All posts by Mark Fordon

Senior at Lincoln-Way East High School. Contributor for @SoxOn35th and @PippenAintEasy.

White Sox crush Orioles 12-2 in Baltimore

White Sox bats were on fire tonight in a 12-1 blow out of the Baltimore Orioles. Manny Banuelos got the start tonight and did a great job going 4 scoreless innings, letting up 5 hits and punching out 4. Jose Abreu lit up the stat sheet going 3-6 with 5 RBIs and a home run. James ...

Tim Anderson Showing Star Potential with Hot Start to Season

The early portion of the 2019 season has already been remarkable for Tim Anderson. Aside from his early season success on the diamond, he flew home from a game in Cleveland on April 3rd to welcome the birth of his second daughter, Paxton. The 26-year-old shortstop is no doubt riding high to begin this year's ...

Interview with White Sox Pitching Prospect Zack Burdi

Zack Burdi was the White Sox first round draft pick at 26th overall in 2016. Since being drafted, the 23-year-old has been highly touted as the organizations top relief prospect and one of the best relief prospects in all of baseball. During the year he was drafted, Burdi shot all the way up from Arizona ...

Despite Postseason Antics, the White Sox Should Still Heavily Pursue Manny Machado

It is no secret that Manny Machado is one of the best baseball players in Major League Baseball. It is also no secret that he had somewhat of a controversial 2018 Postseason. With free agency in full swing and Machado on the market, his 2018 playoff behavior should be the least of White Sox fans ...

Interview with Chicago Grown Pitcher Blake Hickman

Last season, Blake Hickman pitched for the White Sox Single-A Advanced team, the Winston-Salem Dash. The 6'5", 225 pound right-hander grew up in Chicago and attended Simeon Career Academy. Drafted in the seventh round of the 2015 MLB draft out of Iowa, his career hit a minor setback when he needed Tommy John surgery roughly ...

Top Five Players the White Sox are Most Likely to Trade in 2019

Over the past two seasons White Sox fans have learned to not grow too attached to one single player. GM Rick Hahn has traded away the likes of Chris Sale, Jose Quintana, Adam Eaton and many others during the early stages of the rebuild. Who's to say the man behind the White Sox isn't done? ...

Young Bullpen Arms a Major Key to White Sox Future Success

It’s no secret that in our current era of baseball, a solid bullpen is mandatory if you’re looking to be a contender. This season, we have seen an influx of young White Sox relievers make their way up to the majors. The likes of Jace Fry, Ian Hamilton, Ryan Burr, Thyago Vieira, Caleb Frare, Jose ...

Rick Hahn is the Right Man for the Job

Sustained Success. A phrase that White Sox fans are very familiar with going into the 2018 offseason. It is the phrase which keeps our heads up through a disappointing 62-100 season, good (or bad) for third worst in the MLB. The phrase that Rick Hahn has referred to time and time again when talking about ...

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