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Old 10-27-2012, 07:23 AM
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Default Trib beat writer swap?

Reading the Tribune mobile site this morning, I noticed Paul Sullivan wrote a story on the Williams-Hahn transition/double promotion. Curiously, Gonzo was credited with writing a story on a Cubs prospect. Has anyone heard if Sully and Gonzo have swapped beats?
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Old 10-27-2012, 08:19 AM
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Did anyone notice at the end of the season that Bruce Levine & Doug Padilla switched Cubs/Sox beatwriter roles for ESPNchicago.com and ESPN Radio? Probably because Sox September games were more "meaningful" and Levine had more clout to get better interviews.
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Old 10-27-2012, 08:19 AM
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Gosh I sure hope not. I didnt like sullivan when he was on the Sox beat. And since he went to the cubs he has become a cub cheerleader. Gonzo is a down the middle writer, not a fan boy.
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Old 10-27-2012, 09:11 AM
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How long has it been since they regularly swapped at ASG time every year?
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Old 10-27-2012, 09:19 AM
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I'm pretty sure Gonzo has been hanging around in Arizona for the Fall League, which that prospect is taking part in.
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Old 10-27-2012, 09:26 AM
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I'm pretty sure Gonzo has been hanging around in Arizona for the Fall League, which that prospect is taking part in.
Maybe it was just a one-time story swap, then.
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Old 10-27-2012, 09:46 AM
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Gonzo is in Arizona covering the fall league. The Sox making the announcement when they did meant he was out of the loop as far as covering it.

Just bad timing.

It is unusual though that the Sox were able to do this yesterday with announcements of this sort supposedly embargoed during the World Series...Bud must have given permission.

To me the bigger question is why since the season ended has Gonzo not been on Chicago Tribune Live! talking about the Sox?

They do talk about the club (occasionally...) but it's never been with Gonzo since the season ended.

You'd think the guy who covers the team on a daily basis would be asked to participate.

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Old 10-27-2012, 02:43 PM
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I don't have a beef with Gonzalez in terms of the fairness of his coverage. But boy, is he a poor writer.
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Old 10-27-2012, 03:38 PM
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I don't have a beef with Gonzalez in terms of the fairness of his coverage. But boy, is he a poor writer.
I disagree. I think he is fantastic. I am not a fan of the Tribune, but their beat writers are all good IMO. I also like Haugh.

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Old 10-27-2012, 08:45 PM
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Did anyone notice at the end of the season that Bruce Levine & Doug Padilla switched Cubs/Sox beatwriter roles for ESPNchicago.com and ESPN Radio? Probably because Sox September games were more "meaningful" and Levine had more clout to get better interviews.
Doug has been on the Cubs beat all year ever since February.
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Old 10-27-2012, 11:05 PM
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Gonzo is in Arizona covering the fall league. The Sox making the announcement when they did meant he was out of the loop as far as covering it.

Just bad timing.

It is unusual though that the Sox were able to do this yesterday with announcements of this sort supposedly embargoed during the World Series...Bud must have given permission.

To me the bigger question is why since the season ended has Gonzo not been on Chicago Tribune Live! talking about the Sox?

They do talk about the club (occasionally...) but it's never been with Gonzo since the season ended.

You'd think the guy who covers the team on a daily basis would be asked to participate.

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A lot of times, they are cool with big announcements during the World Series if it is done on an off day. They just don't want it conflicting with the games.
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Old 10-28-2012, 04:39 PM
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A lot of times, they are cool with big announcements during the World Series if it is done on an off day. They just don't want it conflicting with the games.
Also, this isn't exactly a "big" announcement to anyone nationally, save for Sox fans who are really into the front office dealings of their team.
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:12 AM
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Also, this isn't exactly a "big" announcement to anyone nationally, save for Sox fans who are really into the front office dealings of their team.
It may not be huge news nationally, but Williams has made himself in to one of the more renown GM names in baseball. It would/did definitely garner some attention. Doesn't mean he was the greatest GM, but he made his presence known to the point where most baseball fans know who was the White Sox GM. It should represent a pretty drastic change in how the organization operates.
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Old 10-30-2012, 02:24 PM
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It may not be huge news nationally, but Williams has made himself in to one of the more renown GM names in baseball. It would/did definitely garner some attention. Doesn't mean he was the greatest GM, but he made his presence known to the point where most baseball fans know who was the White Sox GM. It should represent a pretty drastic change in how the organization operates.
Anywho would cared knew a month or 2 ago when Heyman broke the story.
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