MLB: Chicago White Sox at Minnesota Twins

South Side Morning 5: Holy crap, that White Sox starting pitching

1. The White Sox have settled into the cellar of the AL Central, sitting comfortably with the Oakland Athletics as the bottom two teams in the American League. This is both unsurprising and inconsequential given the team’s goals both for this year and long term, but what is surprising is that the White Sox, according to […]

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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Tigers 2, White Sox 1: They are still playing the games

The White Sox spent the day in the headlines as analysts and fans across the country wondered if their situation was hopeless enough to merit selling off all their valuables in hopes of a viable future. But by nightfall, the vestiges of their once sincere pursuit of the playoffs took centerstage once again, as James […]

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Tigers 7, White Sox 4: They lost a Sale-Pelfrey matchup

As the White Sox front office moved to bolster their playoff chances by acquiring James Shields from the Padres, their on field staff slightly hurt those chances by falling to the Tigers 7-4 Saturday. Despite what seemed like an obvious mismatch on paper, Mike Pelfrey stymied the White Sox bats and Chris Sale was slightly off […]

Aug 18, 2015; Anaheim, CA, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher John Danks (50) walks off the field after the first inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Which AL Central team has the best bad pitchers?

The back end of a team’s rotation is usually a hodgepodge of ugly, erratic and mostly incompetent arms. They’re littered with has-beens and never-weres; a gluttony of guys who make fans cover their eyes and cross their fingers, hoping beyond hope that they can make it through five innings — six if they’re particularly lucky […]