MLB: Baltimore Orioles at Chicago White Sox

Welington Castillo’s suspension puts White Sox in tough spot

Welington Castillo’s 80-game suspension for violating MLB’s joint drug agreement, which was first reported by Dominican reporter Americo Celado and confirmed by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, puts the White Sox in a position of both dealing with and reacting to a player being hit with such a punishment, as well as stuck with a roster hole […]

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: Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers

Hitting development still the key to the White Sox future

We’ve written about it several times in the past, but one of the more interesting changes in player acquisitions we’ve seen in recent years, coincidentally or not, is the White Sox targeting position players who are at or close to major league-ready. It made sense, particularly when they were still trying to contend, as the White […]

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: White Sox Rotation Options, Or Lack Thereof

1. The White Sox have the worst rotation in baseball. You can pick nits here and there between them, the Royals, Marlins, and Orioles, but you can make a PRETTY strong argument that the White Sox have the worst. Carson Fulmer’s demotion Friday — following yet another disastrous start — made sense in that even in […]