MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: A win is a win is a win

1. The White Sox snapped their five-game losing streak and salvaged a win to end an otherwise disastrous season-opening home stand thanks, almost entirely, to Matt Davidson. Be a hero. pic.twitter.com/9RBPO1XnwE — Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) April 11, 2018 The home run and win will overshadow what was another sloppy and often times perplexing performance […]

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: These Things Are Bound To Happen

1. Opening Day in Chicago seemed hunky dory when the White Sox turned a 7-3 lead over to the expectantly reliable duo of Nate Jones and Joakim Soria. Then some time passed, too many Tigers crossed home plate, and next thing you knew the White Sox were 9-7 losers in 10 innings. As much as […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Toronto Blue Jays

South Side Morning 5: A normal baseball game where nothing weird happened

Wednesday’s 4-3 victory over the Blue Jays will be remembered — if it’s remembered for anything — for the unusual play in the top of the 5th inning that will ultimately go down as nothing more than an RBI single by Yoan Moncada. But five impressive innings from Carson Fulmer, two more home runs, and […]

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The Catbird Speaks 4.4.18 – Real White Sox Baseball, For Better or Worse

With four games in the books, Nick Schaefer is joined by Mark Primiano and Frank Firke to chat about the White Sox, early-season happenings, animals, and the Unwritten Rules. Tune in for: Tim Anderson and Matt Davidson talk; The encouraging start of Reynaldo Lopez; Royals & Tigers schadenfreude; The Twins being ridiculous; and Animal chat. […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Houston Astros

South Side Morning 5: The Continued Development of Lucas Giolito

1. A fun thing about spring training is seeing players who are very important to a team’s future play up to their potential, and dreaming of them translating that to regular season success. The stats, as we know, are meaningless, but Lucas Giolito regularly showcased the velocity with his fastball and precision with his breaking […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals

South Side Morning 5: Opening Day Dingers

1. The anticipation and excitement that comes with Opening Day make it almost impossible to not overreact, whether it’s to something bad or something good. Any reasonable baseball observer knows what happens only matters as much as any single game can. It’s an oft-repeated sentiment: It’s just one game. It’s a long season. Small sample sizes. Etc. It […]

MLB: Spring Training-Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago White Sox

2018 Season Preview: Position Players

Tuesday and Wednesday, the staff at BP South Side will be providing quick-hit takes on the different White Sox positional groups, making predictions on who will be the regular starters at different points in the season, as well as offering optimistic takes, pessimistic takes, and hot takes. Today’s post features the position players. Outfield Opening […]