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Old 07-16-2013, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by rdivaldi View Post
Not necessarily so. Rebuilding and dismantling is very risky, it's taken the Pirates 20 years to finally assemble a winner. I would also submit that given our inability to acquire young talent in recent years, we might be worse off.
20 years?! There's another guy in this very same thread who thinks talk of the Sox taking 5 years to rebuild is "garbage":

Careful, he might accuse you of feeding off of negativity.

White Sox Baseball
# of teams with a longer playoff drought = 3:
San Diego (2006), Miami (2003), Seattle (2001)

# of teams with fewer playoff appearances since 1995 = 4:
* (2), TOR** (1), MIA (2), WASH(2), MILW(2)

# of Sox seasons in the this decade that were arguably dismal failures = 5:
2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Conclusion: Blame Sox fans for not showing up to enough games

* back to back AL Champs, WS Champs 2014-15
** advanced to ALCS in '15
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