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Old 09-06-2017, 10:07 AM
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The Giants have now surpassed the Phillies for worst record. This is a team that won 3 WS titles this decade and came within one game of eliminating the Cubs last offseason.

As it stands now, Phillies are 0.5 games better than SF and the Sox are 3rd worse and 2 games ahead of the Giants.

Oakland has lost 8 straight and might just nab a top 3 pick at season's end.
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Old 09-08-2017, 09:20 AM
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If the Sox play the way they have played since the call ups, we will probably slip to a top 5 pick or top 6.
Not so fast. We're now only 1/2 game better than the Giants and only 1.5 better than the Phillies, who have the worst overall record. The Tigers and A's are tied for the 4th worst record and they're 5 games ahead of us.

Up next, we play those very same Giants this weekend. The battle for the #2 pick! Just like the Niners and the Bears!
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Old 09-08-2017, 12:06 PM
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Not so fast. We're now only 1/2 game better than the Giants and only 1.5 better than the Phillies, who have the worst overall record. The Tigers and A's are tied for the 4th worst record and they're 5 games ahead of us.

Up next, we play those very same Giants this weekend. The battle for the #2 pick! Just like the Niners and the Bears!
The series against the Giants is the most important series of the year ;).

Mostly because I don't want Seth Beer. Or to drop to the point of drafting him.
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Old 10-16-2017, 09:02 AM
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Nick Hostetler Q&A about the draft:
http://m.mlb.com/news/article/258468...sox-questions/
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Old 10-16-2017, 02:48 PM
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Nick Hostetler Q&A Part 2:
http://m.whitesox.mlb.com/news/artic...picId=27118146
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