MLB: Chicago White Sox at Philadelphia Phillies

This is probably your 2017 White Sox roster

The White Sox report to camp in about two weeks and, as I wrote about yesterday, we’re coming off of a winter in which there were no ill-fated, half-assed attempts to construct a contender. Rick Hahn & Co. picked a lane and stuck to it, and despite an already impressive prospect haul in the deals […]


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. […]

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox

Keep the South Side weird

The White Sox replaced a manager this weekend who oversaw four-straight losing seasons, was not well-regarded tactically, and had his hand on the wheel as multiple humiliating clubhouse fracases reached the public in this season alone. They replaced him with a well-respected figure in the baseball world, the rare option who possesses previous managerial experience […]