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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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Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 5, Tigers 3

White Sox win Game No. “162”

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The White Sox win the final game of the 2019 season, 5-3

Anderson wins the MLB and AL batting title, and Abreu secures the AL RBI lead

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Posted in Gamethread

Gamethread: Tigers at White Sox

Bittersweet: The end of a season is never easy, but time to recharge, revise, and regroup is a necessity. (@WhiteSox)…

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Posted in Six Pack of Stats White Sox Game Recap

Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 5, Tigers 3

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

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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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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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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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Posted in Six Pack of Stats White Sox Game Recap

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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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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Posted in Six Pack of Stats White Sox Game Recap

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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Posted in White Sox Minors

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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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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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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Posted in Six Pack of Stats White Sox Game Recap

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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Posted in Meet the Players

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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Posted in Gamethread

Gamethread: Angels at White Sox

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

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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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Posted in Six Pack of Stats White Sox Game Recap

Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 7, Cleveland 1

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

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Posted in Today in White Sox History

Today in White Sox History: September 5, 2019

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

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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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Posted in Six Pack of Stats White Sox Game Recap

Six Pack of Stats: Cleveland 8, White Sox 6

The White Sox’s late-inning blasts are not enough against Cleveland in a suspenseful, drama-fileld ending

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Today in White Sox History: September 3

Luke Appling stops hitting … and Bobby Thigpen keeps saving.

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Sox keep on Soxing in loss to Cleveland

At least Josh Osich had a good game.

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Today in White Sox History: September 2

Buck Weaver, Lou Berger and Mike Kreevich rap out big hits, Roland rolls into town, and Tim Raines is cut down.

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Team swept? So what. White Sox fandom is doused with a Defoliant

A sweep in Atlanta was overshadowed by a much bigger loss over the weekend.

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Posted in Gamethread

Gamethread: White Sox at Braves

Here’s hoping Lucas Giolito can sling a win for the White Sox!

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Today in White Sox History: September 1

Exciting news! South Side Hit Pen has added White Sox historian Mark Liptak to the roster! This Date in White Sox History is the first of many future features from Mark.

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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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Gamethread: White Sox at Braves

The South Siders look to even the series in the South

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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Gamethread: Rangers at White Sox

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

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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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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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Twins take down White Sox, 14-4

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Posted in Chicago 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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Posted in Know Your Enemy

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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Posted in Breaking News

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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