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Time to call it a season

With the forecast calling for long virus-battling delays, it might be time to look toward 2021.

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Coronavirus concerns: What’s next for us?

Despite a big interruption to the regular schedule, SSHP will be providing plenty of content during the break.

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White Sox, Yoán Moncada agree to extension

The South Side’s most complete player is locked up for at least five more seasons.

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Aaron Bummer signs a five-year, $16 million extension

The White Sox have locked up their best reliever, well into the 2020s.

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Parrot Power: Edwin Encarnación officially signs with the White Sox

The Parrot Power bat of Edwin Encarnación joins the White Sox, officially.

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The money continues to be spent: Steve Cishek signs with the White Sox

Steve Cishek, submarine delivery man, is the latest addition to the fortified 2020 White Sox.

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SSHP Podcast 7 – Janice, Colleen, BB – 2020 – 01 – 02

In what can only be termed a rollicking Hit Pen podcast, Janice Scurio and Colleen Sullivan join Brett Ballantini in…

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SSHP Podcast 7 – Janice, Colleen, BB – 2020 – 01 – 02

In what can only be termed a rollicking Hit Pen podcast, Janice Scurio and Colleen Sullivan join Brett Ballantini in…

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SSHP Podcast 7 – Janice, Colleen, BB – 2020 – 01 – 02

In what can only be termed a rollicking Hit Pen podcast, Janice Scurio and Colleen Sullivan join Brett Ballantini in…

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SSHP Podcast – Janice, Colleen, BB – 2020 – 01 – 02

In what can only be termed a rollicking Hit Pen podcast, Janice Scurio and Colleen Sullivan join Brett Ballantini in…

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SSHP Podcast 6 – James Fox & BB – 2020 – 01 – 02

James Fox, South Side Hit Pen managing editor who broke the Luis Robert extension story 10 days ago and confirmed…

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SSHP Podcast 6 – James Fox & BB – 2020 – 01 – 02

James Fox, South Side Hit Pen managing editor who broke the Luis Robert extension story 10 days ago and confirmed…

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SSHP Podcast 6 – James Fox & BB – 2020 – 01 – 02

James Fox, South Side Hit Pen managing editor who broke the Luis Robert extension story 10 days ago and confirmed…

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SSHP Podcast 6 – James Fox & BB – 2020 – 01 – 02

James Fox, South Side Hit Pen managing editor who broke the Luis Robert extension story 10 days ago and confirmed…

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SSHP E5 – BB And Scott Reichard – 2019 – 12 – 29

On the first half of the podcast, Brett Ballantini and Scott Reichard assess the current state of the Sox, with…

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SSHP E5 – BB And Scott Reichard – 2019 – 12 – 29

On the first half of the podcast, Brett Ballantini and Scott Reichard assess the current state of the Sox, with…

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SSHP E5 – BB And Scott Reichard – 2019 – 12 – 29

On the first half of the podcast, Brett Ballantini and Scott Reichard assess the current state of the Sox, with…

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SSHP E5 – BB And Scott Reichard – 2019 – 12 – 29

On the first half of the podcast, Brett Ballantini and Scott Reichard assess the current state of the Sox, with…

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South Side Hit Pen Podcast 4 – BB w/Joe Resis – 2019 – 12 – 22

Brett Ballantini and Joe Resis discuss a scorching Hot Stove week for the White Sox, with the free agent signings…

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South Side Hit Pen Podcast 4 – BB w/Joe Resis – 2019 – 12 – 22

Brett Ballantini and Joe Resis discuss a scorching Hot Stove week for the White Sox, with the free agent signings…

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South Side Hit Pen Podcast 4 – BB w/Joe Resis – 2019 – 12 – 22

Brett Ballantini and Joe Resis discuss a scorching Hot Stove week for the White Sox, with the free agent signings…

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South Side Hit Pen Podcast 4 – BB w/Joe Resis – 2019 – 12 – 22

Brett Ballantini and Joe Resis discuss a scorching Hot Stove week for the White Sox, with the free agent signings…

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Now Dallas is in Chicago

A HUGE rotation piece gets added to the White Sox, as southpaw sinkerballer Dallas Keuchel signed a three-year deal with the club on Saturday.

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Once again, Gio González is going to the White Sox

Gio González rejoins the White Sox, in a rotation-bolstering move.

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SSHP E3 BB- Scott Reichard 2019 – 12 – 15

Brett Ballantini and Scott Reichard sit down to discuss the aftermath of a quiet Winter Meetings and a dwindling free…

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SSHP E3 BB- Scott Reichard 2019 – 12 – 15

Brett Ballantini and Scott Reichard sit down to discuss the aftermath of a quiet Winter Meetings and a dwindling free…

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SSHP E3 BB- Scott Reichard 2019 – 12 – 15

Brett Ballantini and Scott Reichard sit down to discuss the aftermath of a quiet Winter Meetings and a dwindling free…

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SSHP E3 BB- Scott Reichard 2019 – 12 – 15

Brett Ballantini and Scott Reichard sit down to discuss the aftermath of a quiet Winter Meetings and a dwindling free…

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Mazara joins the White Sox for Walker, Texas Ranger

In a curious move, the White Sox send promising minor-league talent off to Texas for a stalled major leaguer.

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SSHP E2 BB – Leonard Gore 2019 – 12 – 08

South Side Hit Pen Episode 2! Editor-in-chief Brett Ballantini and writer Leonard Gore comb over the latest in White Sox…

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SSHP E2 BB – Leonard Gore 2019 – 12 – 08

South Side Hit Pen Episode 2! Editor-in-chief Brett Ballantini and writer Leonard Gore comb over the latest in White Sox…

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SSHP E2 BB – Leonard Gore 2019 – 12 – 08

South Side Hit Pen Episode 2! Editor-in-chief Brett Ballantini and writer Leonard Gore comb over the latest in White Sox…

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SSHP E2 BB – Leonard Gore 2019 – 12 – 08

South Side Hit Pen Episode 2! Editor-in-chief Brett Ballantini and writer Leonard Gore comb over the latest in White Sox…

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SSHP Podcast 1

Brett and Clint talk White Sox baseball in the first SSHP Podcast http://media.blubrry.com/southsidehitpen/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/723431050-user-267296231-sshp-podcast-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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SSHP Podcast 1

Brett and Clint talk White Sox baseball in the first SSHP Podcast http://media.blubrry.com/southsidehitpen/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/723431050-user-267296231-sshp-podcast-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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SSHP Podcast 1

Brett and Clint talk White Sox baseball in the first SSHP Podcast http://media.blubrry.com/southsidehitpen/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/723431050-user-267296231-sshp-podcast-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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SSHP Podcast 1

Brett and Clint talk White Sox baseball in the first SSHP Podcast http://media.blubrry.com/southsidehitpen/p/feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/723431050-user-267296231-sshp-podcast-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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So you didn’t sign Zack Wheeler …

There’s still a lotta offseason to gather free agents, White Sox fans.

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Today in White Sox History: November 29

Two deals highlight this day … and both turned out pretty well for the White Sox.

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José Abreu signs three-year, $50M contract

Locked in: Power-hitting first baseman José Abreu signed a contract that will keep him on the South Side through 2022….

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The Sox signed somebody! Welcome, Yasmani Grandal!

The White Sox got free agency off to a stirring start by snatching No. 1 target Yasmani Grandal.

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José Abreu takes QO, returns for 2020

El Capítan is back, ready to supercharge a stronger Chicago offense. (YouTube) Though there were rumored extension talks leading up…

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Kannapolis unveils new moniker

Judging from the size of the crowd and the overwhelmingly favorable feedback heard at the event, it was a great night for the city of Kannapolis and its baseball team.

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Welcome to the show, Frank Menechino

The credentials are there. Here’s hoping that Menechino is ready to launch the White Sox’s offense to new heights.

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South Side Hit Pen swag!

Be one of the first to own a shirt with our name on it…BUT WAIT, THERES MORE! We also have stickers and mugs

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Rob Warmowski: an appreciation

Gone too soon. All that’s left is to celebrate what was, and lament what could have been. Goodbye, Rob.

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MLB cancels White Sox 2020 spring training?

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

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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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