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White Sox Update – February 12, 2019

We've got Manny Machado buzz and players reporting to Camelback Ranch for Spring Training 2019. Here's the latest White Sox news and rumors: RUMORS: Jon Heyman of FanCred offers some speculation on the White Sox rumored offer to Manny Machado. Have heard reported offer of 250M for 8 yrs for Machado by White Sox isn’t ...

Could Bryce Harper make his decision this coming week?

When the offseason began, I had pretty much accepted that the White Sox would make a serious run at Manny Machado, maybe check in on Bryce Harper, and I was just going to hope for the best either way. Everything has changed. There seems to be more smoke connecting Harper to the Sox by the ...

Tim Anderson is Playing like an Elite Defensive Shortstop

White Sox Trivia: Which two players started 60+ games at shortstop for the White Sox in 2016? If you guessed Jimmy Rollins and Tyler Saladino, you are not only correct, but 2016 was probably a rough time for you as a Sox fan. Looking back at that season, the argument could be made that Tim ...

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. ...

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 ...

The Final Moments of Comiskey Park – 1991

The following is written by Greg Nosek:  ...the final moments of Comiskey Park. On April 3rd, 1991, as so many others did that day, I traveled to Comiskey Park, to videotape the end of an era. Today was also the day I could really test out my brand new RCA full size VHS Camcorder. It was ...

The Quiet Ascent of Tim Anderson

At the beginning of May, if you were asked who the most valuable position player on the White Sox had been in 2018, the answer would probably be Yoan Moncada. At the start of June, if asked the same question, the answer would probably be Jose Abreu. Now, in early July, the answer may be ...

“Shields Up:” Keep Big Game James

Alright, I'm just going to come right out and say it... I don't believe the White Sox should trade James Shields. Let me make sure I am perfectly clear: the White Sox will most likely trade James Shields. I am not arguing against this. They will get a couple of high ceiling prospects in return from ...

This Week in White Sox Baseball: June 25-July 1

Week 12 Record: 3-3 (29-54 Overall), 4th in AL Central Congratulations to Nick Madrigal and the Oregon State Beavers for clinching the College World Series Championship this week! While Madrigal was hitless in the CWS, he did hit over .300 in the tournament. Hopefully this was the first of many rings for him..... But now, ...

Eloy Jimenez, Luis Robert and other White Sox prospects promoted

With the Single-A and Double-A all-star breaks now behind us, the White Sox are changing up their farm system a bit, as expected. The team announced the following promotions on Thursday. Assigned to Triple-A Charlotte: Eloy Jimenez (OF) Seby Zavala (C) Ian Hamilton (RHP) Assigned to Double-A Birmingham: Dylan Cease (RHP) Matt Foster (RHP) Zach ...