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  1. Robin Ventura was made to manage

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- Long before Robin Ventura even knew he wanted to manage, Chicago White Sox GM Ken Williams had written down his name as a possible candidate, among other names, in a folder that Williams updates and maintains. Ventura is understated and e...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  2. The Chicago White Sox found a manager who fits the modern prototy...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that in Robin Ventura's first season as manager of the Chicago White Sox, he has proved to have all of the necessary qualities a big league skipper needs in the modern game.

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2012
  3. Guillen's personality not worth headache

    Jim Bowden

    As a player, Ozzie Guillen earned a reputation as a fiery competitor who liked to get his uniform dirty and was never at a loss for words, whether aimed at an umpire, opponent or even a teammate. After 13 years as the Chicago White Sox's shortstop, w...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  4. MLB: The Chicago White Sox's 2011 fate and 2012 prospects

    Baseball Prospectus, Jim Bowden and Dan Szymborski

    Jim Bowden, Baseball Prospectus and Dan Szymborski have combined for the Kiss 'Em Goodbye series, a look at every team's 2011 fate -- once it's eliminated -- with a look ahead to 2012 and beyond. This is the entry for the Chicago White Sox.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2011
  5. Ruben Amaro and the Phillies could go two ways -- Buster Olney --...

    Buster Olney

    Philadelphia has been extremely underwhelming given the talent all over the roster. And it forces Ruben Amaro to make a decision. Does he make a move to stir up some impatience or wait for talent to get healthy? Buster examines.

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  6. Strain between Chicago White Sox's Ozzie Guillen and Ken Williams...

    Buster Olney

    Ozzie Guillen and Ken Williams have always had an interesting relationship, but a World Series title in 2005 may have served as a Band-Aid over a festering situation. Now, in the midst of losing, things seem certain to get messy, or end poorly.

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  7. Stephen Strasburg wasted no time in alerting observers about his ...

    Buster Olney

    Everybody who saw Stephen Strasburg last night felt like they were seeing something authentic, something hard to place. Even the plate umpire had to adjust to what he was dealing with. So, too, will the rest of the league.

    Blog | Conversation | June 09, 2010
  8. Buster Olney Blog -- MLB -- Jim Thome gives Joe Torre his Straw m...

    Buster Olney

    It's Strawberry fields for Joe Torre -- at least that's what it means for L.A. to pick up Jim Thome, writes Buster Olney. Plus, what was the reasoning behind Kenny Williams' decision to wave the white flag? It wasn't good poker, at the very least.

    Blog | Conversation | September 01, 2009
  9. The effects of the MLB trade deadline already are on display

    Buster Olney

    You already can see how baseball has shifted ever so slightly after the trade deadline. In places such as San Diego, the reality is bleak, Buster Olney says.

    Blog | Conversation | August 02, 2009
  10. Buster Olney: Why Jake Peavy could go to the White Sox

    We all thought Jake Peavy could end up in Chicago, but on the Sox? Buster says it could happen and then checks other deals that could be in the making. Plus notes, movements, analysis, injuries and why Brad Penny might be ripe for the trading block.

    Blog | Conversation | May 21, 2009
  11. Baseball Prospectus: White Sox headed for a fall

    Christina Kahrl

    With the White Sox only a few short months removed from a division title, we're already predicting a fold-up as dramatic as the one we projected for the team in 2007.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2009
  12. Given a chance, minorities thriving with White Sox

    Jerry Crasnick

    With GM Kenny Williams leading the way, the White Sox are perhaps the most progressive organization in baseball when it comes to minority hiring.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2005
  13. Guillen moving to top of list

    Jerry Crasnick

    Chicago has a long list of potential managers, but Marlins' coach Ozzie Guillen appears to be near the top.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2003