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Robin Ventura

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  • Your Morning Phil: Playoffs, Dunn, Goldschmidt

    Your Morning Phil: Playoffs, Dunn, Goldschmidt
    Talking baseball while wondering how many PGA Tour players will sneak into town to look at Conway Farms this week:  1. Where did the playoff race drama go? If anyone knows where we can find a time machine, we could turn this into one of the greatest...
  • Phegley walk-off single makes Sox 3-2 winners

    Phegley walk-off single makes Sox 3-2 winners
    Josh Phegley got the Gatorade bath. The happy beating from his teammates. And a special something Gordon Beckham had learned from A.J. Pierzynski. Which was fitting, because the former Sox catcher was behind the plate when Sox rookie catcher Phegley...
  • Replay plan far beyond what anyone bargained for

    Replay plan far beyond what anyone bargained for
    After years of digging in his heels over cries for baseball to add an NFL-style replay system, Bud Selig has signed off on a proposal that sounds a whole lot like the NFL system, except that its scope is even broader. It will create arguably the worst...
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' White Sox mailbag
    I'm lifelong White Sox fan. Going into his season, you had marginal players, and offense was going to be a problem, and pitching was supposed to help keep them going. John Danks and Jake Peavy are on and off the disabled list, and while I really like Jose...
  • 'R' is for realistic, Sox fans

    'R' is for realistic, Sox fans
    The magic of baseball is it brings out the kid in all of us. Given that, I'm channeling fond memories of "Sesame Street" in saying this perspective on the White Sox's 2013 season is brought to you by the letter "R." Rebuild The word that was once...
  • Peavy trade had to be made

     Peavy trade had to be made
    Over breakfast Wednesday morning, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn confronted one of few people who didn't understand why he traded Jake Peavy to the Red Sox to hasten a South Side rebuilding project long overdue. Hahn's 8-year-old son, Charlie,...
  • Your Morning Phil: Sweeney, Ventura, Sale

    Your Morning Phil: Sweeney, Ventura, Sale
    Talking baseball while wondering if LeBron James and his kingsmen are taking the Bulls seriously. 1. When the Cubs get around to trading Alfonso Soriano, it would be ideal to have a homegrown replacement ready. There are none in sight, however, as Brett...
  • Your Morning Phil: Crain, Cooper, Sveum

    Your Morning Phil: Crain, Cooper, Sveum
    Talking baseball while wondering how the Blackhawks can overcome the Patrice Bergeron face-off factor. 1. The White Sox don’t play the Tigers until July. Could Jesse Crain be closing games against his old team when the teams meet in Detroit before...
  • Sox have more to lose — and they do

    Sox have more to lose — and they do
    Where have you gone, Carlos Zambrano? You too, Milton Bradley? On a night when the city was glued to a hockey game in Detroit, the 17th edition of the City Series began with thousands of empty seats at U.S. Cellular Field, each reflecting Chicago's...
  • Meet Twitter's friendliest pitcher

    Meet Twitter's friendliest pitcher
    Robin Ventura may have put Hector Santiago in the White Sox starting rotation, but there's one place the reticent manager isn't following his loquacious lefty. Twitter. "No," Ventura said flatly when asked if he'll ever have an account. "No. [The...
  • Answering the Ventura question

    Answering the Ventura question
    Just before the All-Star break last week, as the White Sox continued to find new and exciting ways to continue their season-long death spiral, Robin Ventura said he wanted to come back to manage the team in 2014. Should the Sox want him to come back?...
  • Cubs, Sox hard to watch, but here are 9 reasons it's worth it

    Cubs, Sox hard to watch, but here are 9 reasons it's worth it
    Remember the summer of 1986? Gas cost 89 cents a gallon. The blockbuster "Top Gun'' made teenage boys want to be as cool as Tom Cruise. A Bears Super Bowl celebration that has lasted 27 years began in earnest. Collectively, Chicago baseball seldom was...