After Gavin Floyd retired the first 14 Red Sox batters, he couldn’t help it. He was definitely thinking about the perfect game Phil Humber pitched last weekend.
This is not the time to stand by your rookie project, when you have a better, obvious option off to a dominant start.
Our first look at this team is positive, seeing solid starting pitching, a bullpen that includes some eyebrow-raising no-names, some well-timed home runs and opportune defensive highlights.
When the White Sox traded Sergio Santos to the Blue Jays, they didn’t just lose one of their best young pitchers.
The White Sox have agreed to one-year contracts with 24 players, including second baseman Gordon Beckham, catcher Tyler Flowers and starting pitcher Chris Sale.
Entering the 2011 season, the White Sox were the consensus favorite to win the American League Central. One year later, however, it’s a completely different story.
Though Reed is the youngest and least experienced of the three, he likely is the leader for the job going into Spring Training.
Gone are longtime ace Mark Buehrle and closer Sergio Santos — two moves that surprised pitching coach Don Cooper.