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.  […]

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: Tigers Sweep? I’m Not Mad, You’re Mad

Friday was frustrating, but as Collin wrote, good stuff happened and veteran relievers blowing a game is not cause for panic or canceling the rebuild.  I have not revised my opinion of Nate Jones or Joakim Soria as a result.  In a rebuilding season, losing three games against the Tigers shouldn’t matter in and of […]

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

2018 Season Preview: The Pitchers

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. Tuesday’s’s post featured the position players and today […]

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 […]