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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 ...

Could Bryce Harper make his decision this coming week?

When the offseason began, I had pretty much accepted that the White Sox would make a serious run at Manny Machado, maybe check in on Bryce Harper, and I was just going to hope for the best either way. Everything has changed. There seems to be more smoke connecting Harper to the Sox by the ...

White Sox and the Winter Meetings: Acquisitions from 2006 to Today

The Winter Meetings are just a few days away and it appears likely that the White Sox could be an active team. Though, instead of focussing on current rumors, let's take a look back at the transactions made by the club dating back to 2006. December 9-13, 2017: Bay Lake, Florida Just a year after ...

Andrew Perez: What It Takes

The following is a guest post written by White Sox left-handed pitching prospect Andrew Perez:  When the term “professional baseball player” comes up in conversation, I often get asked about the exciting games, big crowds, and how “cool” it would be to someday get the chance to play in "The Show." However, no one has ever ...

Tyler Johnson: A Year’s Reflection

The following is a guest post written by White Sox right-handed pitching prospect Tyler Johnson: There are a lot of different ideals and experiences people want to share throughout their lives but never actually get the chance to do so.  I want to thank Sox On 35th for giving me that opportunity to share my voice. ...

The 2018 Rule 5 Draft: Here’s What You Need to Know

With the 40-man roster deadline past us, Major League teams have selected which players they would like to protect ahead of this year's annual Rule 5 Draft. This is of particular interest for White Sox fans because of the players that were protected and the ones at risk of being lost. Below is a guide ...

White Sox Draft Pick Creates Non-Profit for Children Affected by Tragedy

Life has not been easy for Matthew Klug, the Brookwood High School graduate who was selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 2018 MLB Draft. He has endured a childhood filled with heartbreak after losing several loved ones close to him. Matthew's mother, Julie, battled chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema throughout his ...

“Ricky Don’t Quit” – White Sox Extend Rick Renteria

What does Ricky's extension mean for him and his boys?

This Week in Machado/Harper Rumors – 11/10/18

In my original Machado/Harper free agency preview, I mentioned something about how during this offseason, there would be some tweet or leak that would cause the productivity of White Sox fans to fall to zero. That happened this week, multiple times. https://twitter.com/jonmorosi/status/1059477125680386048 On Monday morning, Jon Morosi was the first of many national writers to ...

No matter who the White Sox sign, success still relies on young talent

After trading away many players of value this past season, the White Sox finished the second year of the rebuild with the MLB’s second-lowest payroll. Now, the team is in a position where they are finally ready to spend big on premium talent. Before the rebuild, the White Sox were exclusively only going after free ...