MLB Power Rankings: Week 6


MLB Power Rankings: Week 6

Every Monday throughout the regular season, we'll be ranking all 30 MLB teams.

Take a look and offer up your thoughts in the comments or to us on twitter @CubsTalkCSN or @WhiteSoxTalkCSN.

Previous rankings: Preseason Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5

JJ Comments 1
Tony: Is Josh Hamilton even from this planet?
JJ: Josh Hamilton's on pace for, like, infinity home runs.
2 Tony: Is Carlos Beltran even from this planet?
JJ: Berkman's return only makes them stronger.
Tony: I give them the top spot and they go 2-4? Jerks.
JJ: Braves doing well, Barves not so much.
Tony: Sweep of the Cards has me convinced.
JJ: Only MLB team to have a staff FIP below 3.
Tony: Yes, they are for real.
JJ: Pitching good enough to sustain injury to Kemp?
Tony: Will injuries be their downfall?
JJ: Moore averaging 5 BB9. Yikes. 7
Tony: Season rides on Kemp's balky hammy.
JJ: This year's version of last year's Pirates? 8
Tony: Looks like Jeter wants himself another ring.
JJ: Jeter's offensive success might win him a Gold Glove.

Tony: Bautista starting to hit a bit more.
JJ: So close, yet so far in tough AL East.
Tony: Still leading the disappointing AL Central.
JJ: Stanton's walk-off slam was incredible.
Tony: Alright, they're starting to move up.
JJ: Ubaldo's issues are extremely concerning.
Tony: Offense has 'em here, will pitching take 'em further?
JJ: Chapman: 15.8 K9, 0.00 ERA.
Tony: Definitely didn't think they'd only be .500 by now.
JJ: Not too high on them, waiting for it to fall apart.
Tony: Propensity for drama, but still getting wins.
JJ: Playin' like a bunch of corncobs, you guys.
Tony: I don't understand. What are they doing with Belt?
JJ: What Tony said. What's up with Belt?
Tony: Gotta hand it to them, finding ways to win.
JJ: Juan Pierre leads them in OBP. Juan Pierre!
Tony: How are they losing so many Halladay games?
JJ: Concerns about Beckett's off-day are hilarious.

Tony: Trumbo's homering enough for both him and Pujols.
JJ: Tenuous success led by Josh Reddick, of all people.
Tony: Can they overcome rash of injuries?
JJ: Wilson getting played off 867-5309 was brilliance.
Tony: Hey, at least they had a 4-3 week.
JJ: Still an above .500 team by expected W-L.
Tony: If Sale's starting, that's a huge boost.
JJ: Haven't won any of their last six series.
Tony: Have four good SPs, if only they had a fifth.
JJ: Arguably one of MLB's biggest disappointments.
Tony: Not living up to expectations, that's for sure.
JJ: Dempster proving how irrelevant pitcher W-L records are.
Tony: the Cutch is starting to heat up for the Buccos.
JJ: Man, Hosmer's had some bad BABIP luck.
Tony: They need J.D. Martinez to produce.
JJ: Awful stretch of play threatens to bury them.
Tony: Coming off a simply horrible week of play.
JJ: Second-best ERA, worst offense in majors.
Tony: Hey, they won both Sox series this week.
JJ: Pitching has reverted to pre-2007 form. 28
Tony: If Montero starts to heat up, that'd be key.
JJ: Sad to say, but Ichiro's showing his age.

Tony: At least there's hope for the future.
JJ: Jeff Suppan has a 1.69 ERA in 3 starts. Jeff Suppan!

Tony: Remember when they used to be perennial contenders?
JJ: Bad offense, worse pitching, awful team right now.

White Sox RF Adam Eaton among finalists for Gold Glove Award

White Sox RF Adam Eaton among finalists for Gold Glove Award

White Sox right fielder Adam Eaton is one of three finalists for a Rawlings Gold Glove.

Eaton, Boston’s Mookie Betts and Houston’s George Springer were named as the American League right field candidates on Thursday.

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A 2014 finalist in center field, Eaton finished second behind Betts in Defensive Runs Saved with 22, according to Eaton also finished with an Ultimate Zone Rating of 23.1 and led all outfielders with 18 assists.

Eaton batted .284/.362/.428 with 14 home runs, 59 RBIs and 91 runs scored. He also stole 14 bases and was worth 6.0 Wins Above Replacement.

White Sox Talk Podcast: National media fails to recognize White Sox as 2005 champs


White Sox Talk Podcast: National media fails to recognize White Sox as 2005 champs

Chuck Garfien, Slavko Bekovic and Chris Kamka react to the national media blunders that failed to recognize the White Sox as 2005 World Series champions. 

Later, the guys discuss Jerry Reinsdorf's comments about cheering for the Cubs and break down what it takes to beat the Indians. 

Check out the latest edition of the White Sox Talk Podcast below: