USATSI_10072361_168381442_lowres

Leury Garcia: The First Big Find of the Rebuild

Rebuilding has a few very clear consequences. The first is that a majority of the talent in the organization is younger, regardless of the level. The major league roster lowers in age, and the minors become robust with even younger yet more underdeveloped talent. That youth allows for some flexibility in the big leagues. Naturally, […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Seattle Mariners

South Side Morning 5: Jose Quintana Falls Off A Cliff

1. Jose Quintana’s performance in Wednesday’s 8-6 loss to the Diamondbacks is tough to figure out. His first three innings were perfect — zero baserunners, five strikeouts. He seemed well on his way to his second straight stellar outing, third straight quality start, and putting all of his early season struggles to bed for good. […]

MLB: Winter Meetings

South Side Morning 5: More to say about Luis Robert

1. Since news broke Saturday that the White Sox have agreed to terms with Cuban star Luis Robert there’s been plenty of excitement about both his skill set and what that type of signing means for the White Sox future and their commitment to the future. The one piece that threw a bit of cold water on the […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Los Angeles Angels

Which White Sox Will Take His Talents to South Beach?

It’s not even June yet. The All-Star Game is scheduled for mid-July. And yet, I’m already pondering who will be the White Sox representative in Miami. Now that the All-Star Game doesn’t have an actual effect on games played in October, it’s much easier to have fun with the fact that each team must have […]

MLB: Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox

Checking in on White Sox trade targets

On the eve of the season, we posted a set of expectations for the players on the White Sox roster. Given the shape of the roster and the trades over the winter, it’s not surprising that our expectations for several of the players was that they’d get traded during the course of the year. While […]

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox

The White Sox offense is going to be bad for a while

There was never much of a doubt heading into the season that the White Sox offense would be one of the weaker aspects of the team. Even if the expected above-average contributors — Jose Abreu, Melky Cabrera, Todd Frazier, Tim Anderson — performed at or around their median expectations, there were far too many unknown quantities in the […]