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Lewis Masella - Mar 1, 2022

White Sox 4, Royals 1 (This game was the result of a simulation done through What If Sports. It matched the Kansas City Royals All-Time Team against the Chicago White Sox All-Time Team. This game did not actually happen.) Ted Lyons was brilliant in a complete-game effort, surrendering a single unearned run as the Chicago […]

Braden Herb - Oct 6, 2021

Postseason baseball has finally returned. There truly is no better time of the year, definitely not within the baseball season. And there may not be a better matchup to start the Division Series than the Chicago White Sox and the Houston Astros. Both teams could very well represent the American League in the World Series. […]

Caleb Begley - Oct 1, 2021

Comebacks very often aid the improbable, if not impossible. For instance, a team that is on the downhill and going there rapidly can be given a boost through these events. Not only that, but comebacks can also revitalize fanbases. Cheering crowds are normal to those teams destined for, not just the postseason, but success therein […]

Craig Kimbrel
Caleb Begley - Jul 30, 2021

The Chicago White Sox have reached an agreement to acquire closer Craig Kimbrel from the Chicago Cubs, according to Jeff Passan. The Chicago White Sox are finalizing a deal to acquire closer Craig Kimbrel from the Chicago Cubs, sources tell ESPN. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 30, 2021 Kimbrel, an eight time All-Star, had been […]

Benjamin Sabin - May 20, 2021

With all of this talk about swinging away on a 3-0 count, it seems like a good idea to go over the twelve different possible counts in baseball so as to avoid upsetting Tony La Russa. While La Russa is not the only one who is upset about Yermin Mercedes hitting a home run on […]

Britton Barthold - May 11, 2021

A certain statistic came out the other day that caught the eyes of many. Yasmani Grandal, the catcher for the Chicago White Sox, and his stat line for 2021. As of May 11th, Grandal is batting .113/.378/.242.  According to, Grandal actually joined Babe Ruth in becoming the first two players in American League history […]

Jeremy Breland - Apr 8, 2021

As one writer previewed last week in the NL, it is time to look at the possible AL Cy Young contenders. Unlike the National League, there is no clear-cut favorite. Gerrit Cole is arguably the best pitcher in the AL, yet Shane Bieber and Lucas Giolito are also seen as frontrunners for the award. All […]

Previeewing the 2021 Chicago White Sox
Matt Graves - Mar 30, 2021

The Chicago White Sox have gone from rebuild mode to contender mode. Though their postseason run was cut short against the Oakland Athletics in the Wild Card Series, the team enters the 2021 season with one of the best cores in the league. For success to happen, and with aspiring hopes for a long playoff run, […]

MLB Offseason
Matt Graves - Feb 13, 2021

The MLB offseason was a slow one. But it didn’t stop a few teams from having stellar offseasons, considering the financial hardships that each major-league team is facing due to the pandemic. Nevertheless, there are plenty of teams who stood out this winter. Sure, teams like the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies retained some […]

Benjamin Sabin - Jan 30, 2021

The Zimmerman Chase and World Series of 1917 U-boats and the Zimmermann Telegram World War I had been raging for nearly three years when Great Britain intercepted an encrypted telegram. The telegram was sent from the German Foreign Minister Arthur Zimmermann, to the German minister to Mexico Heinrich Von Eckhart. The British deciphered the message […]

Liam Hendriks
Liam Hopkins - Jan 12, 2021

Free-agent reliever Liam Hendriks reportedly agreed to a $54 million contract with the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. The contract is reportedly for three years and an option. He can be bought out of the final year, but the buyout will pay the same as the option. Hendriks, 32 in February, has spent the […]

Andrew Brown - Jan 4, 2021

Miami Marlins Agree to Terms with Ross Detwiler and Sandy Leon  The Miami Marlins have been making subtle moves so far this offseason. The team’s latest moves came this past weekend when they agreed to terms with left-hander Ross Detwiler and catcher Sandy Leon. Both  additions do not alter the competitive landscape of the National League East to […]

Nelson Cruz
Matt Graves - Jan 4, 2021

At 40-years old, Nelson Cruz might have one last chance for a contract. If the universal DH returns, Cruz would have more potential suitors, including contenders with no set option at that position. However, Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic reported in December that MLB had informed teams to “operate without the DH in the National League.” […]

Chris Larson - Dec 21, 2020

Charges Announced for Tony La Russa in Wreckless Driving Case Monday, Chicago White Sox skipper Tony La Russa plead guilty in court to wreckless driving. The Chicago Tribune had the entire story here. Furthermore, it all steams from the incident which took place in Arizona in February of this year. Additionally, the announcement came following […]

Chris Larson - Dec 15, 2020

Eddie Robinson Turns 100 Happy 100th Birthday to William Edward Robinson aka Eddie Robinson! If you are unaware of who that is, he is the only living member from the 1948 Cleveland Indians team. Of course, that was the year that the team went onto win the World Series. They have yet to win a […]

Hank Aaron Award
Steve Drumwright - Dec 8, 2020

Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox and Freddie Freeman of the Atlanta Braves were named winners of the 2020 Hank Aaron Award in the American and National leagues, respectively, on Tuesday. The award goes to the player in each league with the most outstanding offensive performance. It is the first time either player has […]

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Matt Graves - Dec 8, 2020

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Jim Marshall - Dec 8, 2020

The Washington Nationals extend Mike Rizzo and Dave Martinez to new deals. Rizzo will return as president of baseball operations, whereas Martinez is back as team manager. Mark Lerner, the principal managing owner of the Nationals, announced the moves over the weekend. The team announced they’d exercised the 2023 contract options on both. This gives […]

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Braden Herb - Dec 8, 2020

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