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Real ultimate Peavy

How good was Jake Peavy on Monday night? He was so good that Sox fans finally got to hear a well-worn line used in praise of their own pitcher: “You have to tip your hat to Peavy,” said Royals outfielder…

Escape from New York

The White Sox started their day dealing with a bomb scare outside their hotel in Times Square.  You’d think it could only go up from there, but you’d be wrong. At least everybody’s safe.  Street vendors record the save. **************************…

Pregame show and tell

SNY.tv, the website of the New York cable sports station, peppered me with White Sox questions leading up to the series with the Yankees beginning tonight. Want proof? Here’s the video: ************************* Ozzie Guillen is a liar. Look at tonight’s…

Jake Peavy: Low-high ace

I’ll have more on Wednesday’s game tomorrow — unless today’s game is equally deep — but here’s the question I’m pondering. Two guys started for the White Sox: First-inning Jake Peavy: 1 IP, 4 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 1…

Sox offense doesn't mean it

There’s an old trick that’s used to examine the flaw of the mean.  It goes something like, “Cultural geography majors at the University of North Carolina in 1984 make an average of $800,000 a year.”  And then you think, “How…