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Gamethread: Tigers at White Sox (Doubleheader)

On a mission: Tim Anderson‘s quest for the batting title continues against Detroit today. (Clinton Cole/South Side Hit Pen) After…

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Rutherford triples in Desert Dogs loss

Working through a slump: Gavin Sheets has been off to a slow start in the Arizona Fall League, but he…

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Gamethread: Tigers at White Sox (Doubleheader)

A soggy twinbill may or may not be played today.

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Today in White Sox History: September 27

A playoff clinch, and two fond farewells.

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Hollywood couldn’t make this one up

Sox smash Tribe 8-zip as the bulls escape the bullpen and terrorize Cleveland.

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Gamethread: Cleveland at White Sox

Because the Tigers are coming in for the final weekend, tonight is the last time the White Sox will be…

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Today in White Sox History: September 26

The end of the best era of White Sox baseball in most of our lifetimes fell on this day in 2011.

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Hit Parade: White Sox clobber Cleveland, 8-3

Tim Anderson, José Abreu, and Daniel Palka, all with a multi-hit night, contribute to a thrilling finish

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Gamethread: Cleveland at White Sox

The 2019 season may be winding down for the Good Guys, but Tim Anderson, as of last night with 503 plate appearances, officially qualifies for the American League Batting Title

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Today in White Sox History: September 25

A strange Sox solo shot streak came to an end in September ’65.

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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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Desert Dogs sneak a win from the Eagles

Glendale Desert Dogs 7, Águilas de Mexicali 2 Bennett Sousa (RP, 9th) IP, H, 3 K, 15 pitches/13 strikes (0.00…

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Cleveland dominates White Sox in not-so-fun affair

Tough stuff: The Sox bats went quiet against Mike Clevinger and Cleveland tonight. Tonight’s Cleveland-Chicago score says it all, doesn’t…

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Gamethread: Cleveland at White Sox

Our guys: Eloy Jimenez, Yoan Moncada and Tim Anderson hope to lead the White Sox bats again tonight. Time: 7:10…

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Today in White Sox History: September 24

Pennant and division clinchings, a franchise relocation averted, and more.

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Know Your Enemy: Desperation in Cleveland

C is for “Championship Window Closing”

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Today in White Sox History: September 23

Triple triples? A record-breaking ground out? You betcha.

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Deep Dive: Charlotte and Birmingham right-handed starters

For all the hand-wringing over lack of majors-ready arms in the upper levels, there are at least a few names here you’ll be seeing on the South Side soon.

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Today in White Sox History: September 22

The story of a clinch, and a quiet game at Yankee Stadium.

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Six Pack of Stats: Tigers 6, White Sox 3

Early lead goes to waste: Despite grabbing a 2-0 lead in the first, the White Sox’s odds of winning were…

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White Sox’s bid for a sweep falls short in 6-3 loss

Diamond in the rough: It was a rough day for many White Sox, but Eloy Jiménez had another good day,…

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Gamethread: White Sox at Tigers

On a roll: Tim Anderson has a nine-game hitting streak, and his .335 batting average leads the majors. (Clinton Cole/South…

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Adolfo and Sousa gun Glendale to glory

Bennett Sousa gets a win, and Micker Adolfo guns down a runner!

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Hit parade continues as Sox beat Tigers 5-3

The White Sox went all Oprah on the Tigers again tonight: You get a hit! You get a hit! Everybody gets a hit!

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Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 5, Tigers 3

The White Sox have entered a three-game winning streak!

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Gamethread: White Sox at Tigers

The future:Two reasons to watch a Sox game in September, no matter how meaningless. (Clinton Cole/South Side Hit Pen) It…

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Today in White Sox History: September 21

Two pennants clinched in one day? That’s the kind of magic that happens at Today in White Sox History!

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Desert Dogs drop third straight on walk-off homer

Slow start: Gavin Sheets was in the starting lineup tonight, but he is still looking for his first hit in…

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Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 10, Tigers 1

Pure dominance: The White Sox struck first and never looked back in tonight’s lopsided victory. (FanGraphs) What a great day…

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Cease, power-hitting help White Sox tame Tigers

Remaining hot: Eloy Jiménez continued his impressive run at the plate, as he went 3-for-5 with a grand slam and…

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Gamethread: White Sox at Tigers

Dylan Cease starts for the White Sox to open the final road series of the season.

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Today in White Sox History: September 20

Welcome to the first and only day in White Sox history when there have been two no-hitters thrown.

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Deep Dive: White Sox right-handed A-ball starters

A-ball? That’s where you’ll find the most intriguing White Sox pitching prospect of all, as well as some other very promising “next wave” arms.

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Flores only gets two outs in Desert Dogs 10-3 loss

Hey, at least Tyler Johnson had himself a game!

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Today in White Sox History: September 19

A whopper of a nightcap, and a whopper of a no-hitter.

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Deep Dive: White Sox right-handed rookie league starters

With the two top 2019 draftee arms pitching out of AZL (though briefly), Arizona is ground zero for the White Sox’s long-term pitching future.

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Micker Adolfo homers in AFL opener

Five White Sox see debut-game action, in wildly uneven performances.

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The Completely Unexpected: White Sox bullpen leads to 3-1 victory over Twins

Turtle nips, stylin and profilin, and Alex Colom-D+ turning back to Alex Colomé marked a welcome win for the Good Guys.

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Gamethread: Smelly Hobo Sox at Twins

Someone open a window, because Ricky’s Boys stink.

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Today in White Sox History: September 18

The White Sox get jobbed by the Yankees, and Carlos May slices a delicious and rare salami.

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Twins beat White Sox 9-8; Ruiz, Colomé blow saves

Simply put: heartbreaking. The White Sox twice rallied for leads in extras, but managed to lose.

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Gamethread: White Sox at Twins

Who’s Ross?: Ross Detwiler against a power-hitting Twins lineup? What could go wrong? Time: 6:40 p.m. CST TV: NBC Sports…

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Today in White Sox History: September 17

A clinching win … and some other crazy victories.

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Sox can’t capitalize on early 2-0 lead in loss to Twins

Even if the team isn’t good, some guys did well! — White Sox baseball 2019.

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Gamethread: White Sox at Twins

@whitesox photo credit Jekyll and Hyde are back… I mean, Reynaldo Lopez is on the bump for the Sox in…

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Today in White Sox History: September 16

Jim Thome becomes the first player in history to hit his 500th career homer in walk-off fashion.

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2019 Charlotte Knights season recap

It was a successful season in Charlotte, fueled by the MLB ball, with the Knights only eliminated from the playoff race on the season’s last day.

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White Sox baseball walking loses game 11 times

Hello Robby the Recapper! Let us walk together for a recap. Hello! This is me saying good-by. End of game. Lost.

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Today in White Sox History: September 15

A big Day, trade talks, a firing, and some milestone homers are today’s big moments.

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Gamethread: White Sox at Mariners

Hello I am Robby the Recapper this is game-thread, hello base-ball hello recapping baseball game-thread game-thread coming.

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Narváez Crane-kicks the Sox in Seattle

The Narv Dog lives for ironic justice.

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Six Pack of Stats: Mariners 2, White Sox 1

The Mariners prevail over the White Sox in a low-scoring, extra-innings, late-night ballgame

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Gamethread: White Sox at Mariners

September notoriously has been Reynaldo’s month of utter dominance in his young career, so don’t be surprised if you started getting no-no notifications from your At-Bat app after the sixth tonight!

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Today in White Sox History: September 14

A rubber arm, quitting superstar, phantom reliever and a whole lotta hitting mark today’s look back.

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White Sox Minor League Monthly Update: August/September

Our monthly snapshots wind up with a look at the best of all eight affiliates in the final month of the season.

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White Sox hold on for a high-scoring victory

The White Sox opened the road trip with an exciting, 9-7 victory over the Mariners.

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Hi Mom!! has arrived

Hi Mom!! is the first of what promises to be several collaborations between SSHP merch maven Lauren Wilner and SickSticks design studio.

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Today in White Sox History: September 13

Hitless wonder, a near no-no and a hurricane mark today’s history snapshot.

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Gamethread: White Sox at Mariners

The White Sox open a three-game series in Seattle with Dylan Covey on the mound.

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Today in White Sox History: September 12

Items 116 years apart bookend today’s traipse into White Sox lore.

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Rotten Royals rob Giolito of 15th win

Is Lucas Giolito the unluckiest pitcher in the league? Will he ever reach 15 wins?

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Six Pack of Stats: Kansas City 6, White Sox 3

Lucas Giolito sets a new White Sox record, but the South Siders drop the season series, 10-9

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Gamethread: Royals at White Sox

Stuck in a slump: Even MLB.com has noticed Palka’s struggles. Happy Free T-shirt Thursday! If you can’t make it to…

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Best Laid Plans: A conversation with Keon Barnum

Speaking from his hometown of Tampa, Barnum talked about his drafting and career with the White Sox, transition to life with the Dogs, the pursuit of the home run record, and whether or not a hot dog is a sandwich.

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Soler-powered Royals club five homers, blast Sox 8-6

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….

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Gamethread: Royals at White Sox, Round 2 … FIGHT!

September notoriously has been Reynaldo’s month of utter dominance in his young career, so don’t be surprised if you started getting no-no notifications from your At-Bat app after the sixth tonight!

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Under the Radar: Kade McClure

If he maintains his health while continuing to produce, it’s not difficult to imagine McClure inserting himself into the White Sox plans for 2021 — as anywhere from a fifth starter to a setup role in the bullpen.

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Today in White Sox History: September 11

Chris Sale just keep whiffing opponents, on what otherwise is a tough day in White Sox history.

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Jimenez, Moncada power Sox to 7-3 win

Eloy, Your Friend: Eloy Jimenez hit his grand slam far enough to give the Sox the early lead tonight. If…

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Gamethread: Royals at White Sox

Nova Time Left For You: Ivan Nova has been watchable in the second half, and all Sox fans should do…

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2019 Birmingham Barons season recap

It was a tough year in Birmingham, but the must-watch 2019 Barons will continue as such in 2020.

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Today in White Sox History: September 10

A Hall of Fame debut, pennant-saving no-no, and wild knuckleballing all pace today’s snapshot.

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Under the Radar: John Parke

This southpaw control specialist has excelled since being selected in the 21st round of the 2017 draft.

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Meet the Players: Mark Liptak

This White Sox historian and longtime sportscaster is the latest big addition to the South Side Hit Pen team!

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Today in White Sox History: September 9

Mobsters, back-to-back-to-backs, cycles and bread-and-water take center stage in the almanac today.

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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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Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 5, Angels 1

The numbers behind the White Sox’s 5-1 victory over the Angels.

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White Sox avoid sweep as Mendick hits first homer

The White Sox used home runs by José Abreu and Danny Mendick in a 5-1 victory over the Angels.

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Gamethread: Angels at White Sox

Dylan Cease takes the mound as the White Sox look to avoid being swept by the Angels.

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Today in White Sox History: September 8

A big Wynn scores a big winner — outside of the White Sox.

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Voyagers stagger to the finish in 7-0 embarrassment

It wasn’t a game to write home about, as Great Falls mostly mailed in their season finale.

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Ohtani’d: White Sox obliterated by Angels, 8-7

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.

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Gamethread: Angels at White Sox

South Siders hoping to bounce back from bullpen blunders

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Today in White Sox History: September 7, 2019

A sneaky steal of a future star starter, and very angry fan highlight today’s history.

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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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Connell, reliable pitching help Voyagers cruise, 4-1

Setting the table: Harvin Mendoza got on base in two out of his four plate appearances, as he went 2-for-4…

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Six Pack of Stats: Angels 5, White Sox 4

Lucas Giolito pitches seven innings, and Tim Anderson crushes a two-run homer, but it all goes for naught

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The Angels put up four late-inning runs to outshine Lucas Giolito’s early dominance

Tim Anderson goes deep for a two-run home run for the second time in three games

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Meet the Players: Sean Williams

Tireless Arizona writer/photographer Sean Williams is the latest to join our merry band of White Sox writers!

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Gamethread: Angels at White Sox

Can the South Siders throw back-to-back complete games?

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Today in White Sox History: September 6

A spate of one-hitters, as well as a relief pitcher homer and a game-winning homer, lead today’s news.

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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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Great Falls blown out in shutout loss

In this brutal defeat — there was something in the air all around Chicago this evening — the Voyagers failed to score one run.

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2019 Winston-Salem Dash season recap

When it is all said and done with the rebuild, the 2019 Winston-Salem Dash might have been the start of something special.

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Sox Shred, Split Series as ReyLo Redeems With One-Hit Wonder

Despite giving up a leadoff walk, Reynaldo López was a man on a mission, throwing his first career complete game.

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Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 7, Cleveland 1

Masterful pitching and flaming bats spark a series-split afternoon victory

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Today in White Sox History: September 5, 2019

Frank’s big fly, and a Zach attack outta nowhere.

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Gamethread: White Sox at Cleveland

Clinton Cole/South Side Hit Pen After an exciting but ultimately disappointing finish last night (if you missed it, Janice has…

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Great Falls Voyagers winning streak is over

With playoff elimination on the outset if the Voyagers lost, they battled for 10 innings but came up short in a walk-off, 2-1 loss

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Will it Roll? Nah. Sox steamed by Cleveland, 8-6

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.

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