Even with Mike Scioscia seemingly safe, there are still a lot of skippers in varying degrees of danger as baseball fast approaches its stretch run. Here is my ranking of 12 managers who may feel the seat starting to get warm, and one who may be the first casualty of 2014 as soon as this week.
Manager Robin Ventura sat Paul Konerko on Wednesday so he could get two days of rest with the off day today, and after the game Ventura revealed that that Konerko was indeed mildly concussed.
MLB has announced that the Sox-Cubs, and most other interleague rivalry series, will be shortened from six to four games, with two games being in each park as opposed to three. This could end up being a good thing for the rivalry.
The 2012 season for the Chicago White Sox to this point has been full of surprises. The man who has been the most surprising and impressive thus far for the White Sox may not even be the one playing. It’s the one calling the shots: Robin Ventura.
I soaked up a lot throughout the five or-so hours I spent at U.S. Cellular Field yesterday, and I think you’ll all enjoy hearing what I found to be unique about “The Cell” this season. But first, let’s touch on the game.