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November 3, 2010

A slam ties it

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ November 3, 2010 1:35 pm
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Farmio is back:

Ed Farmer and Darrin Jackson also had their agreements extended as the radio voices of the White Sox. Farmer enters his 20th full season on the White Sox Radio Network and sixth handling play-by-play duties, while Jackson, the one-time White Sox outfielder, enters his 12th season as a White Sox broadcaster. The 2011 campaign marks his third in the radio booth with Farmer. 

Ken “Hawk” Harrelson and Steven Stone also return for their third year together on the television broadcasts. Harrelson marks his 21st consecutive season as the voice of the White Sox, while Stone begins his fourth.

and the Sox get a radio HD channel as part of their new radio agreement with WSCR:

The new multiyear broadcast agreement between the White Sox and WSCR 670 The Score, announced on Wednesday morning, comes with an option. … As part of this new agreement, the White Sox will launch a HD channel on 104.3-3. According to club vice president and chief marketing officer Brooks Boyer, the new channel will focus on White Sox programming and Bulls programming, factoring in chairman Jerry Reinsdorf’s two teams, as well as the business of sports, with content created exclusively by the club. … 

February 20, 2010

Darrin Jackson doesn’t approve Ozzie’s 2010 gameplan

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ February 20, 2010 7:55 pm
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Chris Rongey conducted a very good interview with Darrin Jackson on White Sox weekly this morning that revealed a contradiction in Ozzie’s 2010 gameplan. Jackson, normally a toe-the-company-line guy, said he is not crazy about the rotating DH/OF/1B/everywhere plan because players are much more efficient when they have a set position and role with the club. Citing his own playing days, Jackson said players are more focused and productive when they are mentally prepared for one role. …

When even DJ does not like your gameplan, you know your gameplan has serious problems.

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