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Baseball bracketology: 2020 White Sox’s Final Four, Cinderellas, Upsets, and Bubble Watch

With March Madness canceled and Major League Baseball on an indefinite hiatus, it’s time to try to fill the void by analyzing the 2020 season through a new lens

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SSHP Podcast 20: 2020 promotions

Want to know when to receive a free Buster Posey neck pillow? Circular beach towel … in Cleveland? Something called a … sleeveless hoodie? Tune in, and learn.

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Posted in White Sox Game Recap

Eight-run inning propels White Sox to wild win

A wild, eight-run fourth inning was “all” the White So needed to secure a victory in this wild one.

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Bench sparks a Sox stomp on Cleveland, 8-3

The Sox starters were flat, but once again Ricky’s comeback corps — the resilient bench — delivered a victory. Oh, and Yermín is crushing it this spring.

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SSHP Podcast 15: Less meatball, more sauce

We’re talking spring training, how to be a White Sox fan, crosstown fans, and how wearing pants can generate run production for the offense.

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Late rally falls short as White Sox lose, 7-6

Hot start: Adam Engel hit a three-run homer in today’s loss, boosting his way-too-early spring OPS to 1.140. (Sean Williams/South…

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Subs provide spark, pitching shuts down Reds in 7-2 win

In a top-to-bottom strong effort, it was the reserve corps that provided the knockout punch in today’s win.

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AL Central Big 3: The intangibles

A final study of the ALC contenders focuses on the strength of the managers and state of the farm systems.

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AL Central Big 3: The offenses

In the first of a three-part series leading up to the Cactus League opener, we look at how the Big 3 ALC offenses stack up.

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SSHP Podcast 13: Spring training begins!

Happy spring training! Let’s catch up with all the awesomeness that the kickoff of Cactus time provides!

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Posted in Camelback Confidential

New kids on the block had a strong showing at full squads

Another day, another batch of potent bats, as Yoán Moncada, Nomar Mazara and Edwin Encarnación punish BP arms.

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Posted in Camelback Confidential

Camelback Confidential: Beefed-up rookies impress

Blake Rutherford’s hitting and Nick Madrigal’s fielding make two things clear: They’ve added a ton of muscle, and they’re impressing the heck out of everyone early.

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Filling the gap at the second sack

With a lot of options on the table for the White Sox at second base, it’s a free agent who makes the most sense for now.

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Potential White Sox lineups for 2020

Let’s take a look at how Chicago’s lethal 2020 lineups should play out.

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Hitter’s Camp Day 2: Nick Madrigal

Madrigal speaks about his relationship with new hitting coach Frank Menechino, his adjustment to Triple-A, and winning a Gold Glove.

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Hitter’s Camp: Day 2, plus Ricky

Day 2 of Hitter’s Camp features some batting cage footage, as well as a one-on-one with Ricky Renteria.

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First taste of spring: Batting cages, Camelback Ranch

The sights and sounds of spring training, a couple of weeks early.

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Mind the gap at second base

Second base has been overlooked as a White Sox priority for 2020, with Nick Madrigal looming down in Charlotte. But there are three solid options out there to bridge what could be a months-long gap.

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Early moves close the book on the rebuild — it’s time to start winning!

Rick Hahn’s aggressive signing of Yasmani Grandal, along with other smaller moves and an exciting rumor mill, indicate the rebuild is done and the winning begins now.

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Posted in Deep Dive

Deep Dive: Charlotte and Birmingham second basemen

Nick Madrigal and Danny Mendick are, by far, the best second basemen in the White Sox system.

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Posted in White Sox Minors

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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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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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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Posted in Weekly Minor League Update White Sox Minors

White Sox Minor League Weekly Update: Week 21

The big names highlight the stretch run, as Nick Madrigal and Jonathan Stiever had fantastic weeks … again.

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White Sox Minor League Update: August 22, 2019

Solid start: Matthew Thompson had another short, strong outing in Arizona tonight. (Sean Williams/South Side Hit Pen) Charlotte Knights 4,…

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White Sox Minor League Update: August 20, 2019

Mostly victorious showings by the affiliates, and Luis Robert continues to torture Durham’s giant bull.

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White Sox Minor League Update: August 16, 2019

Trio of doubles powers Dash to victory; everyone else loses bye

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White Sox Minor League Update: August 15, 2019

John Parke was nearly perfect, while the Knights flashed some big power

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