MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

South Side Morning 4: For Starters

1. Michael Kopech’s second career start and first non-rain shortened start didn’t feature a lot of the electric bat-missing stuff we saw in his abbreviated debut last week, but six innings of one-run ball with only four strikeouts still offered plenty of glimpses of why the White Sox believe he could be a front-end starter […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Houston Astros

South Side Morning 5: Done With Houston

The White Sox dropped their fourth straight in Houston on Sunday afternoon and have now lost nine of their last 11 games.  They remain on pace to win 50-something games, which is apparently not even noteworthy as they are still five games ahead of the hapless Orioles and Royals.  Unlike those squads, the White Sox don’t look to […]

MLB: Baltimore Orioles at Chicago White Sox

Welington Castillo’s suspension puts White Sox in tough spot

Welington Castillo’s 80-game suspension for violating MLB’s joint drug agreement, which was first reported by Dominican reporter Americo Celado and confirmed by The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, puts the White Sox in a position of both dealing with and reacting to a player being hit with such a punishment, as well as stuck with a roster hole […]

MLB: Winter Meetings

South Side Morning 5: More to say about Luis Robert

1. Since news broke Saturday that the White Sox have agreed to terms with Cuban star Luis Robert there’s been plenty of excitement about both his skill set and what that type of signing means for the White Sox future and their commitment to the future. The one piece that threw a bit of cold water on the […]

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Revisiting the Infamous Catcher Decision

In their efforts to piece things together and stay competitive in the 2016 season, the White Sox made a big change at the catcher position. Tyler Flowers had been the starting catcher since the departure of A.J. Pierzynski, but the team opted to replace him with a platoon of veteran catchers in Dioner Navarro and Alex […]

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South Side Morning 5: Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Garcias of War

In 2016, the last gasp of the Contending White Sox managed only five wins out of 19 games against the Kansas City Royals.  The Rebuilding 2017 White Sox now have 60 percent of that win total in only three chances, outscoring their erstwhile nemeses 27-8 en route to a sweep, and moving to 11-9 on the year. […]