Category: White Sox

Lost Opportunity

Lost Opportunity

In advance of this weekend’s huge early season series with the Tigers in Detroit, the White Sox had a quick two game stop in Cleveland to take on the Indians. Chicago won the the first game in amazing fashion especially if you’re abaseball purest. The Sox got a homer from their slugger, they got a quality start form Quintana, and […]

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Chicago Baseball Is Back

Chicago Baseball Is Back

The two newest acquisitions for Chicago’s baseball teams took the mound Sunday and Monday and neither of their debuts resulted in a win for the home nine. Jon Lester pitched well in his highly anticipated debut, but the Cubs couldn’t get to Adam Wainwright in a rematch of Game 1 of the 2013 World Series. The Cubs would lose 3-0 […]

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Southside Concerns

Southside Concerns

With ace Chris Sale sidelined indefinitely with a fractured foot, the weight of the White Sox pitching staff will be turned over to the prodigal Jeff Samardzija. Sale has been officially ruled out for opening day on April 6th against the Ryoals and the likely replacement is the recently acquired former northsider. Samardzija is no stranger to opening day as […]

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Where will Alexei hit in the order?

Spring Awakening!

Spring Training opens for most of Major League Baseball tomorrow and the biggest questions regarding Chicago Baseball is whether or not both teams can make it to the postseason. Usually around this time of year hope springs eternal and by the end of April Chicagoans are splashed with a cold dose of reality because both teams are under five hundred […]

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Baseball Beckons

Baseball Beckons

Now that America’s passion has ended, it’s time for America’s pastime to begin. The baseball marathon is upon us with pitchers and catchers reporting in just two weeks. The Chicago baseball scene has some lofty expectations with what the managements have done in terms of roster building this offseason. For a quick recap the White Sox have added a top […]

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Holiday Shopping

Holiday Shopping

Tis the season to pop tags at the mall, and in the case of Chicago Baseball, that’s exactly what they’ve been doing thus far in the offseason. The Chicago teams have been by far the busiest of the bunch in terms of player additions through the free agent market, and from the looks of it, they’ve both found themselves some […]

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Winter Meetings

Winter Meetings

So now we come to MLB’s Winter Meetings which this year are being held in San Diego, California. The MLB Winter Meetings are usually where the biggest movements come in terms of trades and free agent signings if they’re going to happen. All of baseball’s executives are present, and usually team president and some owners also accompany their baseball operations […]

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Sale’s Force

Sale’s Force

MLB Award season is in full force and for the second straight day the White Sox have been well represented in the voting. Jose Abreu took home top rookie honors on Tuesday and in the AL CY Young race Chris Sale finished third behind the Mariners Felix Hernandez and the winner, Cleveland’s Corey Kluber. Kluber was unbelievable down the stretch […]

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El Canon Recognized

El Canon Recognized

Yes! Finally a White Sox bit of news to take away from all the Cub hoopla over Joe Maddon and their assurance at the reversing of the Billy Goat. To let everyone know there are other teams that are every year trying to win the World Series, and if you haven’t already noticed the two most successful teams in baseball […]

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Hanging Around

Hanging Around

One of my favorite movies of all-time is “Rounders” with Matt Damon, and in it there’s a scene at the end where John Malkovich (Teddy KGB) loses to Damon in a game of heads up no-limit. As the game starts to tilt against KGB, he utters the words “hanging around, hanging around. Kid’s got… alligator blood”. This year the Chicago […]

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