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Looks like it's that time again.  Let's get right to the questions.

Why is Jenks still on this team? Am I the only one who sees he doesn't have it anymore, including Ozzie? How many blown saves will it take???? Even my wife, who is a Cardinals fan, sees it. She hopes they trade him to the Cubs. Ernest Rogel Jr., LaSalle, Ill.

Settle down there, Ernie.  First of all, I'm not sure what your wife's rooting interest has to do with anything.  Unless she's blind and retarded - not unusual, of course, for brides in LaSalle; really need to do something about Carus Corporation's chemical polluting - I'd expect she could see it.  Second, as the poll below indicates, you are not alone.  You are also not alone in being told by Bobby to go f**k yourself.

Mark, I am a vendor at both Chicago ballparks. I'm calling Bobby Jenks out. I saw Jenks riding around the park on Sunday with his son on a gas powered skateboard. I am upset that he plays, has fun and then blows the lead...again. I am a Sox fan, a vendor next. I do, in fact, watch the games when I can. Lately that is for most of the game. For the money that he's paid, he should hold or save most of the games that he is put into. Not ride his skateboard around the park. Thanks for letting me sound off. I feel better already. Ron Raney, Chicago.

I agree.  Players should be totally serial at all times.  Particularly when they are with their child hours before they play.  Bobby should be thinking - nay, obsessing - about his role every waking hour.  Look at Carlos Quentin to see the excellent return on that approach.  And, if I may sound off, kids today simply screw around too much.  I know you're with me on this one, Ronster.  When you and I were growing up, our parents would have pushed us off such a skateboard, smashed it in half and told us to get back to our work of getting them a beer.

If the Sox keep losing games, do you think Ken Williams will add a big player like he did last year with Peavy and Rios, or do you think hell be selling? Tyler M, Andrew, Iowa

The White Sox have long had the best scouting coverage of the Honkbal Hoofdklasse.  Rumors have been floating for weeks that their main European scout, Jan met de Pet, has been intensely following OF Quensly Bazoer of Mr. Cocker HCAW. Bazoer is reportedly one hell of a honkballer, so it will be difficult to spring him from Mr. Cocker's hands without some quality lubricant.