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Old 03-25-2014, 12:35 PM
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Default Sports Illustrated 2014 White Sox preview (Spoiler: 97 losses)

http://mlb.si.com/2014/03/24/chicago...eason-preview/
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Old 03-25-2014, 01:01 PM
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First they say 97 losses but then say if Sale, Eaton and Abreu have big years they could hang around for a wild card spot. I guess SI is covering all their bases. Well I for one say those 3 will have big years and the Sox will be hanging around for a wild card spot.
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Old 03-25-2014, 02:13 PM
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First they say 97 losses but then say if Sale, Eaton and Abreu have big years they could hang around for a wild card spot. I guess SI is covering all their bases. Well I for one say those 3 will have big years and the Sox will be hanging around for a wild card spot.
SI thinks those guys are going to make a possible 27 game swing?!? It's going to take at least 90 wins to make the playoffs.
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Old 03-25-2014, 02:25 PM
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SI thinks those guys are going to make a possible 27 game swing?!? It's going to take at least 90 wins to make the playoffs.
I think they're just saying they'll win 65 - 90 games. Nostradamus would be proud.
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Old 03-25-2014, 02:40 PM
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Meh - I figure we'll be slightly better than last year, and I guess technically 97 losses would fit into that criteria (although i envision us around 90 or so, give or take).

Also, who is Freddie Paulino!?
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Old 03-25-2014, 04:20 PM
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Meh - I figure we'll be slightly better than last year, and I guess technically 97 losses would fit into that criteria (although i envision us around 90 or so, give or take).

Also, who is Freddie Paulino!?
The SI pitching rundown was pretty lazy. First there was the obvious mistake of calling Felipe Paulino "Freddie". Then he makes a bunch of generalized comments with nothing to back up what he is saying. For example, he opines that "Erik Johnson shows promise but isn't ready to make an impact". Ooookay...based on what? I thought Jonah Keri's rundown had more thought and substance than this SI piece. I have no problem if a writer has a negative or positive opinion on our pitching staff but at least back up what you are saying rather than making general comments.
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Old 03-25-2014, 04:00 PM
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I think they're just saying they'll win 65 - 90 games. Nostradamus would be proud.
I say they're going to win 60 and they're going to lose 60.
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I say they're going to win 60 and they're going to lose 60.


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