Episode 88 has a special guest with Chicago White Sox assistant general manager, Buddy Bell, sitting down with Jim to review the progress Tim Anderson has made on defense, what they are hoping to see out of Carson Fulmer in Birmingham, and why they promoted Corey Zangari to Kannapolis.
The segment begins at the 12:00-minute mark.
Here is this week's show rundown:
- We recap the home opening weekend for the Sox and take a look at the early season struggles of Zach Duke. While other bullpen arms are excelling to start 2016, we wonder if Duke is being used correctly as a LOOGY, or if Robin Ventura is quickly losing confidence the left-hander?
- After the Buddy Bell interview, we preview the upcoming series for Chicago against the Minnesota Twins. With the worst record in baseball and one of the two teams remaining without a win, what kind of series are the Sox entering? With the alarmingly high amount of whiffs from the Twins, could we see high strikeout performances from Jose Quintana and Carlos Rodon?
- Finally, we answer your questions in P.O. Sox. Here are this week's questions:
@SouthSideSox he's not Micah Johnson, but Brett Lawrie is gonna be a below average defender at second base, isn't he?— Mike Clarke (@Aldermanclarke) April 8, 2016
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