MLB: Spring Training-Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox

White Sox Season in Review: Ryan Burr, Ian Hamilton, Caleb Frare

On the one hand, the arguments to draft Zack Burdi with the 26th overall pick in 2016 were pretty clear: relievers are playing a bigger role on major league rosters than ever before, and Burdi looked like a basically ready-to-go out of the box late inning reliever, with huge velocity and two potential plus secondary […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians

Fulmer and Burger and Collins, Oh My

Talent can be acquired without the use of first round draft picks.  Jose Ramirez was an international amateur free agent,  Paul Goldschmidt was an 8th round pick, J.D. Martinez 20th round, Mookie Betts 5th round, and Giancarlo Stanton was a second rounder for the Marlins before becoming a trade acquisition for the Yankees. Still, if […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers

What Does 2018 Mean?

The fun part of the season came and went rather quickly.  The White Sox went 17-12 in August, despite series against the surging Rays, Cleveland, the Yankees and a few games against the Red Sox.  During that run, they allowed only 4.38 runs per nine, as Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez and the newly-arrived Michael Kopech […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees

The White Sox Are Good?

Following a 6-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night, the White Sox moved to 10-3 over their last 13 games. The simplest explanation here is, “12 of those games were against the Twins, Tigers, and Royals,” but at least they’re averaging 5.6 runs per game over that stretch while only allowing 3.7, […]