MLB: Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox

The Oddity of the White Sox Rebuild

Many White Sox fans were overjoyed this offseason to finally see the team choose a direction. After years of being “mired in mediocrity,” fans and management alike were tired of providing half-measures to try to compete in the present. With that in mind, Rick Hahn pulled off incredible back-to-back trades during the Winter Meetings. In […]

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Alex Reyes Injury Brings Sobering Thoughts

It’s no secret that all pitchers carry injury risk. Even more concern surrounds young pitchers who may not have adjusted properly to the workload required to play professional baseball. This is evident in the many different forms of innings limits we’ve seen around the league in recent years, most notably in the cases of Stephen […]

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Fixing the Farm: the Nature vs. the Nurture of the Beast

It’s no secret that the offseason is long, boring, and at times completely devoid of content. As a consumer of content, this is incredibly disheartening and depressing. As a producer of content, it’s somehow worse. That is why I have turned to the great former Baseball Prospectus podcast, Up and In. The soothing tones of […]

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Which White Sox Player is a Robot?

Occasionally I get a case of crippling insomnia that keeps me up for basically the entire night. During those hours of restlessness, I think about a plethora of very weird things. One of those recent weird things was about the possibility of some sort of robot humans already existing in our midst. I know this […]

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Finding fair value for Sale is long, difficult, massively important process

The Chicago White Sox appear to be headed toward a rebuild. Buster Olney just reaffirmed this the other day, and summed up the central thesis of this post while he was at it. White Sox currently focused on a rebuild, but it’s unclear whether they’ll find offers acceptable to them for Chris Sale, Jose Abreu, […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Philadelphia Phillies

White Sox 13, Rays 6; Chris Sale Dominates and Gets Plenty of Run Support

It was Chris Sale. And there was much rejoicing. In the final week of a season full of disappointment, there isn’t a whole lot to get excited about. Chris Sale, however, is something left that’s worth watching about every five days, as any given outing he could show you something breathtaking. Although this may have been […]

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Royals 3, White Sox 2: Good Miguel Gonzalez Start Wasted

It’s no secret that the White Sox have struggled playing at Kauffman Stadium this season. They’ve won just two games at the Royals home park this season, with one of those coming Friday thanks to Chris Sale‘s complete game gem. With Miguel Gonzalez on the mound against Jason Vargas, the White Sox continued their Kansas […]

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Indians 6, White Sox 1: Carlos Rodon and Sox Offense Struggle in Loss

After two games in which the White Sox blew out the first place Indians by a total score of 19-5, the universe was ready to return to order. The White Sox had one of the hottest pitchers in baseball, Carlos Rodon, on the mound Wednesday night while the Indians sent Josh Tomlin out, who came […]