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The year without youth

Tim Anderson forced his way to the majors ahead of any reasonable schedule, and was always going to struggle to find a foothold with his aggressive approach. He’s still highly entertaining, but the much-anticipated rookie struggles have come for him, and he’s been under a .600 OPS since July 1. Hopefully he’s been very entertaining, […]

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The Case Against Selling

The non-waiver trade deadline is still a few days off, but the White Sox have already publicly acknowledged that this season is dead. And even after a bizarre three-game winning streak at the expense of the Tigers and Cubs, their playoff odds still sit somewhere around five percent. Perhaps it was a mercy that they got crushed […]

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Tigers 7, White Sox 5: Sox make a game out of ridiculous mismatch

Between Chris Sale trade rumors, a cadre of injuries that included Brett Lawrie, and a Jacob Turner-Michael Fulmer pitching matchup, Friday night took on a very post-contention feel. It offered a glimpse of how the Sox will be playing out the string the rest of 2016: more entertaining than expected but still kind of a […]

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Angels 8, White Sox 1: Uh…hmmrph

The White Sox were probably always going to lose this game. The already meager starting pitching depth of the Charlotte Knights has been picked clean, and even with that, Anthony Ranaudo pitched Thursday, so the Sox didn’t even have the option of picking their best Triple-A starter to fill in for the injured Carlos Rodon. […]

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The reinforcements are here

Looking for a rare strong second half push, the White Sox are throwing all of their internal options into the fire. Justin Morneau was activated from the disabled list and Carson Fulmer was called up from Double-A, all in one aggressive swoop. Jason Coats was also optioned, while Avisail Garcia remains. More on that later. […]

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How are the Sox going to accelerate this playoff push?

On Wednesday alone, the White Sox saw 2016 first-round draft pick Zack Burdi blown up in his Double-A debut, walking four batters without getting a single out. Spencer Adams, the best combination of prospect shine and expendability in their organization, injured his ankle and left after two innings. Carson Fulmer, who is significantly less expendable, probably […]

MLB: Spring Training-Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals

Checking in on the White Sox top prospects

Tim Anderson has been a major leaguer for a little more than two weeks now, and while he’s gotten off to a promising start, his ascension thins out a minor league system that wasn’t all that impressive to begin with. That’s a silly thing to care about, in reality. The point of your minor league […]

NCAA Baseball: College World Series-Arkansas vs Miami

White Sox select Zack Collins with No. 10 overall pick

As you may have picked up from the headline, the White Sox have selected Zack Collins, a catcher from the University of Miami, with the No. 10 overall pick. Spend less time and attention focusing on the value that the position implies. 2080 Baseball’s Mauricio Rubio said Collins has a nominal chance to stick at […]

MLB: Houston Astros at Chicago White Sox

The MLB Draft and the Chicago White Sox: A Recent History

The current regime of the Chicago White Sox, for all intents and purposes, began in 2000 when Kenny Williams took over as general manager. Williams replaced Ron Schueler and wound up as the third-longest tenured GM in team history, behind only Roland Hemond and Harry Grabiner. While Williams handed over the GM reins to Rick […]