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A small concession in the Chris Sale trade market for the sake of optics

Given middle of the road franchise ambitions, middle of the road talent, and middle of the road results, it’s understandable that the White Sox fan base has recently found an appeal to extremism. They now crave the most extreme rebuild possible, and holding out for the biggest trade return possible for their impressive crop of […]

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This could take a while

One of the issues with a Chris Sale trade when it was just an annoying article prompt, rather than a possibly imminent occurrence, is the intense theoretical expensiveness of it. Having the most valuable trade asset in recent memory is only great for a rebuild if anyone can actually pay the price. Or wants to. […]

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Hunt for a cheaper new core

Reassuring or frustrating depending on your perspective or relative sense of exhaustion, the possible/likely/implied White Sox move toward a rebuild has opened general manager Rick Hahn to discussing the team’s situation in more frank terms. From Dan Hayes: “When you look at the top end of our roster, arguably we could measure up against anybody. […]

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The best fire sale of all-time

The White Sox were suddenly and shockingly a topic du jour of the baseball world Monday, less than a week after their counterparts to the north had captured a momentous World Series title in thrilling fashion. However the attention is for an entirely ignonimous honor, which could probably discerned from the opening barbs of Joel […]

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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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Friedrich Nietzsche weighs in on the White Sox managerial transition

In times of confusion, unrest, or just turnover, BP South Side turns to Röcken native, Friedrich Nietzsche for insight and counsel. Monday’s transition from Robin Ventura to Rick Renteria, with Rick Hahn restating his odd, but assured stance that ‘we’ll know what the Sox are doing when they start doing it’ certainly calls for Nietzsche’s insight. […]