Category: Blogs

Time to Shake Things Up on the South Side

The White Sox sit at 21-26. They could get complacent, or they could make some much needed changes.

Today in White Sox History: May 22nd

On this date in 1938, one of the greatest pitchers in White Sox franchise history reached a huge milestone. Ted Lyons earned his 200th career victory when Chicago beat the Washington Senators 9-2. In the game, Lyons threw a full nine innings in front of the Comiskey faithful. He surrendered two earned on nine hits ...

MLB Power Rankings: Surprising White Sox starting to move up

On May 21st of last season, the White Sox were 13-30. Our South Siders currently sit with a 21-25 record, and are just four games out of the last Wild Card spot. While they haven't been destroyed by injuries like some other teams out there, the Sox can ill afford to lose players given some ...

Today in White Sox History: May 21st

Welcome to the first installment of "Today in White Sox History." Over the course of this season, I hope to write a decent number of these blogs to highlight and talk about some interesting moments from the past. You can expect to hear about a wide variety of things from records that were broken to ...

Matt Klug: In My Own Words

The following is a guest post written by 2018 38th round draft pick, Matthew Klug. June 6th, 2018. “The Chicago White Sox select draft ID 4549. Klug, Matthew. Outfielder, Brookwood High School. Snellville, Georgia.” That day, my life changed forever. Every young baseball player dreams about hearing their name called in the MLB Draft one ...

Southside Delivery Mailbag: May 1, 2019

Our Southsiders find themselves at 12-14, and playing much better ball as of late. Things are getting more and more exciting. Yoan Moncada has shown his potential, Jose Abreu is heating up, and a star has been born in Tim Anderson. While it is great to see the club playing better ball, it's just as ...

The Mount Rushmore of White Sox Players

Sure, you have to look all the way back to 2012 for the last time the Chicago White Sox had a winning record, and 2008 if you want to check for a postseason appearance. Despite the recent lack of success, the White Sox have had a plethora of legends don the Sox uniform, which got ...

MLB Power Rankings: How our White Sox stack up across the media

Fresh off a 12-2 thrashing of the Orioles last night, the White Sox now find themselves 9-12 and 4.5 games back from the Minnesota Twins. Fun fact: The White Sox are the only perfect team at night games, going 5-0. It's been a bit of a roller coaster ride so far this season, but the ...

Tim Anderson must continue to challenge baseball norms

This is a follow-up to: Tim Anderson, Pitcher Privilege, and Unwritten Rules: Baseball Must Change. I expected the post linked above to receive mixed reactions, and it did. As I read online responses, both to my post and to the Tim Anderson situation in general, two things came to mind: first, this was a rare occasion ...

Tim Anderson, Pitcher Privilege, and Unwritten Rules: Baseball Must Change

Have the Royals forgotten who they are? Kansas City's identity in the 2010s has practically been built around emotion. Whether it was Yordano Ventura celebrating after a big out on the mound or Salvador Perez exclaiming at second base after a double, the Royals are a team that has embraced emotion on the field. Unless, ...