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This Weekend in White Sox History

A big trade, and three big hits dominate these two days.

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Posted in 2020 Strat-o-Matic Simulation

The White Sox drop their simulated home opener, 5-2

Today’s simulated Strat setback is summarized by the most sprightly of our season recappers.

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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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Posted in Podcast

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

White Sox attack early, top Royals 5-4 as part of a Sunday sweep!

Two wins on Sunday for the White Sox, including a Camelback tilt filled with pitching highlights.

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Dallas Keuchel, and the elephant in the room

Think the Astros cheating scandal is all in the past, or that their pitchers didn’t benefit from the chicanery? Think again.

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Posted in Offbeat

So, you’ve decided to become a White Sox fan …

Are you eager to partake in some base-ball rooting this summer? Not sure where to start? Simply Sox-curious? Our orientation packet is here to guide you through the first steps of your impending sickness.

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SSHP Podcast 14: Cactus League opener!

A podcast from Actual Baseball Games, as we check in down south to talk about the victorious Cactus League opener for the White Sox.

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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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Tim Anderson’s BABIP breakout wasn’t all luck, so hop off your high horse and jump on the TA train

Analysts anticipating a fall from grace from Anderson may be waiting a long time.

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SSHP Podcast 12: Helmet nachos, PECOTA projections, and the small hurdle incident

Yes, there’s anticipation for the coming season, as spring training opens. But there’s also a host of new possible team promotions, site Patreon benefits and philosophical underpinnings discussed. Plus, a cameo from Mr. Wendal.

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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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Posted in Deep Dive

Deep Dive: Tim Anderson’s past, present and future with the White Sox

Coming off of a career-best season and running with swagger to burn, it seems most likely Anderson is the South Side’s starting shortstop for the foreseeable future.

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The best White Sox games of 2019

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.

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Posted in Offbeat

Shut up, haters: Tim Anderson wins batting title

Some people only want to see Tim for his shortcomings. But you know what? At the end of the day, he’s a batting champion and they’re not.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Giolito, super neato: 4-0, Sox

No question which starting pitcher dominated today: Cool Hand Luke.

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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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Chisox get Caned, Calhouned and Bemboomed in 9-2 drubbing

So, this was a bad, bad, bad, very bad game, on almost all counts.

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