Episode 115 is now available for your listening pleasure. Here is this week's rundown:
- With the Chicago White Sox already announcing changes to the coaching staff earlier in the week, according to MLB.com's Scott Merkin, former second baseman Chris Getz will take over as Director of Player Development. White Sox fans are a bit upset that the team really didn’t go out of their way to bring people from the outside and integrate them into the fold. Technically, Chris Getz is from the outside as he worked within the Royals organization, but he fits the stereotype of former White Sox gets coaching/front office gig. Do those fans have a point that these hiring decisions are more of the same from General Manager Rick Hahn?
- We recap the first two games of the ALCS and NLCS, with the Cleveland Indians pitching shutting down the Toronto Blue Jays offense. Can the Tribe sweep the Jays? Or will coming back home awaken their bats?
- Meanwhile, Clayton Kershaw and Kenley Jansen were awesome in Game 2, as the Dodgers blanked the Cubs in their 1-0 win. Now with the series heading to LA, who within the Dodgers starting staff can help Kershaw shut down the Cubs and help pick up the extra wins needed in this series?
- We continue our 2016 review of the Chicago White Sox, this time focusing on the infield as KenWo joins me. While the Todd Frazier trade did work out for the South Siders, how do we grade the deal for Brett Lawrie at second base? What is his future with the ballclub and discuss what Tim Anderson’s ceiling is and if 2016 was still a successful year for Jose Abreu, and which catchers should be on the top of the White Sox shopping list this offseason?
- Finally, we get to your questions in P.O. Sox. Here are the one's that made the show:
@SouthSideSox is Reddick having a bad enough 2nd half/postseason to now be getting a look from the Sox?— House (@House_423) October 17, 2016
@SouthSideSox Are these possible trade targets: Dozier, Khrus Davis, Sony Gray, Mccutchen?— anthony aigner (@aabatterythe1) October 17, 2016
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