Tag: Chicago White Sox

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 Acquire Bullpen Arm Alex Colome from Seattle

Chicago adds a reliable right-handed reliever from the Mariners

This Week in Machado/Harper Rumors – 11/2/18

See also: "Is Rick Hahn hinting at a serious pursuit of Manny Machado?" and "2018-2019 Free Agency: A Complete Guide to Machado/Harper for White Sox fans".  We are officially in the offseason, meaning free agency has begun and fans can start grasping for any sort of rumors or hints regarding their favorite teams. Let's take ...

2018 Travels of the Sox On 35th Koozie

The South Side Or Die koozie made the rounds in 2018

Is Rick Hahn hinting at a serious pursuit of Manny Machado?

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn gave his final media conference of the season yesterday prior to the team's final home game of the season. He fielded a number of questions regarding the team's outlook for 2019, but perhaps lost in the canned responses and typical Hahn-speak was an intriguing pattern regarding the White Sox ...

Are the White Sox on the same trajectory as the Cubs?

The White Sox rebuild is often compared to that of the Cubs, and for obvious reasons. Not only do the teams play in the same city, but the results of the Cubs rebuild have made themselves clear, and there may be more to come. Their first playoff season was in 2015, during which they won ...

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 ...

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 ...

What Would a James Shields Trade Look Like?

White Sox fans got their first, sweet taste of trade deadline excitement on Thursday with the swap of Joakim Soria to the Brewers for two pitching prospects. Don't leave the table, though, as Rick Hahn could be taking another bite out of the pitching market soon. How so? The most obvious trade piece Chicago boasts ...