Friends, it’s your buddy BeefLoaf……I’m here to round up the weekend with, “the Good, the Bad, the Ugly”……..a little snippet of what the 108ers see when attending games for a Sox homestand…………..
#62forQ – On Thursday the White Sox traded Jose Quintana to the Cubs for Eloy Jimenez, Dylan Cease and two other prospects that are likely to be working at Chipotle by the end of the season. This trade has fully cemented the White Sox rebuild as he is the last high profile player to be traded. This trade also inspired the 108ers to start a campaign for the White Sox Friday Night game, the first game since the All-Star break to celebrate Jose Quintana’s White Sox career, “Irish Wake Style”, by drinking 62 beers during the pre, game and post. Of course, we crushed this goal and had a great time doing so…..special thanks to @Pete_Hand for buying the 108ers a round to help accomplish this.
Derek Holland – He looks cooked, he looks finished. Everyone is hitting the ball hard off of him and to all fields. I’d be in shock if he could have even 1 start the rest of the season in which he goes 7 innings. Chorizy-E was mentioning that he as a $2M bonus if he hits 150 IP for the season. He’s at 97 Innings right now, so maybe the Sox just make him go away John Danks style before long and we won’t have to watch him much more. Bring on Reynaldo Lopez.
“Kids Run The Bases!” Line – MSS took a piss in the 9th, d-hy-drate-d, and he could barely get into the bathroom because of this line. Then while exiting, the goddamn line took up half of the concourse. Teachers, parents always yell at kids to get in single file lines, time to take that advice yourself folks! Seems like this could be done better, but it’s the Sox, so who knows.
Tim Anderson’s Defense – We’ve written previously about Anderson’s struggles and the effects that some things in his personal life might be having on his performance. He is struggling mightily this year and it is getting harder and harder to watch. It seems that basically every game he is making a major defensive gaff. This year, I guess it’s fine because the more losses that pile up the better it is for the future, but goddamn is it tough to watch. He could probably use a mental health day every so often, especially once Moncada is here.
Sink Water Temp – Listen, we get it, the park and what goes on at the park can get messy and disgusting. But 175 degree water in the bathroom by the 108 is insane yo! MSS made his way out slowly on Saturday, and stopped by a different bathroom and the water was a reasonable temp, so it can be done. Poor BeefLoaf lost 2 layers of skin on his gnarly paws and MSS couldn’t keep his hand under there that long at all. It’s nuts and dangerous. Dangerous for your nuts too, just ask Slumpbuster.