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Atlanta’s six-run first sets tone for a blowout win over Chicago, 11-5

Five runs off of 13 hits aren’t enough for the Good Guys in game two of this three-game weekend set

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Posted in Gamethread

Gamethread: White Sox at Braves

The South Siders look to even the series in the South

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Posted in Minor League Update

White Sox Minor League Update: August 30, 2019

Solid pitching leads affiliates to 4-1 day … but the loss hurt, as Charlotte falls into a wild-card tie.

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White Sox Filleted by Braves, 10-7

A late-inning rally ultimately proves fruitless in the face of poor defense and a plucky Braves lineup

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Posted in Gamethread

Gamethread: White Sox at Braves

Iván Nova looks to wrap up a stellar August in the opener of this three game set

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Posted in Know Your Enemy

Know Your Enemy: Atlanta Braves

The Braves started their rebuild two years before the White Sox, but seem to have advanced much farther, faster.

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Posted in Analysis

Who is Reynaldo López?

The sky is still the limit for this fireballer, but time is starting to become an enemy instead of an ally.

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Posted in Minor League Update

White Sox Minor League Update: August 29, 2019

Jonathan Stiever keeps on looking like a top prospect, with another great start.

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Posted in Weekly Minor League Update White Sox Minors

White Sox Minor League Weekly Update: Week 21

The big names highlight the stretch run, as Nick Madrigal and Jonathan Stiever had fantastic weeks … again.

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Minnesota singles cruise sinks Cease; Twins sweep Sox, 10-5

In the seventh and final game of this homestand hosting both former Washington Senators clubs, Dylan Cease got a introduction to Ozzie Guillén’s nemesis “Los Pirañas,” who jumped out to a 4-0 first inning lead, and the Senators Ver. 1.0 swept the Southside Nine by a score of 10-5.

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Posted in Gamethread

Gamethread: Twins at White Sox (Getaway Day Edition)

Dylan Cease pitches in yet another day game for the White Sox, coming off of the best game of his young career.

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Posted in White Sox Minors

Arizona Fall League: White Sox edition

Some of the more well-known White Sox prospects are heading down to play in Arizona in the revamped AFL.

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Posted in Minor League Update White Sox Minors

White Sox Minor League Update: August 28, 2019

Another heartbreaker for Charlotte, as their wild card lead is trimmed down to one.

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Posted in Six Pack of Stats

Six Pack of Stats: Twins 8, White Sox 2

The White Sox lost their second straight game to the AL Central leaders. Let’s take a look at some numbers from tonight’s loss.

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Twins use the long ball to top White Sox, 8-2

Lack of timely hitting and failure to keep Twins hitters in the park doomed the White Sox in an 8-2 loss.

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Posted in Gamethread

Gamethread: Twins at White Sox

Looking for consistency: Starter Ross Detwiler got a quality start in his last appearance. He looks to shut down the…

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Posted in White Sox Minors

2019 AZL White Sox season recap

It was an inspiring year for the AZL White Sox, in spite of a mediocre record.

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Posted in Minor League Update

White Sox Minor League Update: August 27, 2019

Wrong-way Knights, heartbreaking Dash, and staying-alive Voyagers highlight the Tuesday action.

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Twins beat White Sox 3-1; Giolito works quality start

Another great Giolito outing is frozen solid by some chilly Chisox bats.

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Gamethread: Twins at White Sox

Hey, Ricky … good job with tonight’s lineup!

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Six Pack of Stats: Twins 3, White Sox 1

It wasn’t the most exhilarating game on the South Side, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun with some numbers. Tonight, predictably, it’s SIX.

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Posted in White Sox Minors

2019 DSL White Sox season recap

The DSL Sox greatly improved from their abysmal 2018 performance, thanks to huge seasons from players like Benyamin Bailey, Ronaldo Guzman, and Yolbert Sánchez.

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Posted in Minor League Update White Sox Minors

White Sox Minor League Update: August 26, 2019

Both the Knights and Dash lost crucial, stretch-run games.

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Posted in Analysis

What if Eloy played DH full-time?

Now is not the time to punt on Eloy Jiménez’s defense. As the former No. 3 overall prospect, Jiménez is vital to what the White Sox are trying to do in the next few years, and improving his defense could go a long way.

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Posted in Minor League Update White Sox Minors

White Sox Minor League Update: August 25, 2019

A ridiculous finale in Arizona, as well as a doubleheader sweep in Montana, paces today’s action.

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No ReyLo No-No, but Sox win, 2-0

ReyLo’s run at a no-no and two key RBIs from Abreu keyed a White Sox series win.

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Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 2, Rangers 0

Mal Tiempo collects RBIs No. 99 and 100

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Posted in Gamethread

Gamethread: Rangers at White Sox

Reynaldo López tries to steal the series from Texas in a Sunday matinee.

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Posted in Minor League Update White Sox Minors

White Sox Minor League Update: August 24, 2019

A split for Charlotte, but the undercard features a ton of terrible offensive games on the farm

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White Sox are shut out in a well-pitched ballgame

The Texas Rangers launch two two-run home runs to seal a season-tying series victory over the Good Guys, 4-0

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Gamethread: Rangers at White Sox

The Big Baby returns to the Players’ Weekend lineup as the South Siders look to take the season series from the Rangers

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Posted in Offbeat

José Abreu: 999 Emergency

José Abreu is about to go four figures on the lumberometer, having amassed 999 career hits. How about we soundtrack the feat?

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Posted in Minor League Update White Sox Minors

White Sox Minor League Update: August 23, 2019

The upper levels all came through with wins, while the rookie classes suffered a few heartbreakers.

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Spot ’em a 3-0 lead? So what?

Four batters in, things looked grim … but Dylan Cease bristled up to earn his third win, with help from TA7, YoYo and even Forgetting Sarah.

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Posted in Gamethread

Gamethread: Rangers at White Sox

It’s Dylan Cease facing the Texas Station Wagons tonight.

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Posted in Under the Radar White Sox Minors

Under the Radar: Yermín Mercedes

It’s somewhat of a surprise that this bulky catcher’s promising offensive profile hasn’t landed him on the South Side already.

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Posted in Minor League Update

White Sox Minor League Update: August 22, 2019

Solid start: Matthew Thompson had another short, strong outing in Arizona tonight. (Sean Williams/South Side Hit Pen) Charlotte Knights 4,…

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Posted in Six Pack of Stats

Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 6, Rangers 1

Hakuna Moncada! Ross Detwiler pitches a career game, and YoYo records two extra-base hits in a worry-free White Sox win

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Everybody Loves Ross (Detwiler)

If you ever wondered what it would be like if a White Sox win was reimagined in a sitcom, this is the recap for you!

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Gamethread: Rangers at White Sox

Photo Credit: Clinton Cole/ South Side Hit Pen The Minnesota Twins swept the Texas Rangers in a four game series…

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Posted in Minor League Update

White Sox Minor League Update: August 21, 2019

Despaigne wants back on the South Side, Steele Walker keeps clubbing, and Avery Weems cruises through another Pioneer League win.

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Posted in Weekly Minor League Update

White Sox Minor League Weekly Update: Week 20

The Charlotte Bats wreck havoc in Triple-A and some brilliant pitching performances from Week 20 in MILB.

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Giolito, super neato: 4-0, Sox

No question which starting pitcher dominated today: Cool Hand Luke.

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Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 4, Twins 0

Lucas Giolito shuts out the Minnesota Twins in a remarkable series-taking, complete game victory

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Gamethread: White Sox at Twins

Whether the White Sox can steal a surprise series victory vs. the Twins is largely up to Lucas.

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Posted in Minor League Update

White Sox Minor League Update: August 20, 2019

Mostly victorious showings by the affiliates, and Luis Robert continues to torture Durham’s giant bull.

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Twins take down White Sox, 14-4

The White Sox once led this game, 3-0 … “when dinosaurs roamed Earth.”

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Gamethread: White Sox at Twins

Lopey looking for a bounce back performance against the Twinkies…

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Posted in Breaking News Offbeat

MLB cancels White Sox 2020 spring training?

The Pale Hose, once again, were tossed into the memory hole.

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White Sox Minor League Update: August 19, 2019

The Knights win a homer-happy slugfest, taking a one-game lead in the IL wild card race.

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White Sox win a nutty one, 6-4

Jose Abreu crushes one almost to the third deck in a White Sox winner in Minnesota.

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Gamethread: White Sox at Twins

The Sox are back in Minnesota as Ivan Nova looks to keep his hot streak going.

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White Sox Minor League Update: August 18, 2019

In the five games played today, White Sox affiliates outscored their opponents by a combined 27-5 margin. Is that good?

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Posted in Transactions

Looking ahead: White Sox 40-man roster

A peek ahead at the challenges facing the White Sox, as they choose their 40 key players for 2020

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Chisox get Caned, Calhouned and Bemboomed in 9-2 drubbing

So, this was a bad, bad, bad, very bad game, on almost all counts.

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Six Pack of Stats: Angels 9, White Sox 2

Eloy notches his first career triple and tallies home run No. 22 in an ill-fated loss to the Angels

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Posted in Gamethread

Gamethread: White Sox at Angels

We’ve got Dylan Cease. They don’t have Mike Trout. Sunday’s all right for evening a series!

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Posted in Minor League Update

White Sox Minor League Update: August 17, 2019

Tanner Banks pitches a gem, Yoán Moncada rehabs like a champ and Elijah Tatís gets his groove back

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Six Pack of Stats: Angels 6, White Sox 5

The tables turned as the Los Angeles Angels — instead of James McCann — put up four late-inning runs to secure the victory

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Halo heartbreak

Bullpen does bullpen things, Angels come from behind to win 6-5

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Gamethread: White Sox at Angels

Two struggling pitchers face off tonight in Anaheim

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Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 7, Angels 2

McCann strikes again: James McCann hit yet another late grand slam to secure a White Sox victory. (FanGraphs) James McCann…

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White Sox trip Angels, 7-2, behind a McCann grand slam

Bill Walton in the booth influenced a grooved slider to James McCann in the sixth, turning the game into a runaway win.

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White Sox Minor League Update: August 16, 2019

Trio of doubles powers Dash to victory; everyone else loses bye

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Gamethread: White Sox at Angels

Lucas Giolito seeks his fourth consecutive quality start The White Sox (54-66) have another late night matchup against the Angels…

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Posted in White Sox History

Everything you wanted to know about the 1994 strike and its aftermath (but were afraid to ask)

Why did players strike in 1994? Did anyone benefit from the strike? Were replacement players really going to start the 1995 season? Where was baseball going? How did it get there?

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The 1994 White Sox, and a season ended too soon

In first place, and second-best in the AL at the time games stopped, we’ll never know what could have been for the 1994 White Sox.

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White Sox Minor League Update: August 15, 2019

John Parke was nearly perfect, while the Knights flashed some big power

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Agony in Anaheim: Angels aerate Sox, 8-7

A two-homer night from José Abreu and a ninth-inning rally kept things interesting, but the Sox still manage to take a big ‘ol L

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Gamethread: White Sox at Angels

These angles are rather obtuse, and that’s just plane geometry

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Know Your Enemy: The Angels

Even with Mike Trout stuck on God Mode, the Angels should be contracted and tried for crimes against baseball

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Meet the Players: Leonard Gore

Leonard Gore, aka Lenny G, is a mild-mannered state gubmint worker by trade, proud father/husband, and occasionally insane White Sox…

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Welcome to South Side Hit Pen!

It’s a new Chicago White Sox site, from the purveyors of South Side Sox!

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