South Side Morning 5: White Sox achieving advanced levels of bumslaying

1. The Twins were supposed to be carried by their offense. With a full year of Miguel Sano and his monstrous power, solid-average to plus veterans Brian Dozier, Trevor Plouffe and even old friend Eduardo Escobar, and the growth a slew of promising youngsters including Byron Buxton and Max Kepler, the Twins were supposed to hit enough to at least […]


South Side Morning/Afternoon 5: White Sox starting pitching is not bad

1. Carlos Rodon not only has 10-straight quality starts after six shutout innings Wednesday night, he has 10-straight starts with two runs or less allowed. He has a 1.60 ERA over this stretch. Somewhere along the line he switched from becoming a raw talent to the White Sox starter providing the steadiest run prevention and […]

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox

Indians 7, White Sox 1: Was this a good home opener? Snow way

John Danks‘ erraticism coupled with an offense as cold as the temperature in Chicago made for an unhappy home opener Friday as the White Sox fell 7-1 to the Indians. 1. Danks kept the ball around the plate for most of his five innings of work, finishing with six strikeouts and just one walk. But unfortunately, […]

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: Opening Day

1. Chris Sale faces Sonny Gray in the best pitching matchup of Opening Day. I am aware of the Corey Kluber-David Price game, I looked them all up before I did this and decided to double down on this claim for my baseball connoisseur cred. The game played at 10:00pm EDT in a dimly-lit Dungeon […]