MLB: Chicago White Sox at Oakland Athletics

The Kahnle Trade: From Beckham to Blake

Gordon Beckham was supposed to be the next great Chicago White Sox third baseman. If you’re clicking on this article, you’re probably well aware that things didn’t quite work out that way. Beckham had a good rookie campaign that was followed by years of struggling to arrive at a .200 batting average while providing essentially […]


Omar Narvaez: Symbol of Hope?

While it has been a rough season in many respects, one particularly disappointing aspect of 2016 has been–through misfortune and persistent organizational weakness–the lack of young players to watch with hopeful optimism. After all, once it’s clear a team’s immediate playoff fortunes have been dashed, the most obvious pleasure in continuing to watch derives from […]


Can The White Sox Hit A Bad Pitcher v. 8.1 – Lineups & Game Preview for 4/22

Martin Perez was once a well-regarded prospect.  After a few years of roughly league average results, Perez missed the bulk of 2014 and 2015 with Tommy John surgery.  One could charitably describe his first three starts of 2016 as “effectively wild,” given that he hasn’t been lit up, per se, but he has also walked more […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

A Brief History of Second and Third Base on The South Side

It’s no secret. As White Sox fans, and even most baseball fans are probably aware, the production that the South siders have seen out of their plethora of second and third basemen has been transient and more times than not, quite ugly. The men penciled into the lineup cards each day and each year lacked […]