MLB: Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers

Hitting development still the key to the White Sox future

We’ve written about it several times in the past, but one of the more interesting changes in player acquisitions we’ve seen in recent years, coincidentally or not, is the White Sox targeting position players who are at or close to major league-ready. It made sense, particularly when they were still trying to contend, as the White […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals

South Side Morning 5: (Mostly) Beating the Royals

Five of the White Sox eight wins this season have come against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium, a fact that says more about their ineptitude against non-Royals teams than about the team’s performance as a whole. Still, even after dropping the last two of the weekend’s five-game series against the 7-20 Royals, a solid stretch […]

MLB: Houston Astros at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: Hoping For The Best

1. The most significant news of the weekend, as you’ve undoubtedly read, was the White Sox announcing that reliever Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage brought on by a ruptured aneurysm during Friday’s game against the Astros. He is in stable but critical condition at Rush University Medical Center. There’s not much to say about […]

MLB: Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox

South Side Morning 5: A win is a win is a win

1. The White Sox snapped their five-game losing streak and salvaged a win to end an otherwise disastrous season-opening home stand thanks, almost entirely, to Matt Davidson. Be a hero. pic.twitter.com/9RBPO1XnwE — Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) April 11, 2018 The home run and win will overshadow what was another sloppy and often times perplexing performance […]

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Houston Astros

South Side Morning 5: The Continued Development of Lucas Giolito

1. A fun thing about spring training is seeing players who are very important to a team’s future play up to their potential, and dreaming of them translating that to regular season success. The stats, as we know, are meaningless, but Lucas Giolito regularly showcased the velocity with his fastball and precision with his breaking […]

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

2018 Season Preview: Position Players

Tuesday and Wednesday, the staff at BP South Side will be providing quick-hit takes on the different White Sox positional groups, making predictions on who will be the regular starters at different points in the season, as well as offering optimistic takes, pessimistic takes, and hot takes. Today’s post features the position players. Outfield Opening […]