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Which White Sox Player is a Robot?

Occasionally I get a case of crippling insomnia that keeps me up for basically the entire night. During those hours of restlessness, I think about a plethora of very weird things. One of those recent weird things was about the possibility of some sort of robot humans already existing in our midst. I know this […]

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South Side Morning 5: I cannot pretend that there is anything happening

By all means, the White Sox should have a firm price they stick by for all of their insanely valuable trade assets, and maybe even some of their only moderately valuable trade assets. By all means, they are not running late on the market that is slow-developing and was stalled by the holidays, and still […]

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Rebuild rumors: Jose Quintana forever?

As a student of 20th century history, I have read first-hand accounts of some of the most horrifying atrocities imaginable. Brutal slaughter, permanent displacement, human cruelty once thought impossible. And yet there is always still room for a new level of shock and disgust: “One GM said [Jose] Quintana was ‘conspicuous by his absence in […]

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Hunt for a cheaper new core

Reassuring or frustrating depending on your perspective or relative sense of exhaustion, the possible/likely/implied White Sox move toward a rebuild has opened general manager Rick Hahn to discussing the team’s situation in more frank terms. From Dan Hayes: “When you look at the top end of our roster, arguably we could measure up against anybody. […]

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Some Final Thoughts on The Cubs and The Off-Season Ahead for the White Sox

The Chicago Cubs won the World Series and I sit here jealous of the team and its fans. The World Series was tough for me to watch not because I don’t like the Cubs (they’re a pretty fun team to watch) nor because some Cubs fans can be unbearable (every fanbase has meatballs, the Cubs […]

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White Sox 3, Indians 0: Rodon pushes back Cleveland’s clinch party

With the Tigers getting poleaxed by Royals on their own field at the time of this writing, the Indians just needed a victory against the deeply scuffling White Sox to be celebrating an AL Central title in their clubhouse Sunday afternoon. Which…wouldn’t be the end of the world. It’s not like the White Sox have skin […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals

Royals 8, White Sox 3: The 19th game in this season series goes much like the previous 18

Carlos Rodon and the White Sox squared off against the Royals for the final time this season, and received a proper drubbing. With the loss they closed out 2016 with a record of 5-14 against their division rivals. • Things looked rosy early as Justin Morneau’s booming double was promptly followed up by a Todd […]

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Indians 6, White Sox 1: Carlos Rodon and Sox Offense Struggle in Loss

After two games in which the White Sox blew out the first place Indians by a total score of 19-5, the universe was ready to return to order. The White Sox had one of the hottest pitchers in baseball, Carlos Rodon, on the mound Wednesday night while the Indians sent Josh Tomlin out, who came […]