MLB: Chicago White Sox-Media Day

White Sox Make First Wave of Spring Training Roster Moves

The White Sox announced a number of roster moves Tuesday afternoon, the bulk of which are unsurprising, although a couple were at least worth some thought.  As for obvious moves, the injured Jake Burger was assigned to minor league camp.  So too was Jordan Guerrero, who has yet to pitch above Double-A, and defensive specialist […]

MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Chicago White Sox

Projecting the White Sox: The Devil is in the Details

PECOTA is pretty great, but it isn’t without its flaws.  There are some things it simply cannot predict about players. Sure, it can identify players with playing time suddenly cut short were likely injured, as the comps pulled by the algorithm are likely going to find similar playing time dips caused by injury.  But sudden […]

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox

The Top 101 Is Loaded With White Sox

The 101 is here! As a White Sox fan, for many years the 101 was like being the sad little Dickensian child on Christmas morning, nose pressed against the window of a happy family, watching other, happier children open their presents.  “Maybe Addison Reed squeaked into the back of the list!” I’d say, shivering in […]

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox

White Sox Bring Back Miguel Gonzalez On One-Year Deal

While the eerily passive offseason continues, the White Sox remain active, albeit in a modest fashion appropriate for their situation.  On Wednesday, Miguel Gonzalez agreed to return to the South Side on a one-year, $4.75 million contract.  After pouncing on Gonzalez once Baltimore put him on waivers in 2016, he and Don Cooper gelled marvelously and […]


White Sox Non-Tender Four Players

The White Sox have been eliminated from the Shohei Ohtani Sweepstakes, and unless something truly bizarre happens, are not in the conversation for Giancarlo Stanton either.  But unlike some clubs, even once the dust settles for those two, the White Sox aren’t going to start chasing Yu Darvish or J.D. Martinez either.  For all that […]


The Catbird Speaks 11.22.17 – Thanksgiving Hall of Fame Edition

There are seven former White Sox on the 2018 Hall of Fame ballot. Dr. Mark Primiano (@BPSS_UGod), fresh off his honeymoon, joins Nick Schaefer (@Nick_BPSS) to discuss the candidacies and remember the careers of everyone from Brad Lidge to Jason Isringhausen. Among the topics: The slam dunk candidates like Jim Thome and Chipper Jones; The […]