MLB: Chicago White Sox at Minnesota Twins

The Five Stages of Carlos Rodon Injury Grief

As you may know, some injury news sent a shockwave through the White Sox fanbase this afternoon. Despite no particular details being given out, there was a sudden panic among fans of the Chicago White Sox as it was announced that Carlos Rodon would not only pitch in today’s game but is also going to […]

MLB: Spring Training-Texas Rangers at Chicago White Sox

If Everything Goes Wrong

This article is part one of a two part series examining the extrema of the White Sox rebuild.  When the news of a Chris Sale trade broke in December, there were mixed feelings among fans. There was naturally some excitement about the talent the White Sox got in return. In Yoan Moncada, Chicago got one of […]

MLB: Spring Training-Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox

The organizational rankings are here and the White Sox are 6th

The excellent prospect staff at Baseball Prospectus has finished putting its organizational rankings together for the 2017 season. Unlike years past, the White Sox ranking is one to get excited about. As is mentioned in the article, the White Sox were in the bottom ten a year ago and now sit in the top ten. That […]

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, […]