria Saguaros [UPDATE]

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ October 20, 2010 2:02 pm
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Boxscore. Gameday. Weather: 65 degrees, rain. Jared Mitchell starts at CF, Eduardo Escobar at SS and Johnie Lowe is the starting pitcher for the Saguaros.

UPDATE: Peoria lost 9-2:

Peoria Saguaros
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Escobar SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .360
Mitchell CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .259
Bour C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .00


BATTING

TB: Escobar 2.
GIDP: Bour.

Peoria Saguaros
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lowe (L, 0-1) 3.0 7 7 4 0 1 2 12.00
Leesman 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 6.00

Pitches-strikes: Lowe 60-41, Leesman 15-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lowe 3-4, Leesman 1-1.
Batters faced: Lowe 16, Leesman 4.

3 year UZR: Carlos Quentin shouldn’t be playing in the field

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ October 20, 2010 12:10 pm
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Gross @ THT:

Using these thresholds, here are three-year data (to help smooth out small sample fielding volatility) of all fielders who have played a minimum of 1,500 innings at a given position, put to the “should you be a DH” test via their three-year UZR/150 ratings. (Because Fangraphs’ WAR system doesn’t use UZR data to determine the value of catchers, they are omitted here.) The results are presented below. Click to enlarge. You can download my DH data sheet by clicking here. …

Alexei Ramirez is your Sporting News 2010 AL All-Star Team shortstop

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ October 20, 2010 11:58 am
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scott merkin twitter:

Alexei Ramirez named as shortstop of Sporting News 2010 AL All-Star Team, as voted on by the players.

Here’s the press release. The only two other Sox shortstops that won the award are Luke Appling (1936, 1940, 1943) , and Luis Aparicio (1968, 1970). The voters are 326 major-league players, 25 managers and 24 general managers.

Does Kenny Williams has a perpetual contract?

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ October 20, 2010 1:48 am
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MLBTR:

Williams, for his part, has a unique perpetual contract with the club that rolls over every season and pays him a year’s severance if he’s fired.

I knew KW had a roll-over contract for 2005-2009 but did that became perpetual?

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