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White Sox GM Rick Hahn discusses the club's direction

White Sox GM Rick Hahn discusses the club's direction
New White Sox General Manager Rick Hahn was very busy on Thursday. He did an interview on The Score, Chicago Tribune Live, and this conference call with us White Sox bloggers. It was all about getting the message out. He’s also been busy with transactions- re-signing Jake Peavy to a two year, $29 million dollar... Read more »

White Sox interested in trading Cubs for Ryan Dempster?

White Sox interested in trading Cubs for Ryan Dempster?
“Could the Cubs send Ryan Dempster 8.1 miles south to the White Sox?” That was the question posed by WSCR’s David Schuster during the Sox pregame show Saturday. “Dempster has pitched well but has nothing to show for it,” Schuster further explained minutes before the White Sox took on the Cleveland Indians at U.S. Cellular... Read more »

White Sox Morel, Cubs LaHair: opposite ends of statistical spectrum

White Sox Morel, Cubs LaHair: opposite ends of statistical spectrum
Today’s White Sox vs. Cubs series began with very little pomp and circumstance. Since 2008, when both teams were in first place upon meeting, the red line rivalry has approached with less excitement and intrigue every season. This year, both teams entered with very low expectations and so far living down to them, as each... Read more »
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Dunn, Rios and Beckham: White Sox trio of Underachivement

Dunn, Rios and Beckham: White Sox trio of Underachivement
The three big albatross contracts on the Chicago White Sox are those belonging to Adam Dunn, Alex Rios and Jake Peavy. They are the three most overpaid underachievers on the Sox; at least in 2011 anyway. They are three players most Sox fans point the finger at for what went wrong last year. I agree... Read more »

White Sox are more Moneyball than you might believe

White Sox are more Moneyball than you might believe
“Moneyball,” one of the most acclaimed movies of 2011 was released on video last month. The Billy Beane biopic and adaptation of Michael Lewis’ best-selling novel was nominated for six Academy awards including best picture, best actor (Brad Pitt) and Jonah Hill (best supporting actor). Because of it’s popularity, more baseball fans are wondering how... Read more »

Ozzie Guillen Warns He'll Soon Unleash Twitter Hell on White Sox

Ozzie Guillen Warns He'll Soon Unleash Twitter Hell on White Sox
The rift between former Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen and current GM Kenny Williams, led to their parting ways on the second to last day of the MLB season, but that doesn’t mean all the issues have been resolved. When MLB Network conceived of a “reality series” focusing on the relationship between Guillen, Williams... Read more »
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White Sox Trade Signals REBUILDING! Matt Thornton, Mark Buehrle Next to Go

White Sox Trade Signals REBUILDING! Matt Thornton, Mark Buehrle Next to Go
The departure of this past summer’s closer Sergio Santos, mean we can soon say Ciao to Mark Buehrle and Hasta Luego to Matt Thornton soon. And usher in the Addison Reed as closer era on the south side of Chicago. The Chicago White Sox have fairly boring so far this hot stove league. And I... Read more »

Sox Sticking with 6-Man Rotation, But who would be Odd Man out?

After the sweep over everyone’s preseason champion Boston Red Sox, the Chicago White Sox now have a 9-6 record with a 4.22 ERA in 21 starts since employing the six-man rotation. Manager Ozzie Guillen confirmed yesterday that the Sox will stick with the unconventional plan. The White Sox are 18-25 while using a five man... Read more »

White Sox Have Been AGGRESSIVE in 2011; in All Facets

The Chicago White Sox are “All in.” It’s the marketing slogan for 2011 and it reflects what the front office did this past offseason; sacking up, buying more chips and shoving ‘em towards the middle of the table with authority. A lot of MLB teams did likewise. The Detroit Tigers did some heavy very short... Read more »
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White Sox V.P. Brooks Boyer on What's New for the Sox in 2011

Opening Day is here! No, let me say that again, but louder- the CHICAGO WHITE SOX BEGIN THEIR SEASON TODAY! Up until first pitch this afternoon at the Cleveland Indians, everyone is undefeated in MLB. Let’s begin the year by starting at the top. I’ve always said that the business of baseball, the economics of... Read more »
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