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Texas Rangers sign A.J. Pierzynski away from White Sox

Texas Rangers sign A.J. Pierzynski away from White Sox
The Chicago White Sox are hoping that Tyler Flowers hits better than .100 next season, because he’s the new full time catcher on the south side. A.J. Pierzynski is off to the Texas Rangers, for a one year deal, pending the physical. His remarkable eight-year run with the White Sox is now over. When Opening Day comes next April, Paul Konerko will be the last remaining player from the 2005 World Series team still with the White Sox...

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 »

Profiling White Sox top prospect Jared Mitchell

Profiling White Sox top prospect Jared Mitchell
2009 first round draft pick Jared Mitchell (#23 overall) has a future in the Chicago White Sox outfield. The question is just when. Right now there really isn’t room with Alejandro de Aza, Dayan Viciedo and Alex Rios roaming the outer grass at the MLB right now. But when the chance arrives, Mitchell has all... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Look inside the White Sox front office

Look inside the White Sox front office
Get ready for the 2012 Chicago White Sox season with a look inside how things are done in the front office. For those of you who have ever wondered how the Sox or any MLB team for that matter gets built, we bring you the insight of Dan Fabian, White Sox Director of Baseball Operations.... Read more »
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2012 White Sox Preview: reasons for optimism?

2012 White Sox Preview: reasons for optimism?
Last preseason held very high hopes for the Chicago White Sox. In 2011, most publications ranked them in the top 10, often top 5 in MLB power rankings entering the year. This year, you’ll see them in the high 20s across the board in pretty much all publications. ESPN picked them dead last, and Sports... 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 »
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