MLB: Chicago White Sox-Media Day

James Shields, White Sox saying all the right things

GLENDALE, Ariz. — After James Shields’ start Monday, in which he walked three and gave up two earned runs in 2.2 innings, the veteran was calm and professional despite the lackluster results. “I think I could’ve been a little better in the first few innings,” Shields said of the performance. “But that’s part of Spring […]

MLB: Spring Training-Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs

South Side Spring Training 5: Abreu’s past in the spotlight again

1. Another detail from Jose Abreu’s journey to America emerged on Wednesday, as the first baseman testified that he swallowed a page from his fake passport during a flight from Haiti to Miami. The White Sox first baseman was forced to re-live that moment and those days and weeks leading up to it because he was called […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals

Depth still matters for teams like the White Sox

The reasons why the White Sox found themselves in a position where contention no longer seemed palpable are aplenty. In order for a team to get to a point where selling off their two best players for prospects and pushing their competitive window back several years seems like the best course of action, plenty of poor […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

It’s Spring Training time and everyone’s feelin’ fine

White Sox pitchers and catchers — as well as a good number of early-arriving position players — participated in workouts at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., for the first time Tuesday. The start of Spring Training is normally noteworthy for no other reason than because it’s the start of something. We’re still more than six […]

NFL: Camelback Ranch Aerials

Everything you need to pay attention to during Spring Training

White Sox pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training in Glendale, Ariz., on Tuesday and you’re lucky enough to have stumbled upon this article, which will tell you all the important things to pay attention to over the next six weeks. You’re welcome. The young guys, duh Duh. We’ve read plenty about all of the […]

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The Catbird Speaks 2.13.17 – Spring Training Preview with James Fegan

James Fegan, White Sox reporter for The Athletic Chicago and BPSouthside.com’s Editor Emeritus, returns to the podcast fresh off of his flight to Arizona for Spring Training to help us preview White Sox camp. Among the topics: -Why all the new, young arms are among the things to most look forward to at camp, -What […]