MLB: Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: James Shields in 2018?

It helps to be playing the struggling Rangers and Orioles, but with a come-from-behind 3-2 victory on Tuesday the White Sox moved to 4-2 over their last six games.  They’re only 8.5 games out for the division lead! 1. James Shields again finished the seventh inning, allowing only two runs.  He has gone at least five innings […]

MLB: Spring Training-Texas Rangers at Chicago White Sox

South Side Monday 5: Let’s Ignore The Present

The White Sox have fallen to 9-23, better only than the Baltimore Orioles and Cincinnati Reds.  With Avisail Garcia and Yoan Moncada joining Carlos Rodon on the disabled list, a lineup with plenty of weaknesses has gotten even weaker, despite the continued improvements of Matt Davidson and Tim Anderson.  So, even with the starting rotation […]

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox

It’s Still Too Early To Decide Anything

The White Sox haven’t exactly faced a bruising schedule.  They sit 4-10, with nine of those games coming against Kansas City, Detroit, and Tampa Bay, teams with strong cases for Worst In The AL.  The other four games have been against Toronto and Minnesota.  Solid teams, but they aren’t exactly the Astros or Cleveland either.  […]