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Podcast: Same Direction

After standing pat after the trade deadline, White Sox fans ponder what direction is this team going?

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Episode 63 is live and Jim rejoins the show. Here is the show's rundown:

  • Jim gives a review of Fenway Park.
  • We discuss why the White Sox ultimately held on to Jeff Samardzija and how that decision could foreshadow their off-season plans.
  • Young arms have became the currency exchanged between trades. With the White Sox cupboard's stock with the likes of Frankie Montas, Tyler Danish, Spencer Adams, and Erik Johnson the team has attractive pieces to barter with. Then why didn't they? We break down how the prices for the likes of Yoenis Cespedes were just simply too rich for Rick Hahn's blood.
  • Friend of the podcast, Dan Szymborski, shares with us the updated ZiPS standings projections. How the Toronto Blue Jays have given themselves a coin flip's chance of making the play-offs, who is the favorite in the American League, and if the Chicago Cubs can catch San Francisco or Los Angeles for a Wild Card berth (Begins at the 24:16 mark).
  • Finally, we get to your questions in P.O. Sox (Begins at 44:15 mark). Here are some of the gems:

To listen, simply click play below:

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