MLB: San Francisco Giants at Chicago White Sox

What matters now and what matters in the future

I was heading to work Wednesday afternoon when a buddy sent me a message to rib me over the fact that the White Sox bullpen had just blown a 3-1 lead in the eighth inning of what wound up a 5-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals. This gentle fan-to-fan banter is commonplace in my […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Minnesota Twins

South Side Morning 5: The good Carson Fulmer appeared

1. Things far more important than baseball were almost certainly circulating in Jose Abreu‘s mind this past weekend. With the homes and lives of nearly everyone he holds dear in danger thanks to hurricane Irma, Abreu had two of the best back-to-back games of his career. On Saturday he capped a tremendous night by legging […]

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The Catbird Speaks 9.7.17 – Lucas Giolito’s Success and the AL Wild Card Mess

Nick and Collin got together on a Thursday afternoon to discuss the success of the White Sox young pitchers, the state of the AL Wild Card race, and a number of other random things. Among the topics: Lucas Giolito’s most recent start, as well as how good he’s looked during his brief time thus far […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers

Which major league newcomers have the best chance of sticking around?

I am a sucker for major league debuts. Whether it’s a heralded prospect whose ascent was long anticipated, or a non-prospect September call-up just barely clinging to their professional career, seeing players realize their life-long goal is exciting. It’s something I always try to tune in for, regardless of who or for what team. Jace […]

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: Prospects, Roster Filler, And Avi

1. Lucas Giolito’s 7-inning, 10-strikeout gem in Sunday’s victory over the Rays wasn’t quite the complete game shutout our own Nick Schaefer boldly predicted would happen before the season began, but it represented a glimpse of why scouts and prospect analysts alike were drooling over the 23-year-old’s potential not all that long ago. James Fegan went […]

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