White Sox. Sans Jake Burger. Which is a bummer for him and the locals.
He's a first baseman, as opposed to a designated hitter trying to play first base
Teams hire inexperienced managers, in terms of managers who have not managed for MLB teams in the past, for different reasons. Everyone has to get their start at some point, or else it would just be retreads with every opening. Also, as front-office influence and analytics have grown in the game, managers are viewed differently. They are more of an extension of the front office than a separate tower. There's a trend toward data-savvy managers who excel in human relations, media relations and analytics, oh and game management stuff matters too. New desires have opened the door for new candidates. And some of the old candidates don't fit what teams want.
We'll find out here shortly.
Good soccer here. Always has been. Always will be. It's all about the clubs, unfortunately, more than high schools. I think that's a shame, and sometimes a sham.
Behind is behind, and the Cardinals will finish behind them. Cubs are on a five-game heater that included a complete and total beatdown of the Brew Crew, by the way. Rotation is stirring.
Perhaps. He hits and hits and hits. And plays sound D. Many were more excited about Shrock than Munoz when the deal went down, and that could be the case again now.
Too early to tell. See how Wednesday goes.
OK, folks. Gotta run. For real this time. Thanks for letting me step away for a bit to shoot the video, which should be landing on STLToday.com later this afternoon. If I missed your question, find me via email or on Twitter (@Ben_Fred). Thanks!