Indians 10, White Sox 4: Making the season worth ending

Thanks to some early offensive fireworks, it wasn’t immediately obvious to newcomers which team was fighting for the best record in the American League Friday night in Cleveland, and which was straining for a reason to keep going, but these things have a certain, brutal way of self-correcting. Despite staking themselves to a pair of […]


The Evergreen White Sox Problem

Upon drafting the headline, I hesitated, because it could describe a number of things with this organization. But in this instance, I am speaking specifically about the White Sox’ perpetual habit of gushing blood at several spots on the lineup and being clueless as to how to fix it. It’s been going on so long that […]


White Sox 7, Tigers 4: Eighth-inning comeback gives Sox rare AL Central series win

After the White Sox improbably rallied for a four-run eighth to take the rubber match of what was a crucial three-game set for Detroit, Good Twitter User Neal Hamer posed the following interrogatory @JRFegan is this the first series the Sox have won against KC, Detroit or Cleveland this year? — Neal Hamer (@nealhamer) September […]


White Sox 9, Mariners 3: Four-homer night backs a typically brilliant Quintana

What will be more difficult? Explaining to future generations how impossibly nasty Chris Sale was in his heyday when decades of pitching development will make his pitch mix and delivery seem ordinary, or explaining the sublime nature of Jose Quintana‘s mastery over all that he can control. 1. A leadoff double from Leonys Martin put Quintana […]