MLB: Spring Training-Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: What to do About Yoan Moncada

1. White Sox affiliates saw their fair share of great prospect performances over the weekend. In Charlotte, both Reynaldo Lopez and Carson Fulmer made starts in which they impressed. Lopez fired 5 ⅔ innings of two hit, two run ball on Saturday. He registered seven strikeouts, but he also walked five batters. Fulmer had a […]

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South Side Spring Training 5: Tim Anderson might be getting an extension soon

1. The news Monday that the White Sox are reportedly working on a long-term contract extension with Tim Anderson should come as a surprise to no one, considering the team’s recent history with their young building blocks and what they see in Anderson and his role in the team’s rebuild. If and when the White […]

MLB: Spring Training-Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox

The organizational rankings are here and the White Sox are 6th

The excellent prospect staff at Baseball Prospectus has finished putting its organizational rankings together for the 2017 season. Unlike years past, the White Sox ranking is one to get excited about. As is mentioned in the article, the White Sox were in the bottom ten a year ago and now sit in the top ten. That […]

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South Side Spring Training 5: Abreu’s past in the spotlight again

1. Another detail from Jose Abreu’s journey to America emerged on Wednesday, as the first baseman testified that he swallowed a page from his fake passport during a flight from Haiti to Miami. The White Sox first baseman was forced to re-live that moment and those days and weeks leading up to it because he was called […]

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The Oddity of the White Sox Rebuild

Many White Sox fans were overjoyed this offseason to finally see the team choose a direction. After years of being “mired in mediocrity,” fans and management alike were tired of providing half-measures to try to compete in the present. With that in mind, Rick Hahn pulled off incredible back-to-back trades during the Winter Meetings. In […]

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Alex Reyes Injury Brings Sobering Thoughts

It’s no secret that all pitchers carry injury risk. Even more concern surrounds young pitchers who may not have adjusted properly to the workload required to play professional baseball. This is evident in the many different forms of innings limits we’ve seen around the league in recent years, most notably in the cases of Stephen […]

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New command and control pitching metrics and the White Sox

The Baseball Prospectus stats team has unleashed a new measurement on the baseball world and now we are straggling behind, desperate to catch up. Using a similar process to how they isolated catcher impact on extra strikes being called, they have isolated pitcher impact on the same result. In addition, Harry Pavlidis, Jeff Long and […]

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White Sox rebuild off to the inspiring start it needed

A funny thing happened on the way to me putting together a sentimental retrospective about getting to watch the beginning of Chris Sale‘s career: the White Sox knocked away my focus with their massive Adam Eaton trade. The second shocking blockbuster vaulted the Sox’ still growing farm system into the top-10 in baseball, before they have […]

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White Sox send Adam Eaton to D.C.

White Sox Teardown: Part 2 featured another very good and popular player shipped away for a solid haul of prospects. The White Sox sent Adam Eaton to the Washington Nationals on Wednesday for a trio of prospects, according to multiple media reports. The prospects, Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez, and Dane Dunning, are all right-handed pitchers […]