MLB: Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians

South Side Morning 5: Much Ado About Matt Davidson

1. Matt Davidson went 3-for-4 with his fourth home run of the season and four RBIs in the White Sox 12-1 thrashing of the Royals on Monday. He came a triple short of the cycle, and raised his batting line to .368/.375/.789 through 12 games and 40 plate appearances. The game was also Davidson’s first […]

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: Rain Check

1. The White Sox were rained out for the second time already this season on Wednesday, pushing back the much anticipated debut of James Shields and leaving everyone wondering if baseball will ever be played on the south side of Chicago again. The extra day of rest the Sox lost from Monday’s rainout has been […]

MLB: Spring Training-Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox

Defining Success: The White Sox Roster

The White Sox are in a situation recent memory is unfamiliar with as they enter the 2017 season devoid of hopes for contention. Because of this, it would be foolish to judge the successes or failures of the team based solely on wins and losses, but instead look at individual growth of certain players, trade […]

Baseball: World Baseball Classic-Colombia at USA

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 […]