Category: Editorial

Mike Moustakas: 2018 White Sox Third Baseman?

After many weeks of free agency rumors as cold as the Chicago weather recently, former MLB Executive Dan O'Dowd turned on the burners on MLB's free agency hot stove this morning: https://twitter.com/ckamka/status/948942237198639106 Mike Moustakas is the 28-year-old 3B of the Kansas City Royals, and this is his first test at free agency. MLB TradeRumors listed ...

Thoughts on “Machado Mania”

Alright everyone, you can go back to focusing on work or studying for finals, because the rumors have calmed down significantly. In case you haven't been on Twitter in the past 48 hours (good for you for having the will power), you already know that the Baltimore Orioles were aggressively shopping 3B Manny Machado, who ...

Carlos Rodón Undergoes Surgery

On Thursday afternoon, Rick Hahn announced that LHP Carlos Rodón underwent arthroscopic surgery for his throwing shoulder, shutting down the potential ace for 6-8 months. This is the latest in injury problems for Rodón, who was plagued by them all year. In this season, Rodón had a 2-5 record with a 4.15 ERA and 76 ...

A Letter to Sandy Alderson Concerning Robin Ventura

September 26, 2017 Dear Mr. Alderson, While coming back from classes today, a friend of mine sent me some Twitter information that confirmed most baseball fans' previous suspicions: you're going to be looking for a new manager of the New York Mets for next season. Among your list of candidates, according to sources, is Robin ...

2018 Draft Preview: Potential Additions to the White Sox Rebuild

The tank is now in full throttle, White Sox fans, as Ricky's boys are now 30 games under with a record of 57-87. This past week, the organization announced that ace Carlos Rodon will be shut down for the rest of the season due to "shoulder stiffness." With Rodon's injury history, the news is a ...

Most Interesting Series of the Year has Finally Arrived

Guaranteed Rate Field will serve as the host to the most interesting three game series of the 2017 season. Two of the worst teams in baseball, the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago White Sox, are ready to battle this weekend for a prized possession. This special item is within grasp but currently belongs to ...

Fans React to Lucas Giolito’s First Start with the White Sox

Tuesday night marked another step forward in the Chicago White Sox rebuild. No. 6 Prospect Lucas Giolito made his first start with the White Sox since coming over in the Adam Eaton deal. While he didn't necessarily have his best stuff, Giolito had a solid outing, nonetheless. Did he have some command issues? Yes, but ...

Chicago’s Overlooked Prospect: Micker Adolfo

In 2013, the White Sox made a splash in what appeared to be a very fertile international prospect class. With big names such as Eloy Jimenez, Gleyber Torres, and Rafael Devers available, teams were lining up to make offers to the young standouts. The Chicago White Sox ended up signing Micker Adolfo Zapata, ranked #2 ...

White Sox Potential 2020 Lineup

At 45-70, the Sox continue to race towards being one of the first teams eliminated from postseason contention, and it is likely that the 2018 season will be more of the same.  While fans have suffered through starts from the likes of Pelfrey, Holland, and Shields this season, the hope is that the Sox will soon ...

White Sox Fans React to the Rebuild

The incredible turnaround of the Chicago White Sox farm system has brought a lot of hope to the South Side. The Sox haven't made the playoffs since 2008 and needed some drastic changes to happen. With Rick Renteria in as manager and Rick Hahn showing he isn't afraid to make moves, the entire organization has ...