MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

South Side Morning 5: The Major League Team

We’ve spent a good portion of the second half of the season talking about pretty much everything except the major league White Sox. That’s understandable. The White Sox are headed toward another bottom five finish, and subjects like when Eloy Jimenez is coming up, Michael Kopech seemingly starting to figure things out, trades or lack […]

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: Rodon, The Rebuild & The Trade Deadline

The Rebuild has always been about more than the handful of players acquired for Chris Sale, Jose Quintana, and Adam Eaton, as crucial as they may be.  After all, Carlos Rodon represents the highest draft pick in the organization, the reward for losing 99 games in 2013, back when the White Sox still fancied themselves […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers

South Side Morning 5: Mama Said There’ll Be Weekends Like This

A 10-5 win Sunday made for a satisfying end to an otherwise moribund weekend for the White Sox, as the series-ending win over the Rangers was preceded by a pair of losses where the White Sox were collectively outscored 24-7. 1. An uptick in velocity and command of his breaking pitches were the main fuel behind a […]

MLB: Oakland Athletics at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: The Best of Yoan

The White Sox have lost 9 of 11 games and only recently snapped an eight-game losing streak. They have the third worst winning percentage in baseball. There’s a whole lot of bad worth discussing in their games, a lot of which ultimately doesn’t matter. But a weekend split of a four-game series against the Oakland […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Boston Red Sox

South Side Morning 5: Cleveland Continues to Control White Sox

1. The White Sox entered Cleveland on Tuesday looking for their first win of the season at Progressive Field in five tries. Things started off very nicely with a Yoan Moncada double to deep left-center field Cleveland starting pitcher, Mike Clevinger.  This was  followed up by a hard-hit opposite field RBI single from Jose Abreu to […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox-Media Day

Does anything actually matter in spring training games?

No. Look nobody has ever accused me of burying a lede, but while the short and simple answer to the question is “no”, there are individual elements of these games that matter both from a roster-building and developmental standpoint. The White Sox begin their Cactus League schedule today against the Dodgers. Dylan Covey will start, and Tyler […]