MLB: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: Rain Check

1. The White Sox were rained out for the second time already this season on Wednesday, pushing back the much anticipated debut of James Shields and leaving everyone wondering if baseball will ever be played on the south side of Chicago again. The extra day of rest the Sox lost from Monday’s rainout has been […]

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South Side Morning 5: A select sample of people have spoken

1. They’re still doing that ESPN ultimate franchise rankings thing, and allegedly only for 14 years now, even though I remember reading their first version in a physical magazine that I purchased from a news stand, so I’m pretty sure it was in 1977. It’s basically one big customer satisfaction survey, so it should not […]

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 […]

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The year without youth

Tim Anderson forced his way to the majors ahead of any reasonable schedule, and was always going to struggle to find a foothold with his aggressive approach. He’s still highly entertaining, but the much-anticipated rookie struggles have come for him, and he’s been under a .600 OPS since July 1. Hopefully he’s been very entertaining, […]

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South Side Morning 5: The circumstances that necessitate Matt Davidson

1. It feels wrong to open up immediately after a victory, albeit far less emphatic and encouraging of a victory than at one point anticipated, and talk about how the White Sox lack of depth–and apparent lack of interest in fortifying that depth–has left them hopelessly ill-suited to catch a surging Cleveland Indians team. So […]