Category: Editorial

Jose Quintana Sweepstakes: What does it take?

After the White Sox traded Chris Sale during the Winter Meetings, GM Rick Hahn said the team was likely to take some time before making more moves. Of course, Adam Eaton was traded the next day and Jose Quintana rumors started swirling in full force. Quintana has been at the forefront of the hot stove... Read more »

Precedents the Sox should look for in trades of Sale, Quintana, Eaton and Jones

Precedents the Sox should look for in trades of Sale, Quintana, Eaton and Jones
Editor’s Note: Chris Sale was traded about ten minutes after this story was posted for Yoan Moncada and other Red Sox prospects. With the Winter Meetings underway, one themed has emerged: teams wanting Chris Sale still won’t meet the White Sox demand of a blue chip prospect/young major leaguer along the lines of Alex Bregman,... Read more »

SoxNet Roundtable: Where do the Sox go heading into the Winter Meetings?

SoxNet Roundtable: Where do the Sox go heading into the Winter Meetings?
The SoxNet writers got together to discuss the White Sox’s future heading into the Winter Meetings, where the Sox are reportedly going to be one of the most aggressive sellers. Should the Sox full scale rebuild, partial rebuild, retool and go for it, or stay pat? Daniel Shapiro – The Sox should go for a burn-it-down,... Read more »
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What direction do the Sox go in?

What direction do the Sox go in?
Now that the offseason is underway and the Winter Meetings loom large, the White Sox are in a unique position: what do you do when your literal rivals have eclipsed you in ways unfathomable in years prior? We’re all well aware of the whole Sox vs. Cubs rivalry, and all of it’s mental, emotional and... Read more »

Top Ten: White Sox Trade Assets

With the White Sox all over the national news heading into hot stove season, I looked into the value the best White Sox assets that could possibly be traded this offseason. If the White Sox were to make good on the rumors and rebuild this offseason, they have around a dozen player that could be... Read more »

Why most of us White Sox fans ain’t cheering for the Cubs

This is a guest article and not reflective of the opinions of SoxNet or its writers. By Robert Dean, Here’s the thing about being a White Sox fan: it’s hard. Like, ultra-depressing hard. There’s little joy in loving the team who gets the shaft nationally and locally. ESPN forgot we even won a World Series... Read more »
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"You're from Chicago, you should root for the Cubs"

"You're from Chicago, you should root for the Cubs"
Congratulations Chicago Cubs. You’re going to win the World Series. Believe it or not, the NLDS should have been the series of concern for Cubs fans. Giants are a tough draw with Johnny Cueto and Madison Bumgarner heading up their rotation and most importantly, it was only a five game series. The more games in... Read more »

Making sense of the Adam LaRoche situation

Making sense of the Adam LaRoche situation
We wrote about the start of the Adam LaRoche insanity last Wednesday and now that the chairman Jerry Reinsdorf has stepped in, hopefully the situation will be cooled for now. Partially because Reinsdorf has essentially told everyone to just stop talking about it. “Per my request, White Sox employees will no longer discuss this matter... Read more »

The Legacy of SportsVision

The Legacy of SportsVision
Last season FanGraphs had a sobering article talking about regional / local television viewership when it comes to baseball. It was sobering because in the categories the story discussed and the graphs they presented in it, the White Sox were ranked last in the major leagues in viewership. That’s hard to believe in some ways... Read more »
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After Frazier and Lawrie, what's next?

After Frazier and Lawrie, what's next?
After acquiring Todd Frazier this afternoon in exchange for Trayce Thompson, Frankie Montas and Micah Johnson and getting Brett Lawrie for J.B. Wendelken and Zack Erwin the White Sox have firmly made it clear their intent to contend in 2016 instead of tearing it down for a rebuild. First, it’d be beneficial to recap the... Read more »
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