White Sox morning roundup

White Sox morning roundup
February 8, 2012, 7:54 am
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From yesterday:

Mark Gonzales joined Chicago Tribune Live to look at what Robin Ventura may do with the White Sox lineup -- and I countered with my own thoughts about where guys should hit in the order. A quick preview: Alexei Ramirez is hitting second with Adam Dunn cleaning up.

Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel says the Marlins are the leading candidate to land Yoenis Cespedes, while Baseball Prospectus' Kevin Goldstein says the Cubs are most likely to sign the Cuban defector. Either way, the White Sox aren't leading that chase.

Paul Konerko has focused on hitting fastballs, which has paid huge dividends in the last two seasons.

The win expectancy chart from 2008's Game 163 is a fun look back at an absolutely nerve-wracking game.

Speaking of looking back at better times, James examines a game from 2009 in which Brian Anderson and Chris Getz hit in the Nos. 5 and 6 spots in the White Sox lineup against then-NL-ERA-leading Reds starter Johnny Cueto. Of course, the Sox plated 10 runs.

Jim's fantastic "From the Hall of Fame Library player files" series continued with a look at Zeke Bonura.

And in Kansas City news, George Brett's getting sued while Alex Gordon's getting paid.