I posted an article at the Chicago Sports Review site called
White Sox and Consistency
It is at
Here is the intro:
"Ken Williams and Ozzie Guillen said that the Sox should not rely on the HR so much this year. They thought that part of the problem was that last year they scored alot of runs but sometimes they would score 17 one day and only 1 or 0 the next. So they "re-tooled" the team, to have more speed and be less reliant on the HR. Has it worked, is there less variability in the Sox runs scored per game this year?"
My basic answer is no, based on run scoring patterns in both years. Also, using regression analysis, I show that consistency is of little value anyway.