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: Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: The White Sox lost a normal game where nothing weird happened

1. “Wow, what a game!” Or maybe it’s “ugh, that game went on forever.” Hopefully everyone is on board with the former, because after a winning series, it sure feels like a glass half-full kind of morning. The White Sox and Twins battled it out for 13 innings before the Twins were finally able to […]

MLB: Oakland Athletics at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: The Best of Yoan

The White Sox have lost 9 of 11 games and only recently snapped an eight-game losing streak. They have the third worst winning percentage in baseball. There’s a whole lot of bad worth discussing in their games, a lot of which ultimately doesn’t matter. But a weekend split of a four-game series against the Oakland […]

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Let’s Talk About Lucas Giolito

For all of the positive developments in the organization of late, 2018 has been a harsh reminder of the realities of relying on prospects.  It’s so easy to look at a minor leaguer and imagine them hitting their ceiling, shoring up their weaknesses, and filling out future lineup cards riddled with homegrown All Stars.  Much as […]

MLB: Game Two-Chicago White Sox at Minnesota Twins

South Side Morning 10: White Sox Split With Twins

1. Yoan Moncada was the only White Sox player to score in the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Twins. He led off the game with his eighth home run of the season which was an absolute bomb to centerfield. Moncada then scored another run in the fifth inning when he was driven home by a Jose […]

MLB: Houston Astros at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: Hoping For The Best

1. The most significant news of the weekend, as you’ve undoubtedly read, was the White Sox announcing that reliever Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage brought on by a ruptured aneurysm during Friday’s game against the Astros. He is in stable but critical condition at Rush University Medical Center. There’s not much to say about […]

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: Tigers Sweep? I’m Not Mad, You’re Mad

Friday was frustrating, but as Collin wrote, good stuff happened and veteran relievers blowing a game is not cause for panic or canceling the rebuild.  I have not revised my opinion of Nate Jones or Joakim Soria as a result.  In a rebuilding season, losing three games against the Tigers shouldn’t matter in and of […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Houston Astros

South Side Morning 5: The Continued Development of Lucas Giolito

1. A fun thing about spring training is seeing players who are very important to a team’s future play up to their potential, and dreaming of them translating that to regular season success. The stats, as we know, are meaningless, but Lucas Giolito regularly showcased the velocity with his fastball and precision with his breaking […]

MLB: Spring Training-Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago White Sox

2018 Season Preview: The Pitchers

Tuesday and Wednesday, the staff at BP South Side will be providing quick-hit takes on the different White Sox positional groups, making predictions on who will be the regular starters at different points in the season, as well as offering optimistic takes, pessimistic takes, and hot takes. Tuesday’s’s post featured the position players and today […]