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Worrying about rotation depth

One of the problems the 2017 White Sox won’t share with their predecessors is a crippling lack of position player depth. Not because they have more depth than in the past, but because gaps on the position player side aren’t really a problem if you don’t care about winning games — if you lose a couple […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox-Media Day

James Shields, White Sox saying all the right things

GLENDALE, Ariz. — After James Shields’ start Monday, in which he walked three and gave up two earned runs in 2.2 innings, the veteran was calm and professional despite the lackluster results. “I think I could’ve been a little better in the first few innings,” Shields said of the performance. “But that’s part of Spring […]

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Which White Sox Player is a Robot?

Occasionally I get a case of crippling insomnia that keeps me up for basically the entire night. During those hours of restlessness, I think about a plethora of very weird things. One of those recent weird things was about the possibility of some sort of robot humans already existing in our midst. I know this […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Philadelphia Phillies

Stranger Things: The 2016 White Sox Season

Rejoice, White Sox fans, for it is finally over. The 2016 season that started out with a bang and went out with a very long fizzle has now officially been laid to rest for a whole week.  Of course, the entire idea of needing to rejoice because this season is “finally over” brings us back […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals

White Sox 7, Rays 1: This Team Is Clearly Unstoppable

The White Sox kept tacking on incrementally throughout the game, such that a close pitcher’s duel gradually morphed into a laugher.  James Shields of all people pitched six innings allowing only one run while striking out six and only walking two. Shields entered the game leading the majors in HR/9 allowed, surrendering over two per […]

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Phillies 7, White Sox 6 : James Shields allows a bunch of runs

Fan favorite James Shields took the bump in an interleague contest Tuesday against one of the four teams with TAv lower than the White Sox. Seven runs crossed the plate under his watch, and the Phillies grabbed the opener of this short, two-game series. Not much excitement in this one until the end, but the […]

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Ok, let’s give a look at what Shields has been doing to avoid disaster

Thursday, Major League Baseball ordered San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller to be suspended 30 days without pay for falsifying medical records submitted in the trade of Drew Pomeranz to the Boston Red Sox. It’s a tangibly light penalty–Preller will likely be able to pay his bills alright in the interim, the Padres are […]