Category: Chicago White Sox

2015 MLB Draft: The Last 10 Years of Chicago Baseball Drafts

2015 MLB Draft: The Last 10 Years of Chicago Baseball Drafts
Last week we looked back five years at how the Chicago Cubs and White Sox drafted in 2010. On Monday, the 2015 MLB Draft will take place and Chicago’s teams will draft consecutively in the first round. The White Sox own the eighth overall selection, and the Cubs own the ninth. Click here for the... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2010 MLB Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2010 MLB Draft
As we mentioned yesterday, Major League Baseball will have their annual draft beginning on June 8, and we’re continuing our series looking back a Chicago’s drafts from five years ago. After looking back five years at the 2010 Chicago Bears draft class and the 2010 Chicago Bulls draft class earlier this spring, we wandered back... Read more »

Today: Most Exciting Day In Chicago Sports History?

Today: Most Exciting Day In Chicago Sports History?
Monday wasn’t a great day for Chicago sports fans. Doug Buffone, a Chicago Bears icon who was one of the more popular sports personalities in this town over the last 40+ years, passed away. Less than two weeks away from Chicago hosting the NFL Draft, this was a somber note across every channel of sports... Read more »
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Chicago's Best #1 Picks

Chicago's Best #1 Picks
Today, Nov. 19, is Patrick Kane’s 26th birthday. So, first off, congrats & happy birthday to #88 on the big day. With that being said, I got in a discussion recently about Kane being the best #1 overall pick in Chicago sports history. We haven’t had many top picks in baseball, football, hockey and basketball... Read more »

Sports Fan's Christmas List: Books

Sports Fan's Christmas List: Books
With the holidays coming soon, I thought it would be fun to put together a few Christmas Lists for sports fans. Some of the things featured in the series will appear on my personal Christmas List this year, others might not. But these are a few things you might consider for the sports fan in... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Cubs, White Sox 2009 MLB Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Cubs, White Sox 2009 MLB Draft
The 2009 Major League Baseball draft was supposed to provide a great deal of hope for both of Chicago’s teams. Unfortunately, the entirety of the excitement from that summer’s draft class has come from a player on another team – in another sport. The Cubs first round pick that year was outfielder Brett Jackson, the... Read more »
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Maddux, Thomas & Glavine: Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Maddux, Thomas & Glavine: Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
On Wednesday, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced that three players would join the most exclusive group in the game: former Chicago Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux, former Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas and former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tom Glavine. Maddux was the leading vote getter with 555 votes of the 571 ballots (97.2 percent... Read more »

Cubs, White Sox Prospects Ranked By MLB

Cubs, White Sox Prospects Ranked By MLB
On Tuesday, MLB.com released their list of the top 100 prospects in baseball. Over the coming couple weeks, the plan to release the top 20 prospects for each organization. Four prospects from the Chicago Cubs and White Sox organizations made the list. Three Cubs prospects and one Sox prospect were named, an honor for each.... Read more »

White Sox to Promote Ken Williams, Rick Hahn

White Sox to Promote Ken Williams, Rick Hahn
According to Bob Nightengale, the White Sox will promote Ken Williams President and Rick Hahn will replace him as the team’s General Manager. Williams has been the Sox GM for the last 12 years, building the team that won the 2005 World Series and this year’s Central Division leading club. His tenure as GM has... Read more »
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Chicago Sports: Lots of Non-Bears Saturday Action

Chicago Sports: Lots of Non-Bears Saturday Action
While you were waiting for/watching the Bears second preseason game, there were a few significant moments on other teams in Chicago. Earlier in the afternoon, three pitches after TV color man Bob Brenly predicted it, Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano hit a two-run homer to give him 1,000 RBI in his career. Between the two... Read more »