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Saving baseball from itself, Part 1: a relegation fantasy

One way to sass those sluggish “rebuilding” owners and punish teams that aren’t even trying? Relegation!

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The defense doesn’t rest: an ode to Yolmer

Tis a folly to non-tender our second sacker, if the best offense truly be a great defense.

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Picks to click: free agent starters

The money will be spent … so why not start with rising star Zack Wheeler, and add a lefty on the way out of the store?

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A most important offseason

The ball is in the front office’s court … we’ll be waiting to see what happens.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Part 2: The Bad)

The entire class of free agent and trade acquisitions for the White Sox in 2019 contributed just 3.9 bWAR.

No, that is not a typo.

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2019 was the year of Yoán —and he’s just getting started

Yoán Moncada is destined to be a star on the South Side for a long, long time.

Photo: Clinton Cole (@CDCole55)/South Side Hit Pen

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Manager rumor mill: American League edition

Not as much to report on the AL manager rumor mill, with just one opening left. But let’s rant about it a bit, anyway.

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Manager rumor mill: National League edition

Joe Girardi can only be hired by one team … we think.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Part 1: The Good)

Yoán Moncada and Lucas Giolito are the clear highlights of the next step of the rebuild.

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White Sox: Final Report Card

When it comes to Sox management, in the dugout or out, C is as good as it gets.

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Deep Dive: Available free agent right-handed starters

This article delves into the plentiful right-handed starter options that could be available this offseason. Be forewarned: The quality of these free agents does drop rather quickly.

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Deep Dive: Lucas Giolito’s past, present and future with the White Sox

Lucas Giolito through 2018, his 2019 season with the White Sox, and what his future looks like with the team.

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So you’ve been blocked by Tim Anderson …

If a bat flips and you’re not around, did it make a sound?

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It’s time to Corde-roll the dice on Jimmy beyond this season

Cordero should continue to have a role with the organization moving forward, a role he’s earned. And if a bench-clearing brawl is about to go down, Cordero is one player I would definitely want on my side.

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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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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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