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Something missing in ChiSox clubhouse: The Storm

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08:18 AM ET 03.06 | There's a new sheriff in town, Robin Ventura, and he's very different from the old sheriff. AC/DC's "TNT" blared over the loudspeakers to announce the impending start of a White Sox game, as is customary here and at The Cell. ... The manager stood on the top step of the dugout. And then ... nothing. Depending on your outlook, that nothingness was either joyfully blissful or painfully dull. This Sox manager didn't turn around and start a running conversation with the fans in the expensive seats. This manager didn't drop an f-bomb cluster that caused collateral damage. This manager didn't have to worry about tripping over a thicket of TV cameramen after the game.

Chicago Sun-Times

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March 6, 2012  08:34 AM ET

Fantastic news.

March 6, 2012  08:47 AM ET

Deadly calm. Ventura is going to show how things are taken with a grain of salt

March 6, 2012  08:49 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Deadly calm. Ventura is going to show how things are taken with a grain of salt

The tiniest granule.

March 6, 2012  08:50 AM ET

There's still some talent on that team. Let's see what a focus on baseball instead of theatrics can do, esp. in the AL Central behind the Tigers. I'd love to see Dunn bounce back.

March 6, 2012  08:54 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

There's still some talent on that team.

Yeah, we have Morel.

March 6, 2012  08:55 AM ET

The Storm is missing in the White Sox clubhouse. So are major league baseball players.

March 6, 2012  08:57 AM ET

Not much to see here.

March 6, 2012  09:05 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

The Storm is missing in the White Sox clubhouse. So are major league baseball players.

Please see post #6

March 6, 2012  09:05 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Not much to see here.

Yeah too bad it's not a Valentine non article for you to drool over.

March 6, 2012  09:17 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

Yeah too bad it's not a Valentine non article for you to drool over.

Valentine still has plenty of storm, most of it rainy

March 6, 2012  09:21 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Valentine still has plenty of storm, most of it rainy

Er, I meant Windy

March 6, 2012  09:22 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

Er, I meant Windy

He has a bunch of that bad at managing baseball storm in him.

March 6, 2012  09:24 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

Yeah too bad it's not a Valentine non article for you to drool over.

Oh I think your kisser is on the Bobby V threads a lot more than mine.

March 6, 2012  09:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

Oh I think your kisser is on the Bobby V threads a lot more than mine.

Debatable.

March 6, 2012  09:37 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

Debatable.

Not really.

March 6, 2012  09:39 AM ET

It will be interesting to see how a guy with no coaching experience will manage a MLB team.

March 6, 2012  09:41 AM ET
QUOTE(#17):

It will be interesting to see how a guy with no coaching experience will manage a MLB team.

I'd say with the lineup he has, even if he is a good strategic manager, no one will ever be able to tell.

March 6, 2012  09:45 AM ET
QUOTE(#18):

I'd say with the lineup he has, even if he is a good strategic manager, no one will ever be able to tell.

Yeah, unfortunately the WSox have a few holes in that line up. I think I head the O/U on them was 80 wins this year.

March 6, 2012  09:46 AM ET

Slow morning

 
March 6, 2012  09:46 AM ET

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