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South Side Spring Training 4: Appreciating Jose Quintana While He’s Still Here

1. Jose Quintana threw for the final time this spring on Tuesday, tossing 48 pitches against Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguers. The next time he throws the ball in a competitive setting will be Monday at U.S. Cellular Field against the Detroit Tigers in the White Sox season opener. It’s going to be easy to get […]

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Worrying about rotation depth

One of the problems the 2017 White Sox won’t share with their predecessors is a crippling lack of position player depth. Not because they have more depth than in the past, but because gaps on the position player side aren’t really a problem if you don’t care about winning games — if you lose a couple […]

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-Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs

South Side Spring Training 5: Tim Anderson might be getting an extension soon

1. The news Monday that the White Sox are reportedly working on a long-term contract extension with Tim Anderson should come as a surprise to no one, considering the team’s recent history with their young building blocks and what they see in Anderson and his role in the team’s rebuild. If and when the White […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox-Media Day

Spring Training Notes: Everyone says Carlos Rodon is fine

Carlos Rodon tossed live batting practice Wednesday and said he felt good, although there’s still no timetable for him appearing in a Cactus League game as the White Sox continue to monitor his progress after he experienced arm fatigue a season ago. The 24-year-old left-hander threw 40 pitches, and Rick Renteria said the plan is […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

It’s Spring Training time and everyone’s feelin’ fine

White Sox pitchers and catchers — as well as a good number of early-arriving position players — participated in workouts at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., for the first time Tuesday. The start of Spring Training is normally noteworthy for no other reason than because it’s the start of something. We’re still more than six […]

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox

A first look at the White Sox PECOTA projections

It’s PECOTA release day at Baseball Prospectus, and with that comes our first peek at how the White Sox will fare in 2017. It’s no secret that the White Sox aren’t expected to contend this season, but individual player projections are still important. For players like Tim Anderson and Carlos Rodon, we get a first […]

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White Sox pitchers and tunneling

In our continuing series of digesting Jeff Long, Jonathan Judge and Harry Pavlidis’ landmark research into new frontiers of pitching analysis and lazily parroting it from a White Sox perspective, comes now a look into tunneling. To their credit, tunneling might be an even more difficult concept to quickly synopsize than the information involved in […]