Tag: Chicago White Sox

Who Should Manage The White Sox In 2021?

Who Should Manage The White Sox In 2021?
The Chicago White Sox have had a really good year. That feels like an understatement now, entering the final weekend of the abbreviated regular season, but entering the 2020 campaign many though the Sox would be the third place team in the American League Central behind Minnesota and Cleveland. But here we are with the... Read more »

Who has the better Hall of Fame credentials: Paul Konerko or Mark Grace?

Who has the better Hall of Fame credentials: Paul Konerko or Mark Grace?
Paul Konerko’s name appears on the 2020 ballot for induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. He’s one of the most beloved players in White Sox history. He hit clutch home runs, drove in key runs and was consistently in the heart of the Sox batting order for a decade. Perhaps most... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2012 MLB Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2012 MLB Draft
Over the last week we’ve been taking a walk down memory lane – some good, some nightmares – with our annual 5 Year Draft Rewind series. Thus far, we have looked back at the 2012 draft classes of the: Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Bears Chicago Bulls Now, we’ll finish the series in the next couple days with the... Read more »
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Holiday Wish List: Chicago Cubs & White Sox

Holiday Wish List: Chicago Cubs & White Sox
Continuing on our series of holiday wishes for Chicago sports teams, we’ve already asked for specific moves by the Bears and Bulls. Now, let’s turn our attention to the two baseball teams in town. One just won the World Series for the first time in 108 years, and yet it’s the South Siders who have... Read more »

5 Trades The Chicago White Sox Should Make

5 Trades The Chicago White Sox Should Make
What if I told you the Sox could trade Chris Sale and still have a dominant rotation for years to come? What if I told you the should-be-rebuilding White Sox could burn down part of their roster – including trading away their best pitcher and best fielder – and still be competitive? What if I... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2011 MLB Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The White Sox 2011 MLB Draft
Yesterday we kicked off our 2016 series looking back five years at how Chicago’s teams drafted in 2011. The Chicago Cubs haven’t seen much at the major league level from that draft class, but the 2011 Draft wasn’t great for many teams across Major League Baseball. When we looked back at 2010 last year, there... Read more »
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10 Worst Contracts In Chicago Sports History

10 Worst Contracts In Chicago Sports History
With news on Sunday night that the Cubs were designating Edwin Jackson for assignment, I immediately jumped into a Twitter conversation with a bunch of folks about what the worst contracts in Chicago sports history have been. real question: where does Edwin Jackson rank on the loooong list of worst contracts in Chicago history? #ToddHundley... Read more »

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 »
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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 »