MLB: Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals

South Side Morning 5: Opening Day Dingers

1. The anticipation and excitement that comes with Opening Day make it almost impossible to not overreact, whether it’s to something bad or something good. Any reasonable baseball observer knows what happens only matters as much as any single game can. It’s an oft-repeated sentiment: It’s just one game. It’s a long season. Small sample sizes. Etc. It […]

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

South Side Spring Training 5: Everybody Hurts

1. Tyler Saladino and Nicky Delmonico were added to the growing list of White Sox befallen by injury this spring after a scary collision during Sunday’s game against the Diamondbacks. Both players were removed from the game. Saladino was diagnosed with a mild concussion and will enter MLB’s concussion protocol, meaning he won’t play again for at least […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

PECOTA and the 2018 White Sox

Wednesday was PECOTA Day at the Baseball Prospectus, the day when our projection system spits out how it thinks the new season will unfold. You can view the full projections over at Baseball Prospectus, and the work that goes into them always make it worth your while, but let’s dive into some of the more noteworthy projections […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers

Which major league newcomers have the best chance of sticking around?

I am a sucker for major league debuts. Whether it’s a heralded prospect whose ascent was long anticipated, or a non-prospect September call-up just barely clinging to their professional career, seeing players realize their life-long goal is exciting. It’s something I always try to tune in for, regardless of who or for what team. Jace […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Toronto Blue Jays

Rebuilds Aren’t Just Prospects Being Fun

If you looked at Twitter Wednesday night as the Dodgers rallied against the White Sox bullpen, overcoming a two-run deficit to win on a walk-off from Yasiel Puig, you saw some strong reactions.  Criticisms of Rick Renteria’s repeated pitching changes while chasing match ups, Dodger fans puzzled at the White Sox using Jake Petricka on […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Boston Red Sox

South Side Morning 5: Finding the Other Guys

The key pieces of the White Sox rebuild are just beginning to arrive in Chicago with recent promotions of Yoan Moncada and Reynaldo Lopez, two top prospects the White Sox envision as part of their next core. There’s still a long list of players the White Sox hope will join them in the years to come, […]

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The Catbird Speaks 8.10.17 – The Baseball Girl

Cat Garcia (@TheBaseballGirl), former BPSS contributor and current White Sox writer for WLS-AM, joins Collin and Nick to talk about all the White Sox recent promotions and more. Among the topics: -Nicky Delmonico and what he’s shown during his brief major league stint. -The plate discipline of Yoan Moncada. -What to expect out of Reynaldo Lopez […]

MLB: Houston Astros at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: White Sox Dominate Astros Again

After dropping 8 runs on Dallas Keuchel on Tuesday night, the White Sox scored another 7 against the Astros on Wednesday, cruising to a 7-1 victory over the American League’s best team. 1.  It was another big night for the potential bats of the future. Yoan Moncada raised his line to .196/.366/.321 by going 1-for-2 […]