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Old 09-07-2010, 02:08 AM
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Default If the Sox DO win the Central..what will be the main reasons why??

Pitching?

Manny?

Kotsay?

Walker and the incredible job he's done turning the offense around these past few months?

Coop and his work with Jackson, Santos, Garcia and others?

Cora for the great job he's done with Ramirez and Beckham?

The incredible way Ozzie has managed to get the most from pieces that many thought were trash?

KW for having the foresight to sign Jones who's quietly putting up some solid power numbers in limited at bats?

Linebrink? Lillibeast (Rawr)?

Jenks for fighting through so many issues and still continuing to fight?

Because the Twinkies are what again?

Other?
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Old 09-07-2010, 02:20 AM
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KW for giving the team one more week to prove themselves . . .

Konerko for having a MONSTER year . . .

The Red Sox for allowing us to leave base runners stranded all day and then somehow coughing up the lead to give us massive confidence . . .
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Old 09-07-2010, 02:39 AM
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Old 09-07-2010, 02:54 AM
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Gotta give credit to Konerko for keeping the team from drowning in April and May.
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Old 09-07-2010, 03:47 AM
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For all the reasons listed above... and for only one reason.... NONE of the team or management gave up, not even when it looked like they had.
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Old 09-07-2010, 03:52 AM
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....because the White Sox are perpetual winners?
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Old 09-07-2010, 05:08 AM
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This thread is much more like it! Probably a combination of all the reasons listed in the first post but above all, the total refusal to lay down when the record could excuse it. Perhaps that is because of the personalities brought into the team, or kept rather than pure statistical credentials (Kotsay, Omar, Jones etc.). We lose Peavy so get Jackson, we need a DH for the stretch so we get Ramirez, so far solid moves. I wasn't sold on Manny but so far he has produced AND kept his nose out of trouble.

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Old 09-07-2010, 06:05 AM
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If the Sox win the division given where they are now, it's because the Twins will have choked.
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:12 AM
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Gotta give credit to Konerko for keeping the team from drowning in April and May.
Alex Rios has hit consistantly since April as well.
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:42 AM
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It doesn't take a choke to lose 3 1/2 games over 3 weeks if the White Sox win 7 or 8 out of ten, which they have done at least 3 times now I think. It just needs the Twins to lose a couple soon. That is not choking.
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:54 AM
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Because they win more games this season than anyone else in their division.
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Old 09-07-2010, 07:31 AM
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Konkero, Rios, Vizquel, Alexei and and great pickup of Edwin Jackson to replace Jake Peavy.
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Old 09-07-2010, 07:40 AM
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Because they are good enough
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Old 09-07-2010, 07:50 AM
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Second-half offense and first 60% of the year bullpen.
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Old 09-07-2010, 08:08 AM
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