White Sox 13, Twins 11: Order and reason abandon the sport, and the Sox emerge victorious

The assumption when the fourth and fifth-place teams in the AL Central square off in the finale of a four-game set, and drag themselves, the paid attendants, the stadium staff and broadcast crews through a four-hour, 46-minute, 24-run war, that this is awful, low-quality baseball; a joyless slog. Let’s operate under a different assumption, that […]


White Sox 7, Mariners 6: Todd Frazier Plays Hero In Walkoff Victory

After playing the last couple of series against teams with records even poorer than theirs, the White Sox found themselves back up against a team with actual playoff aspirations.  In their own meandering way, they helped to push those aspirations down by adding a loss to the Mariners’ ledger and dealing the mental blow of […]


White Sox 10, Indians 7: Eaton’s slam caps shocking five-run ninth

Sometimes it’s hard to remember that for all their frustrating flaws, the Sox aren’t much worse than an average team, and get to have fun nights too. This was a fun night! With Anthony Ranaudo filling in for a spot start against verified stud Carlos Carrasco, facing an Indians team that had defeated the Sox […]


Cubs 8, White Sox 1: No-no bid gives way to blowout

Taking the bump Wednesday night in lieu of the internationally renowned fashion guru, Chris Sale, was Anthony Ranaudo. You know, that guy that the Sox murdered and then immediately acquired. No, not that one. This one. He squared off against Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel, as the Sox dropped the first of two at Wrigley. • What looked like a blowout waiting […]


The reinforcements are here

Looking for a rare strong second half push, the White Sox are throwing all of their internal options into the fire. Justin Morneau was activated from the disabled list and Carson Fulmer was called up from Double-A, all in one aggressive swoop. Jason Coats was also optioned, while Avisail Garcia remains. More on that later. […]

MLB: Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Dodgers

White Sox acquire reliever Ranaudo from Rangers

Texas reliever Anthony Ranaudo entered Tuesday’s rain-soaked game against the White Sox in the third inning when the game’s starter, Derek Holland, was unable to complete the frame after the game resumed following a 78 minute rain delay. Ranaudo somehow managed to record four outs for Texas in what wound up a 13-11 Rangers victory, but not before walking […]