Category: Chicago White Sox

Deeper Dive on the Under the Radar RHP Jose Ruiz

One of the least talked about prospects in the White Sox farm system has been 6’1”, 190 lbs. 23-year-old right-handed reliever Jose Ruiz. Relief prospects generally are not that sexy, and rarely find themselves on top prospect lists, but can prove to be extremely valuable to championship teams. In this article I’m going to take ...

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. ...

This Week in White Sox Baseball: August 6-12

Week 18 Record: 1-5 (42-75 Overall), 4th in AL Central Coming off a sweep of the Rays, the White Sox had a tough task this week against the Yankees and Indians. The result? A 1-5 week with some good and some bad baseball games. Weekly Score Update Game 112: White Sox 0, Yankees 7 | ...

White Sox 2018 Player’s Weekend Jerseys and Nicknames Revealed

First look at the White Sox 2018 Player's Weekend Jerseys

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 ...

This Week in White Sox Baseball: July 31-August 5

Week 17 Record: 4-2 (41-70 Overall), 4th in AL Central White Sox Nation got another Eloy callup scare this morning with Leury Garcia being placed on the 10-Day Disabled List, but it was Ryan LaMarre instead who was brought up. So, instead of focusing on Eloy, let's focus our attention on the winning streak the ...

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 ...