MLB: Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians

South Side Morning 5: James Shields finds success in deception

1. At this point in his career, James Shields’ path to production lies more in his ability to fool hitters than with pure stuff. In Tuesday’s 2-1, 10-inning loss to the Indians, hitters looked downright clueless as Shields put together his second solid start of the young season, going 5.1 innings while allowing two hits, […]

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 […]

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The Catbird Speaks 4.3.17 – It’s Opening Day!

Opening Day is here, and Collin Whitchurch, Nick Schaefer, and Frank Firke get together to discuss the 25-man roster, including the decisions the White Sox made regarding certain positions, and what options they have going forward. Later, they talk generally about the season as a whole, predictions for the rest of the American League, and […]