MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

South Side Morning 4: For Starters

1. Michael Kopech’s second career start and first non-rain shortened start didn’t feature a lot of the electric bat-missing stuff we saw in his abbreviated debut last week, but six innings of one-run ball with only four strikeouts still offered plenty of glimpses of why the White Sox believe he could be a front-end starter […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox-Media Day

Checking The Prospects Beyond The Big Two

Michael Kopech has joined Eloy Jimenez in taking a sledgehammer to the doors of the majors.  Over his last five outings, Kopech has thrown 31 innings–over six innings a start–and over that time he has a 2.32 ERA with 41 strikeouts against only 4 walks.  That last bit is probably the most important statistical element […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

South Side Morning 5: The Major League Team

We’ve spent a good portion of the second half of the season talking about pretty much everything except the major league White Sox. That’s understandable. The White Sox are headed toward another bottom five finish, and subjects like when Eloy Jimenez is coming up, Michael Kopech seemingly starting to figure things out, trades or lack […]

MLB: Spring Training-Texas Rangers at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: Flashing the Goods

The White Sox wrapped up a bad first half with a win against the bad Royals. That’s all fine and well, but more importantly, their final day of action heading into the All-Star break was ripe with positive moments from some of their young building blocks. 1. It would be apt to describe Yoan Moncada’s […]

MLB: Spring Training-Chicago White Sox at Seattle Mariners

Four White Sox on BP’s Midseason Top 50 Prospects List

Despite a frustrating amount of injuries this season, the White Sox farm system remains among the best in baseball. While half of their Preseason Top 10 have spent time on the DL in 2018, there’s still enough high-end talent to give you hope, and the string of bad luck hasn’t necessarily pushed back their competitive […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Houston Astros

South Side Morning 5: Done With Houston

The White Sox dropped their fourth straight in Houston on Sunday afternoon and have now lost nine of their last 11 games.  They remain on pace to win 50-something games, which is apparently not even noteworthy as they are still five games ahead of the hapless Orioles and Royals.  Unlike those squads, the White Sox don’t look to […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers

South Side Morning 5: Mama Said There’ll Be Weekends Like This

A 10-5 win Sunday made for a satisfying end to an otherwise moribund weekend for the White Sox, as the series-ending win over the Rangers was preceded by a pair of losses where the White Sox were collectively outscored 24-7. 1. An uptick in velocity and command of his breaking pitches were the main fuel behind a […]

MLB: Spring Training-Texas Rangers at Chicago White Sox

South Side Monday 5: Let’s Ignore The Present

The White Sox have fallen to 9-23, better only than the Baltimore Orioles and Cincinnati Reds.  With Avisail Garcia and Yoan Moncada joining Carlos Rodon on the disabled list, a lineup with plenty of weaknesses has gotten even weaker, despite the continued improvements of Matt Davidson and Tim Anderson.  So, even with the starting rotation […]

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox

The Top 101 Is Loaded With White Sox

The 101 is here! As a White Sox fan, for many years the 101 was like being the sad little Dickensian child on Christmas morning, nose pressed against the window of a happy family, watching other, happier children open their presents.  “Maybe Addison Reed squeaked into the back of the list!” I’d say, shivering in […]

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The Catbird Speaks 11.17.17 – The White Sox Top 10 Prospects List

The White Sox Top 10 Prospects list was released Friday on Baseball Prospectus (read the whole thing right here), and Jarrett Seidler (@jaseidler) of BP’s prospect team joined Collin (@cowhitchurch) and Nick (@Nick_BPSS) to talk about what went into the construction of the list. Among the topics: The overall state of the White Sox farm system. […]