MLB: Chicago White Sox-Media Day

Waiting on Luis Robert

Sometimes there’s a blind spot. An uncorrectable weakness. A seemingly systemic Achilles’ heel that exists for reasons that don’t quite make sense. Think of the Chicago Bears’ practically perennial ineptitude at developing quarterbacks. You can recognize the flaw. It’s glaringly obvious as it stares you in the face, year in and year out. But there’s […]

MLB: Miami Marlins at San Diego Padres

Where Have All the Weirdos Gone?

Spring training starts in earnest today, but if you’ve been paying any attention to Twitter you know that the majority of this season’s important players are already enjoying the weather on the back fields in Glendale, Ariz.. Editor emeritus and current Athletic sensation James Fegan is on the beat and captured my favorite image of […]

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox

The most valuable White Sox position player prospect of the Millennium

It’s been a long time since the White Sox had a single position player prospect worth getting as excited about as Yoan Moncada, Eloy Jimenez, or Luis Robert. Having a troika of players who should at worst be competent major leaguers is a delightful change and a reminder that things weren’t always so bleak. During […]

MLB: World Series-Cleveland Indians at Chicago Cubs

Seven Former White Sox on 2018 Hall of Fame Ballot

MLB released the 2018 Hall of Fame ballot Monday afternoon. The list consists of an absolutely absurd 33 candidates, some of whom will be unfairly looked over because of the stubborn insistence that each voter can only vote for 10 players per year regardless of backlog. There’s a good mix of slam dunk new candidates (Chipper […]