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Chomping at the bit for some action on the South Side

Chomping at the bit for some action on the South Side
Let’s see..the Dodgers sign Zack Greinke, the Angels surprise everybody by bringing in Josh Hamilton, the Yankees sign Kevin Youkilis, the and re-sign Ichiro, the Tigers reached a deal with Anibel Sanchez, the Royals trade for James Shields and Wade Davis and so on and so on. In the name of Jeff Keppinger and Angel... Read more »

Amid a busy offseason, how about bringing another Hairston or two to the South Side?

Amid a busy offseason, how about bringing another Hairston or two to the South Side?
We all miss baseball, but the offseason always provides a lot of entertainment and intrigue as well. As Sox fans, so far we’ve seen: Kenny Williams promoted to Executive VP, Rick Hahn to Senior VP and GM and Buddy Bell to VP and Assistant GM. Jake Peavy signed to a two-year extension and Gavin Floyd’s... Read more »

White Sox benefit from "Rios Factor," climb to within a game of Tigers

White Sox benefit from "Rios Factor," climb to within a game of Tigers
Make no mistake about this. If there is one White Sox player who has deserved praise from the day the season began to today, it’s Alex Rios. Rios homered to win the Sox’s first game of the year against the Rangers, has been stellar throughout the summer and last night, in the most desperate of... Read more »
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With 13 games to go, here are some questions White Sox fans are asking...

With 13 games to go, here are some questions White Sox fans are asking...
As the White Sox made their way to Anaheim last night to face the Angels of Albert Pujols, Mike Trout, Torii Hunter and Jered Weaver this weekend, they certainly tried to put another lost series to the Kansas City Royals behind them. But will they be able to erase the bad memory so quickly? That’s... Read more »

Today's White Sox Report: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

Today's White Sox Report: The Good, Bad and the Ugly
The Bottom Line: White Sox 5, Twins 3…A.L. Central lead is 1 1/2 games, awaiting result of Tigers-Indians clash in Cleveland. The Good: * First and foremost, the victory. With 18 games left every game is a “must win.” * Former Twin Francisco Liriano,  who seemed to be working faster perhaps to avoid thinking too... Read more »

6 "musts" for the White Sox as they look to win the series this weekend in Motown

6 "musts" for the White Sox as they look to win the series this weekend in Motown
That loud thud you heard yesterday was the White Sox losing three of four from the Orioles, an even more disappointing development after our postseason hopes escalated following the 6-0 homestand against the Yankees and the Mariners. The news isn’t all bad. Despite the results in Baltimore, where the Orioles proved their chops as a... Read more »
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A two-run blast, a Sox-killer returns and "Oh, those bases on balls"

A two-run blast, a Sox-killer returns and "Oh, those bases on balls"
The White Sox played to recent form last night except for one thing–they didn’t come away with a win. The Sox fell behind 1-0 in the second inning, then came back to take take a 2-1 lead in the top of the sixth on the power of Kevin Youkilis’s 16th homer. The Orioles quickly tied... Read more »

The Latest: Welcome Back, Big Guys; White Sox Fans, Meet Your New Bullpen; Tigers Bolster Division Bid

The Latest: Welcome Back, Big Guys; White Sox Fans, Meet Your New Bullpen; Tigers Bolster Division Bid
The latest from SoxWorld as the Pale Hose ends their five-game skid… BIG BATS EXPLODE…FINALLY Led by the 3-4-5 hitters and our pesky leadoff man, the Sox scored as many runs last night as they did in the entire Tiger series with the 7-4 victory over the Twins. Paul Konerko? 3 for 4 and a... Read more »

Same Old Story as White Sox Lose Fourth in a Row and Fall Out of First Place

Same Old Story as White Sox Lose Fourth in a Row and Fall Out of First Place
Chris Sale wasn’t at his best, but even if he was it probably wouldn’t have made a difference in the White Sox’s 7-1 loss to the Tigers this afternoon at Comerica Park, which dropped the Sox out of first place in the A.L. Central for the first time since June 23. There is simply no... Read more »
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White Sox Need a More Consistent Offense to Compensate for a Pitching Staff in Flux

White Sox Need a More Consistent Offense to Compensate for a Pitching Staff in Flux
No mystery here. If you don’t pitch and don’t hit, you’re not going to win many ballgames. So it was on Wednesday night as the Sox, the White version, got pummeled 10-1 by the Sox, the Red version. Although the South Siders lost a game in the standings to the Tigers, who they will face... Read more »
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