Eight SSHP writers choose their favorite games of a mostly-winceable White Sox decade.
We’ve done the best of the best … now it’s time for the worst of the worst. (Hey, it’s Friday, crack a beer and let these go down easy.)
Here’s our look at the very best White Sox games of the 2019 season, from STICK TALK to Giolito’s mound mastery, and a whole bunch of fun in-between.
This kicks off a mini-burst of bests and blursts this week at South Side Hit Pen. Today, Lenny G gets things going with his highly-entertaining look at his most and least favorite games of 2019.
White Sox win Game No. “162”
Anderson wins the MLB and AL batting title, and Abreu secures the AL RBI lead
An 18-act play? Nah. Nine acts? Nope. Stream of consciousness centered around SoxMath and meatball takes? Sure.
Early turnaround: Though the White Sox fell behind early, things got better for them in a hurry thanks to timely…
Staying dangerous: Eloy Jiménez launched his 31st home run of the season in the victory. (Clinton Cole/South Side Hit Pen)…
Sox smash Tribe 8-zip as the bulls escape the bullpen and terrorize Cleveland.
Tim Anderson, José Abreu, and Daniel Palka, all with a multi-hit night, contribute to a thrilling finish
Tough stuff: The Sox bats went quiet against Mike Clevinger and Cleveland tonight. Tonight’s Cleveland-Chicago score says it all, doesn’t…
Early lead goes to waste: Despite grabbing a 2-0 lead in the first, the White Sox’s odds of winning were…
Diamond in the rough: It was a rough day for many White Sox, but Eloy Jiménez had another good day,…
The White Sox went all Oprah on the Tigers again tonight: You get a hit! You get a hit! Everybody gets a hit!
The White Sox have entered a three-game winning streak!
Pure dominance: The White Sox struck first and never looked back in tonight’s lopsided victory. (FanGraphs) What a great day…
Remaining hot: Eloy Jiménez continued his impressive run at the plate, as he went 3-for-5 with a grand slam and…
Turtle nips, stylin and profilin, and Alex Colom-D+ turning back to Alex Colomé marked a welcome win for the Good Guys.
Simply put: heartbreaking. The White Sox twice rallied for leads in extras, but managed to lose.
Even if the team isn’t good, some guys did well! — White Sox baseball 2019.
Hello Robby the Recapper! Let us walk together for a recap. Hello! This is me saying good-by. End of game. Lost.
The Narv Dog lives for ironic justice.
The Mariners prevail over the White Sox in a low-scoring, extra-innings, late-night ballgame
The White Sox opened the road trip with an exciting, 9-7 victory over the Mariners.
Is Lucas Giolito the unluckiest pitcher in the league? Will he ever reach 15 wins?
Lucas Giolito sets a new White Sox record, but the South Siders drop the season series, 10-9
Giolito pitches tomorrow. He is good. Tim Anderson is hitting .333. That is also good. I’m switching to typewriters. Good nigh….Z-Z-Z-Z-Z-Z….
Eloy, Your Friend: Eloy Jimenez hit his grand slam far enough to give the Sox the early lead tonight. If…
The numbers behind the White Sox’s 5-1 victory over the Angels.
The White Sox used home runs by José Abreu and Danny Mendick in a 5-1 victory over the Angels.
Maybe tomorrow we’ll see the Kevan Smith Revenge-Revenge-Revenge game, where he gets revenge for the revenge he revenged in the first place.
Lucas Giolito pitches seven innings, and Tim Anderson crushes a two-run homer, but it all goes for naught
Tim Anderson goes deep for a two-run home run for the second time in three games
Despite giving up a leadoff walk, Reynaldo López was a man on a mission, throwing his first career complete game.
Masterful pitching and flaming bats spark a series-split afternoon victory
You will be amazed that I managed to write this long and engaging a game story, with a new puppy licking my hands and keyboard every five seconds or so.
The White Sox’s late-inning blasts are not enough against Cleveland in a suspenseful, drama-fileld ending
The numbers behind the White Sox’s come-from-behind victory over Cleveland.
It was an excellent day for the José Quintana trade, as Eloy Jiménez and Dylan Cease had big nights.
At least Josh Osich had a good game.
A sweep in Atlanta was overshadowed by a much bigger loss over the weekend.
Five runs off of 13 hits aren’t enough for the Good Guys in game two of this three-game weekend set
A late-inning rally ultimately proves fruitless in the face of poor defense and a plucky Braves lineup
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.
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.
Lack of timely hitting and failure to keep Twins hitters in the park doomed the White Sox in an 8-2 loss.
Another great Giolito outing is frozen solid by some chilly Chisox bats.
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.
ReyLo’s run at a no-no and two key RBIs from Abreu keyed a White Sox series win.
Mal Tiempo collects RBIs No. 99 and 100
The Texas Rangers launch two two-run home runs to seal a season-tying series victory over the Good Guys, 4-0
Hakuna Moncada! Ross Detwiler pitches a career game, and YoYo records two extra-base hits in a worry-free White Sox win
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!
No question which starting pitcher dominated today: Cool Hand Luke.
Lucas Giolito shuts out the Minnesota Twins in a remarkable series-taking, complete game victory
The White Sox once led this game, 3-0 … “when dinosaurs roamed Earth.”
Jose Abreu crushes one almost to the third deck in a White Sox winner in Minnesota.
So, this was a bad, bad, bad, very bad game, on almost all counts.
Eloy notches his first career triple and tallies home run No. 22 in an ill-fated loss to the Angels
The tables turned as the Los Angeles Angels — instead of James McCann — put up four late-inning runs to secure the victory
McCann strikes again: James McCann hit yet another late grand slam to secure a White Sox victory. (FanGraphs) James McCann…
Bill Walton in the booth influenced a grooved slider to James McCann in the sixth, turning the game into a runaway win.
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