MLB: Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals

Depth still matters for teams like the White Sox

The reasons why the White Sox found themselves in a position where contention no longer seemed palpable are aplenty. In order for a team to get to a point where selling off their two best players for prospects and pushing their competitive window back several years seems like the best course of action, plenty of poor […]

USATSI_9520360_168381442_lowres

Avisail Garcia’s chances of a turnaround

The built up mass, the pulsating bubble of anxiety exacerbated by every sub-replacement straggler wasting plate appearances on the White Sox major league roster while they were trying desperately to contend, deflated quickly when Chris Sale was traded to Boston last month. There stopped being a generational superstar’s prime for the Sox to waste once the […]

USATSI_9602722_168381442_lowres

Conor Gillaspie used to do this stuff over here

There was nothing but pure amusement to the first episode of Conor Gillaspie: Playoff Hero. Here was this unfailingly reserved and quiet soul, suddenly forced into the absurdity of a live SportsCenter interview, because of the seemingly impossible alignment of his decent ability for hitting right-handers, with his happening upon an organization decent enough to place […]