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Machado/Harper: Why the Waiting Benefits the White Sox

January is over and there are still dozens of quality free agents on the market. While the endless waiting has certainly been tiresome, it may be benefiting the White Sox more than any other team in the sweepstakes for Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. The Phillies' front office, likely the biggest threat to the White ...

White Sox Update – January 13, 2019

Some major developments in both the Manny Machado and Bryce Harper sweepstakes occurred on Sunday. Jeff Passan of ESPN reports that the White Sox have offered Manny Machado an 8-year deal and could potentially go longer than that. The Chicago White Sox have offered Manny Machado an eight-year deal and could be compelled to go even longer, ...

2019 White Sox already looking better even without Machado or Harper signing

Over the past few days, the White Sox have been the butt of a running joke that involves one of the most prized free agents in all of baseball, his close friends, his family, and even his dog. Manny Machado has still yet to decide where he’ll play baseball this upcoming season, and fans and ...

Rick Renteria discusses White Sox offseason on MLB Network’s Hot Stove

On Monday morning, White Sox manager Rick Renteria was a guest on MLB Network's Hot Stove with Harold Reynolds and Matt Vasgersian. The skipper discussed the White Sox offseason plans, Yoan Moncada's development, the two superstar free agents, and more.  In case you weren't able to watch the segment, here's a recap with quotes. The ...

Sox On 35th Podcast: Bob Nightengale discusses latest Harper/Machado rumors, Hall of Fame ballot, and more

The Sox On 35th Podcast crew was joined by Bob Nightengale on Friday afternoon, baseball columnist for USA Today Sports. He discussed the following topics: White Sox pursuit of Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. Likely contracts for each free agent superstar. Moves the White Sox may make if they don't land Harper or Machado. The ...

Report: White Sox make official offer to free agent Manny Machado

Some big news regarding free agent Manny Machado was released early Thursday afternoon. Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweeted that the White Sox are currently "more engaged" with Machado and have extended an official offer to him. The Chicago #WhiteSox are more engaged with Manny Machado than Bryce Harper at the moment, and have officially made ...

Machado/Harper: Interpreting the Latest Rumors

The past few weeks have featured plenty of leaks and reports regarding the potential suitors for Manny Machado and Bryce Harper, and it is necessary to repeat the old adage that almost every leak is strategically sent out from either the player's camp or a team, usually for negotiation purposes. Despite the long, grueling nature ...

White Sox Update – January 2, 2019

On behalf of the entire Sox On 35th crew, I would like to start off this article by saying Happy New Year to all of our loyal followers and readers. Since the start of 2019, there have been some news and rumors that pertain to the White Sox in one way or another so here's a look ...

Have the White Sox Missed Their Chance at Free Agency Plan B?

The White Sox have made it very clear what their plan A was this offseason. Sign one, if not both, of Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. They have been aggressive, reportedly willing to offer huge sums of money to both players, and are still major contenders for the generational superstars. The idea is that with ...

Regardless of Harper and Machado, White Sox Fans Should Expect World Series Team

Seemingly all White Sox fans' eyes are on Bryce Harper and Manny Machado right now, as the two stars, both pursued by the South Siders, are preparing to sign mammoth contracts with new teams. In that free agent frenzy, it's easy to lose sight of the big picture. A few days ago, I was thinking ...