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thomas35forever
06-08-2009, 06:47 PM
I know this seems irrelevant with everything else going on, but the Sox are 1-for-30 in pinch-hitting situations this year. I don't think I need to elaborate any further.
http://chicago.whitesox.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20090608&content_id=5209670&vkey=news_cws&fext=.jsp&c_id=cws

JB98
06-08-2009, 06:50 PM
There's no depth on this roster. The bench is weak, and some bench players have been forced into everyday or near-everyday duty thanks to injuries.

Predictable results ensue.

TDog
06-08-2009, 07:08 PM
I know this seems irrelevant with everything else going on, but the Sox are 1-for-30 in pinch-hitting situations this year. I don't think I need to elaborate any further.
http://chicago.whitesox.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20090608&content_id=5209670&vkey=news_cws&fext=.jsp&c_id=cws

That is distorted because in a couple of games where the Sox had big leads, Guillen pinch hit weak-hitting bench players for much better hitters. When Nix flied out pinch-hitting for Thome a couple of Fridays ago, the Sox were up by nine runs. When Corky Miller struck out for Thome earlier in the week, the lead was in double digits. Guillen wants to give bench players a better

I know Quentin has failed as a pinch-hitter with men on base at least once. Wise has pinch-hit for Anderson. But I don't know how many of those pinch-hitting appearances came in true pinch-hitting situations.