MLB: Winter Meetings

White Sox MLB Draft Day 2 Recap

As Nick mentioned in his analysis of the White Sox selection of Nick Madrigal in Monday’s first round, amateur scouts, we are not here at BP South Side. Even over at the mothership, our time is more focused on players already in the system than on those who have not yet arrived. Quite frankly, we […]

MLB: Game Two-Chicago White Sox at Minnesota Twins

South Side Morning 10: White Sox Split With Twins

1. Yoan Moncada was the only White Sox player to score in the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Twins. He led off the game with his eighth home run of the season which was an absolute bomb to centerfield. Moncada then scored another run in the fifth inning when he was driven home by a Jose […]

MLB: Baltimore Orioles at Chicago White Sox

Welington Castillo’s suspension puts White Sox in tough spot

Welington Castillo’s 80-game suspension for violating MLB’s joint drug agreement, which was first reported by Dominican reporter Americo Celado and confirmed by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, puts the White Sox in a position of both dealing with and reacting to a player being hit with such a punishment, as well as stuck with a roster hole […]

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: James Shields in 2018?

It helps to be playing the struggling Rangers and Orioles, but with a come-from-behind 3-2 victory on Tuesday the White Sox moved to 4-2 over their last six games.  They’re only 8.5 games out for the division lead! 1. James Shields again finished the seventh inning, allowing only two runs.  He has gone at least five innings […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers

Hitting development still the key to the White Sox future

We’ve written about it several times in the past, but one of the more interesting changes in player acquisitions we’ve seen in recent years, coincidentally or not, is the White Sox targeting position players who are at or close to major league-ready. It made sense, particularly when they were still trying to contend, as the White […]