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South Side Sox editor. South Side Hit Pen revolutionary. Ex: actor, teacher, musician, DJ. Love Wiffleball, the ABA, Nerf hoops & rocking with my groovy wife!

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Len Kasper is the new voice of the White Sox The Athletic is reporting that the long-respected TV play-by-play man… https://t.co/hAxwtDk8Qv
12/4
2020
@chrystal_ok @Keelin_Billue @colleensullivan @SouthSideSox to be fair, I'm really more of leap year or friday the 1… https://t.co/c8j7BMuGk0 @colleensullivan @Keelin_Billue @SouthSideSox for abetting the rise of the proletariat, I concur @Keelin_Billue @colleensullivan @SouthSideSox I never get any of that follow friday jazz, but I did just win TOP HU… https://t.co/gbb9kSrbwjGiolito and Katz: together again The ace and the pitching coach met the media, working for the same team again for… https://t.co/Sl0ia3M0JT
12/2
2020
Lucas has had good talks with La Russa. With teammates about La Russa? Not really. "I haven’t talked too much to t… https://t.co/K8Nr643Iz9Rotation update: Lucas: "When the Sox were hiring & I was thinking there’s a good chance Ethan gets this job, I wa… https://t.co/mhrBk0DU59Ethan, on his conversations with La Russa: "We've talked more along the lines of spring training He plans spring… https://t.co/L4LAyllT6DEthan on La Russa: "I’ve been really impressed with Tony. My 1st interactions with him were the interview process.… https://t.co/HViKKlNf5yLucas pivots from Ricky to Tony: "Having Tony La Russa as our manager, not much to complain about there. We've ha… https://t.co/2zgsUT4niwMore Lucas on Ricky: "We will always be thankful with what Ricky did for us. He taught us to wear our White Sox uniform with pride."Lucas on Ricky: "Ricky injected confidence in me when I didn’t have any. He and Coop kept me going in 2018. I alway… https://t.co/1cnaync59aI also asked Lucas how quickly he pivoted to push Ethan for the job: "Once all the dust settled, I started to think… https://t.co/pxTSAucaNBI asked Lucas his reaction to Coop's dismissal: "I wasn’t expecting it. I’m obviously excited to be working with… https://t.co/11MARhQZbpDid Lucas help Ethan become Sox pitching coach? "I had a couple conversations w/the FO leading up to it...Once Etha… https://t.co/61qcaGyMOzBoth Ethan Katz and Lucas Giolito report having had multiple discussions with Tony La Russa and coming away EXTREME… https://t.co/qa64HJuPH2Lucas Giolito, on Ethan Katz becoming the White Sox pitching coach: "LG: It’s awesome, Ethan’s had his eye on thi… https://t.co/iZHNhhSfExSouth Side Sox Podcast 12: Surplus Values and Minor League Contraction @ColleenSullivan joins me to talk about the… https://t.co/zDl2Oj9wCl
12/1
2020
How did Rick Hahn do? Using surplus value, the hits and misses from 2020 add up to ... a wash… https://t.co/Yvlr556sbc @ElephantTalk @vurnt22 Seriously, Vernon, I hope there is more prose in your future. You make things I'm not even… https://t.co/pU1lBMJHnt @Arr I love Frank Zappa, but this original tweet and this "clarification" are pure genius. Well played, @Arr.
11/30
2020
@Keelin_Billue @KindaBleu But then, hope ... ... yes, I most certainly CAN play the lead in a $45 million Hollywood movie. @Keelin_Billue @KindaBleu Find your brand. Music and movies, with a smattering of White Sox, has room on the dial. @KindaBleu @Keelin_Billue I am going to let you believe that watching the movie will answer any of them. @Keelin_Billue @KindaBleu Making clear I'm the last guy who should be sassy about haircuts, that snap actually make… https://t.co/MfXXEM8P5q @Keelin_Billue @KindaBleu 1. Heroic revenge for friend's assault 2. Ice scene(s) 3. Basically any moment Elizabeth… https://t.co/R6qpz2NpzF @KindaBleu @Keelin_Billue It's horrifyingly bad, and you absolutely 100% must correct this before the year is out.… https://t.co/zDDj0mEN9W
11/29
2020
2020 Final Value Survey: Pitchers For another year, Lucas Giolito was the value leader on the mound — and this sum… https://t.co/LUJIEqn5Ri @Toronto1880 @MLBcathedrals New Comiskey in My Best Friend's Wedding, as well.
11/28
2020
@ryanfagan I'm calling it as Bruce Kimm getting his reps in the batting cage behind Jim Morrison. @scott_simkus @ryanfagan @SABRbbcards I'd call the scent "new hardcover." It had a very sharp/fresh smell. Very unl… https://t.co/2mcli0g1qXI'm bummed that dear, departed @whitesoxski had his Twitter account overtaken by someone in China. So as I reluctan… https://t.co/PvgkmZhL6x2020 Final Value Survey: Hitters Longtime leader Tim Anderson is supplanted by another star teammate as White Sox… https://t.co/ynasWjQat8
11/27
2020
@MarkASimonSays I call it me playing real golf.
11/26
2020
Why was Ricky Renteria fired? A Thanksgiving week White Sox thought exercise Stop by to read the story and vote i… https://t.co/boi2b4uusi
11/24
2020
Shop @BreakingT’s Black Friday sale now! EVERYTHING site-wide is 15% off using discount code BIG15 Use this li… https://t.co/dlwEk7aiYuSSS Podcast 11: Looking Ahead to the Hot Stove @CoeSoxMetrics joins me, and we agree: Filling the gaping holes in… https://t.co/xgQxcoFmMA
11/23
2020
Rule 5 draft: Who makes the 40-man? Four spots are open on the White Sox roster ... with four players most in jeop… https://t.co/2byoX6jl2h
11/20
2020
Another not-yet-official hire: Miguel Cairo is the new White Sox bench coach Three decades La Russa’s junior, his… https://t.co/8Cfy3DJCCU
11/19
2020
Brilliant, Gio! cc: @Minoso9HOF https://t.co/UjZyvG8Z2o
11/17
2020
2020 SB Nation Offseason Sim projections We spent a lot less (Reinsdorf approves!) but generated just one fewer wi… https://t.co/HPE6FLhYcB
11/15
2020
Like Anderson and Jiménez, José Abreu brings enthusiasm to La Russa hire And Pito knows what challenge lies ahead… https://t.co/3DUPTMIcNk
11/14
2020
A little more Abreu on Ricky: "We’ve been fortunate to be around good people. Ricky was one of those people. He’s… https://t.co/4311bIY66IJose's congrats cont.: "... They let you know they appreciate you. It was good to get all those messages. This morn… https://t.co/GTCOJr1uN8José, on outpouring of messages since last night: "They are proud of me. I received a ton of messages and calls las… https://t.co/PyP0pJVs2kAbreu is just the third Cuban native to win AL MVP. What does this mean for Cuba? "For me and them, it means resp… https://t.co/begHfuyXMqJosé's emotions yesterday cont.: "...Getting this award and thinking about her, and what it would mean to her, was… https://t.co/C8EWGVJAtTJosé addressed his emotion yesterday on MLB Network: "Even thought I’ve gotten awards before, this one means more a… https://t.co/jQJGpFKjhxAbreu, seeming to address the radical change from Ricky to Tony: "Things happen. This is a free country, you can ha… https://t.co/OyeAmlnbuQJosé has been in touch with Ricky: "Yes, I’ve talked with him a few times, actually he reached out to me yesterday.… https://t.co/cAN0kRdZ2sAbreu is very clear about what the White Sox need to do in 2021: "We have to win. No matter how. We have to win.… https://t.co/yNRDzwyWWNAbreu reached out to another HOFer to learn about La Russa: "La Russa has been one of the greatest managers in the… https://t.co/e7OY77t2O0Abreu on managerial change: "I’m thankful for Rick and the coaching staff. They helped us a lot. I’m glad to have a… https://t.co/SWuWhJAXBHJosé Abreu, talking with Chicago media about his MVP, fielded his first La Russa question: "Yesterday morning I h… https://t.co/9unCDfRa2ATonight, it’s real: MVPito! A tribute to José Abreu, the American League’s best player, is the latest Breaking T m… https://t.co/wA9CKoHC3O
11/13
2020
La Russa fallout topples a prospective free agent @STR0 becomes the first White Sox target to say "thanks, no than… https://t.co/QGMETZnxj9
11/11
2020
South Side Sox Podcast 10: The La Russa Fallout @ColleenSullivan joins me to discuss the aftermath of Tony La Russ… https://t.co/0zmLe8oOrgTony La Russa: The wrong man, at the wrong time It’s beyond nitpicking the process now — the new manager must go… https://t.co/uzAEqDcUlnTony La Russa was arrested for DUI the day before the White Sox hired him What’s worse: The team knew about it… https://t.co/RS80gdaQXo
11/10
2020
The dawn of the La Russa Era: Hopeful, but hushed Neither Tim Anderson nor Eloy Jiménez — franchise cornerstones —… https://t.co/dADOmR6aNJNEEDLE SCRATCH: I somehow buried the lede, tweeting about "Tony La Russa" and "Silver Sluggers" instead of… https://t.co/jo4x65wbg8 @ryanswilson21 Given the furor, I think both Eloy and Tim were very positive about everything. The tone from Tim wa… https://t.co/J4uoConLGNI asked Eloy whether Luis Robert had reached out to thank him for sharing LF and helping him win a Gold Glove. Eloy… https://t.co/ovHAWRHTkSMore TA on La Russa: "I’m excited to see what kind of person he is … excited to see the Tony everyone is talking ab… https://t.co/fyrxoT4dXoTA then added, with a huge smile: "I’m going to ask him why everyone thinks we won’t get along."TA was asked if he anticipates changing his style under Tony: "No, I won’t change my style for Tony. I will conti… https://t.co/Wm1yf9W6LzI asked TA on being the only player contacted by Hahn before announcing Renteria's firing: "Definitely was a shoc… https://t.co/i0NTCuzlPONeither TA nor Eloy have spoken with Tony La Russa, but both are looking forward to it. TA: "I'm still waiting fo… https://t.co/HtxXFZULhYEloy on Ricky: "Ricky for me was a great man, on and off the field. For me, he helped me a lot. On the field, he ma… https://t.co/e6ngEwlUvNTA on Renteria's legacy with him: "He’s been in my corner since I've stepped into the big leagues, teaching me the… https://t.co/QapzCb8bAEEloy on La Russa: "What can I say? Tony is one of the greatest managers in the history of the game. When I saw the… https://t.co/RfVkZ8ayTq(TA said that last part with a laugh.)TA on La Russa: "Um, I don’t know. I've been reading what’s been going on. Talking to people to get a better unders… https://t.co/XQAq021aKDTalking to Tim Anderson and Eloy Jiménez tonight about their Silver Sluggers, which lasted ONE question before both… https://t.co/YtMcHvjqWP
11/6
2020
The good news? Tony La Russa is a great manager For all the legitimate criticism of the hire, his record is hard t… https://t.co/1XnOAwElkB
11/5
2020
The 2020 SB Nation offseason sim Not a ton of fireworks, but the White Sox maximized a modest budget… https://t.co/EaBpHy1L5R
11/3
2020
RIP, Little Jimmy Longtime SSS writer and reader James Osborn (@JamesOs30988211) has left us, and the White Sox un… https://t.co/lLOIPpom0D
11/2
2020
BBQ: Tony La Russa takeaways So, this is our White Sox reality going forward. How do we make the best of it?… https://t.co/X989KEek6J
10/31
2020
Tony! Toni! Toné! La Russa returns to the South Side, a Golden Girls joke wrapped in a controversy inside of a cul… https://t.co/ozMlW3h9Kt @MauldinMauldin4 @stevestone A reaction to the society that is coming to fruition ... like avoiding sexism and raci… https://t.co/vKGv5FChf5
10/29
2020
@Burns13Nick @stevestone You're not understanding my point. I am saying that a white man who's "controversial" is… https://t.co/hDMfbLRFIO @Burns13Nick @stevestone And, yes, race is an issue when a respected analyst like Steve Stone (who has now blocked… https://t.co/0bEOgN7DFk @Burns13Nick @stevestone Bauer's on-field persona (which I have no real objection to) is not the issue. Off the fi… https://t.co/k8Vvppgtfn
10/24
2020
@stevestone Skill as a pitcher and innovative training are fine. But he's an immature human, a sexist and a bully,… https://t.co/KrSBqB3MZp
10/22
2020
@chrystal_ok Fully geared up is the only way to run that Kanny-Winston-Charlotte gauntlet in 2021! @chrystal_ok An appearance by the Cannon Ballers eases the tension of any photo taken on hay balesSSS Podcast 9: Early offseason thoughts @Scott_Reichard joins me for a look at the manager search and offseason ne… https://t.co/ojycVVnBDL
10/20
2020
This was fun to put together, and plenty of worthy picks (and better choices than La Russa) remain, so stop by for… https://t.co/m6GzAkSVaC @mighty_flynn I believe I did also. That's a lotta Spin Doctors.
10/18
2020
@mighty_flynn I will meet your Gin Blossoms and add Spin Doctors to the bill in the early 90s category. Mid-90s? C… https://t.co/8UxIdidcZU
10/17
2020
Talk about a rested bullpen. OTD in 2005, the @WhiteSox clinched the AL Pennant behind their 4th straight complet… https://t.co/rx73lGnuxv
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10/16
2020
@DestroyBaseball The blocking hour!
10/14
2020
@OGTedBerg I'm Carey Amsterdam. The Rays discovered me while long-tossing on the USS Ranger. I trained at Tampa's s… https://t.co/pMLBFe8pqB
10/10
2020
@SportsPaperInfo it's the stool, so using the term writer is a tad aggressive
10/9
2020
@LivingColour @vurnt22 @DougWimbish @WillCalhounDrum @RevDaddyLove Flying, for the elegiac beauty. Back in Black,… https://t.co/bQ3pCQKjmn @BeautyOfAGame My first NFL game. What a thrill. It felt like Walter was Hank Aaron, passing Babe Ruth. Sweetness is forever a hero to me.
10/7
2020
@Keelin_Billue @billjamesonline @colleensullivan Death stare: perfected @Keelin_Billue @billjamesonline @colleensullivan I wasn't exactly a portfolio guy! I would LOVE to see that counsel… https://t.co/EQDli6CHg2 @Keelin_Billue @billjamesonline @colleensullivan Full disclosure: I'm a former model, proving that we're not all da… https://t.co/ctbJgCwVL1 @Keelin_Billue @billjamesonline People keep telling me this. Then I yell back BUT I'M A SWEETHEART. And they ro… https://t.co/OVt7AqVGy8
10/6
2020

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