Category: Editorial

Will the Real Dylan Covey Please Stand Up?

If you've been able to watch the White Sox at all these past few weeks, you'll notice a familiar face in the rotation who seems to be a completely different pitcher. After a brutal 2017 season, Rule 5 Draft Pick Dylan Covey has looked to have transformed into a completely different pitcher this season. He ...

Verlander Bothered by a Persistent Anderson

Last night, the unwritten rules of baseball came into play during the 5th inning of the game between the White Sox and Astros. First, let's go over the sequence of events. With one out in the bottom of the 5th inning, Tim Anderson singled, breaking up Justin Verlander's no-hitter. Anderson clapped his hands and pointed ...

Let’s Relax About Moncada

Yoan Moncada is going to strike out somewhat often. If he had one central flaw when he was signed by Boston, it was his swing and miss potential. Nevertheless, Moncada was a productive player in 2017 despite his 32% strikeout rate, and as this season progresses, chances are he will remain a net positive at ...

Josh Donaldson: Punk with a Whistle

Alright, I don't even know where to begin with this. Let's start here: Josh Donaldson is a punk. During Monday's game against the Blue Jays, White Sox pitcher Reynaldo Lopez let up a solo shot in the sixth inning to Blue Jays DH, Josh Donaldson. The White Sox have struggled recently against Donaldson, allowing him ...

Should White Sox fans be concerned by injuries to Jiménez, Robert?

Over the past several months, it's been no secret that injures have affected some of the White Sox highly ranked prospects. The most notable was a ruptured left Achilles' tendon suffered by Jake Burger that ended his season. Other injuries have included Micker Adolfo's sprained UCL, Luis Robert's sprained thumb, and Eloy Jiménez's previously sprained ...

Is Hector Santiago Making His Case to be in the White Sox Starting Rotation?

After a week and a half of White Sox Spring Training games, there have been a mix of both good and bad pitching performances. On one end of the spectrum, we have potential starting pitcher Carson Fulmer. Unfortunately for the right-hander, his performances would have to be placed under the "bad" category. Fulmer has struggled ...

Zack Collins: Still A Top-Tier Catching Prospect

As the 2017 season began, Zack Collins saw himself ranked as the #4 catching prospect in baseball by MLB Pipeline. As we await the start of the 2018 season, Collins sits at #9 on the updated MLB Pipeline catching prospect rankings. Why did Collins drop five slots? Was it his performance, or did other catching ...

Brewers Reportedly Join the Quintana Trade Talks

When I woke up this morning and went on Twitter, I was surprised to read about the potential for a trade that I had briefly considered, but never thought too much about: Jose Quintana to the Brewers. As Sox fans continue to hope for the Astros trade that might never happen, it’s worth looking at ...

Mark Buehrle: Mediocre?

First of all, I’d like to introduce myself to you. My name is Jordan Lazowski, and I am a student at the University of Notre Dame. I’m a Statistics Major and a big believer in the power of Sabermetrics. Now, just as important is the fact that I’m both a huge baseball fan and a ...

Sox Mafia: The Best MLB Tailgating Experience

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