Category: Blogs

Yoan Moncada and the Frustrations of a Rebuild

Among other intriguing storylines making waves through White Sox fan chatter, the question of "Is Yoan Moncada a bust?" has risen in volume lately. While a fair percentage of South Sider fans are ready to make that assertion, it seems that most people are willing to defend the 23 year-old second baseman. All three of ...

Jace Fry is really good

Earned run average (ERA) is probably the most prominent pitching statistic referenced by fans and media, and for good reason. Despite its flaws, it still does a pretty solid job of telling the story on how effective most pitchers have been, even in the age of advanced stats. However, ERA for relievers can be misleading. ...

White Sox rotation still struggling with consistency

Coming soon to Six Flags Great America, the newest and biggest roller coaster ride, the White Sox Starting Rotation! Nearly every pitcher in the Sox rotation has experienced a wild variation of successes and failures with the exception of Carlos Rodon, who instead has been on more of a ski lift than a roller coaster. ...

Navigating the Roster Decisions Following an Eloy Jimenez Call-Up

Although it's unclear how many boxes Eloy Jimenez still needs to check before Rick Hahn and co. call up the outstanding White Sox prospect, it's likely that he will be called up before the end of the 2018 campaign. Chris Getz even referred to an Eloy call-up as "getting very close" several days ago. However, ...

The Next Step for Nick Madrigal

Nick Madrigal is a very rare player in today's game. While hitting for power is increasingly common among hitters, you don't necessarily need to do so in order to be effective. Madrigal does not project to hit for much power, and that is totally fine. Players can affect games in many ways, and Madrigal is ...

How far away are the White Sox from being respectable?

It’s safe to say that the 2018 White Sox season has gone pretty much as expected in terms of wins and losses. While there have been many bright spots and memorable moments up to this point, the Sox have been somewhat underwhelming in their results. And that’s putting it nicely. The only feat the Sox ...

It’s Time to Ban The Wave

The Wave. Oh yes, the infamous wave. I hate to write about something so terrible, but this is an issue that needs to be addressed. Fans have been partaking in this activity for years and it's finally time to put an end to it. And no, I'm not just talking about you White Sox fans ...

What Boxes Still Need to be Checked by Eloy Jimenez?

White Sox Twitter has been getting a little restless over the past few weeks about Eloy Jimenez. Fans, both casual and lifelong die-hards, are wondering when the organization's top prospect will be called up, and for good reason. Eloy is currently slashing .376/.423/.693 with an OPS of 1.116 in 27 games in Triple-A. He has ...

Which current players will still be on the White Sox in 2019?

As August begins, the White Sox 25-man roster is not very pretty (by design). While prospects such as Eloy Jimenez, Michael Kopech, Seby Zavala, Ryan Cordell, and Ian Hamilton could certainly see promotions by the end of the season, only players currently on the 25-man roster were included in this list of players who may ...

2018 Baseball Hall of Fame Weekend: White Sox Fans in Cooperstown

Throughout the past few days in Cooperstown, fans from all over made the voyage for the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame Weekend. While the most prominent fan bases belonged to teams like the Braves, Tigers, Padres, and Angels, there were also several Sox fans who made the trip to see the big man, Jim Thome, ...