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For the White Sox, it’s now or never

This is it for the Chicago White Sox. I know it’s not even the last week of June but there is no way to avoid it.  They have already given back all the wiggle room they banked at the start of the season with a tremendously bad 10-26 stretch heading into this week’s series in Boston. They have until the All-Star break to prove to their front office, their fans, and to themselves that they will be a factor fo ...

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Tim Anderson already having an impact on Chicago White Sox

Tim Anderson has been a bright spot in a dark season for the White Sox So far, Tim Anderson has not disappointed White Sox fans and the organization. Anderson has been nothing but a breath of fresh air to the South Siders, who have endured a 10-23 skid over their last 33 games after starting out 23-10. After getting his feet wet in the 9 hole in his opening series against the Kansas City Royals, Anderson ha ...

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Chicago White Sox draft breakdown

The MLB draft held its first two rounds on Thursday night and the White Sox had three picks in the top 49, including two in the first round. The Sox first pick was at number 10 overall, their third straight year with a top-10 pick.  After taking college pitchers the last two seasons in Carlos Rodon and Carson Fulmer, the Sox went college bat this year with Zack Collins from Miami (FL).  Collins is a 6-foot, ...

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Tim Anderson called up to White Sox

A new era is underway on the South Side of Chicago. The Chicago White Sox have called up top prospect, Tim Anderson, from Triple A Charlotte and have designated Jimmy Rollins for assignment. Barstool Sports Chicago's White Sox Dave first broke the story: https://twitter.com/barstoolWSD/status/741273605355474944 Rollins' career is likely done in baseball as the White Sox signed him to a minor league-deal ear ...

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The White Sox are making a few moves

The White Sox announced a variety of moves this afternoon, none of them earth-shattering, but notable none the less. The first move was that Mat Latos was designated for assignment. Latos was 6-2 with a 4.62 ERA in 11 starts for the Sox.  But after starting out 4-0 with a 0.74 ERA in his first four games, he was 2-2 with a 7.25 ERA over his last seven games.  Much like Danks earlier in the season, the White ...

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What the James Shields trade means for the White Sox

The White Sox made their first big move of the 2016 season, acquiring veteran pitcher James Shields from the San Diego Padres.  In addition to bolstering their starting rotation, the move also announces the Sox commitment to compete for the division throughout the season. Shields is a 34-year-old right-hander, who signed with the Padres before last season after spending his entire career in the American Lea ...

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White Sox have reached breaking point with Robin Ventura

Is it time for Robin Ventura to go? Some times you reach a point where things are just not working.  The White Sox are at that point now with Robin Ventura. I have never been a big fan of Ventura as a manager.  When the decision to hire Robin was made my initial reaction was total shock bordering on confusion, but also quite intrigued to see another of my favorite players from when I grew up back in the Sox ...

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Blame spread all around in Chicago White Sox current slump

The Chicago White Sox are officially in a slump. Over the last 15 games the Sox have seen their lead in the American League Central shrink from six games down to just a half game lead over the Cleveland Indians.  They have gone 4-11 over that stretch, including going 2-5 against division rivals Kansas City and Cleveland. At the start of this bad stretch the White Sox were 13 games over .500, they are now si ...

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Scoring late in games has been key to Chicago White Sox hot start

There are several things that good baseball teams do.  One is getting good starting pitching…check.  Another is playing good defense…check.  And still another is scoring runs late in games. It is that aspect that I decided to take a look at today with regards to the White Sox offensive production. Scoring runs late can be a very valuable offensive trait for a ballclub. While all runs certainly count the sam ...

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John Danks release and what it means for White Sox

It appears that John Danks’ time as a member of the White Sox has come to an end.  According to the Sox beat writers, the left-hander will be designated for assignment later this week.  Before we get into what this move means for the White Sox and who is in line to replace him, we should look back at Danks’ time with the Sox. According to the White Sox beat writers, the left-hander will be designated for as ...

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