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South Side Sox 16 hours ago
Grading the White Sox: Michael Kopech

Grading the White Sox: Michael Kopech

He’s a stud — but lose the ’stache, Michael. | Lindsey Wasson-USA TODAY Sports Over Thanksgiving break, let’s be thankful for this young ace At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from head of the class Dylan Cease all the way down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab. Our expanded report card will take us through everyone who saw time in uniform for the White Sox, plus...
South Side Sox 21 hours ago
Grading the White Sox: Liam Hendriks

Grading the White Sox: Liam Hendriks

Liam Hendriks has been an elite reliever for the White Sox for two years running. | David Berding/ One area in which the club is covered: closer At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from head of the class Dylan Cease all the way down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab. Our expanded report card will take us through everyone who saw time in uniform for the White Sox, plus some...
South Side Sox Nov 24, 2022
Grading the White Sox : Danny Mendick

Grading the White Sox : Danny Mendick

Studies show that nothing good can last, Danny Mendick confirms. | Jamie Sabau/ Getting injured earns an F; the infielder himself was much better At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from head of the class Dylan Cease all the way down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab. Our expanded report card will take us through everyone who saw time in uniform for the White Sox, plus some...
South Side Sox Nov 23, 2022
Grading the White Sox: Ethan Katz

Grading the White Sox: Ethan Katz

Not sure how much he had to do with the success of an iconoclast like Johnny Cueto, but Ethan Katz can count the veteran as a stunning triumph in 2022. | Ron Vesely/ The 2022 White Sox of MLB pitching coaches At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from the head of the class Dylan Cease down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab. Our expanded report card will take us through...
South Side Sox Nov 22, 2022
Grading the White Sox: Tanner Banks

Grading the White Sox: Tanner Banks

In a season filled with bad storylines, Tanner Banks had one that was plenty sweet. | Michael Reaves/ Garbage time relievers are important too, and this southpaw was at the top of the class At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from the head of the class Dylan Cease down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab. Our expanded report card will take us through everyone who saw time in...
South Side Sox Nov 21, 2022
Luke Smailes’ White Sox Offseason Plan

Luke Smailes’ White Sox Offseason Plan

Squeeze those pennies, guys! | Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports Budgets are tight these days, so let’s try and thread the needle Apparently, I have around $180 million to work with. Without making a single free agent signing or trade, I’m already at more than $160 million, so let’s get creative. Arbitration-eligibles Dylan Cease $5.3 million TenderMichael Kopech $2.2 million TenderLucas Giolito $10.8 million Tender I’m still concerned with Giolito’s 2022 season, but he at least apparently has pinpointed the major culprit. Even if the White Sox shared my...
South Side Sox Nov 21, 2022
Grading the White Sox: Andrew Vaughn

Grading the White Sox: Andrew Vaughn

Andrew Vaughn’s bat does not appear to be the issue. | Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports D Roughly and Carry a Big Stick At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from the head of the class Dylan Cease down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab. Our expanded report card will take us through everyone who saw time in uniform for the White Sox, plus some front-office types. Most of our...
South Side Sox Nov 19, 2022
Grading the White Sox: Davis Martin

Grading the White Sox: Davis Martin

Biggest out-of-nowhere, positive surprise of 2022? Hard to imagine it isn’t Davis Martin. | Michael Reaves/ The current fifth starter — but hopefully Charlotte pitcher on Opening Day At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from the head of the class Dylan Cease down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab. Our expanded report card will take us through everyone who saw time in...
South Side Sox Nov 18, 2022
Grading the White Sox: Seby Zavala

Grading the White Sox: Seby Zavala

Seby Zavala started the season as the second catcher for the Charlotte Knights. He ended it as the starting backstop for the Chicago White Sox. | Nuccio DiNuzzo/ All-around improvement? From a catcher? At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from the head of the class Dylan Cease down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab. Our expanded report card will take us through everyone who...
South Side Sox Nov 17, 2022
Grading the White Sox: Luis Robert

Grading the White Sox: Luis Robert

Probably gazing at another moon shot. | Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports There’s at least one thing we know: La Pantera can slug the s(&# out of the ball At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from the head of the class Dylan Cease down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab. Our expanded report card will take us through everyone who saw time in uniform for the White Sox, plus some...
South Side Sox Nov 16, 2022
Dylan Cease places second in Cy Young race

Dylan Cease places second in Cy Young race

Dominance: Dylan Cease posted a 2.20 ERA in 184 excellent innings. | Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports The talented starter was a bright spot throughout the season On Wednesday night, it was announced that Dylan Cease placed second in the American League Cy Young race. Cease finished behind only Justin Verlander, who had a monster season for the World Series champions. Verlander got all 30 first place votes to accumulate the maximum amount of points (210), while Cease (97) edged out Alek Manoah (87) and Shohei Ohtani (82) as runner-up. Dylan Cease's breakout season is...
Chicago White Sox pitcher Dylan Cease finishes 2nd to Justin Verlander for the American League Cy Young Award

Chicago White Sox pitcher Dylan Cease finishes 2nd to Justin Verlander for the American League Cy Young Award

Chicago White Sox pitcher Dylan Cease finished 2nd in AL Cy Young Award voting. Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander won the award for the 3rd time.
South Side Sox Nov 16, 2022
Grading the White Sox: Lance Lynn

Grading the White Sox: Lance Lynn

A rare gamble that has paid off for Rick Hahn, expect Lance Lynn to slide right back in as potential ace material for the White Sox in 2023. | Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports Keep on Tonka Truckin’ At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from the head of the class Dylan Cease down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab. Our expanded report card will take us through everyone who saw...
South Side Sox Nov 15, 2022
Grading the White Sox: Miguel Cairo

Grading the White Sox: Miguel Cairo

Until a walking-dead losing streak in later September, Miguel Cairo was looking like a strong successor to Tony La Russa. | Michael Reaves/ Good until he wasn’t, but still better than Tony At midseason, the SSS staff graded the 46-46 White Sox, from the head of the class Dylan Cease down to Dallas Keuchel. We invented a WARsss metric that could very well be just a cute way to trot out our special site grades — but really for all you know could be the product of years of research in a stats lab. Our expanded report card will take us through everyone who saw time in...
South Side Sox Nov 14, 2022
South Side Soxivus 2022: Best Games of the Year

South Side Soxivus 2022: Best Games of the Year

Ouch! Dylan Cease’s one-hitter is among our best games of 2022. | Chase Agnello-Dean/ No pithy branding for this one, just some good fun in recounting the top contests of 2022 We started this Soxivus season with the Calling of Managers, then moving on to Grievances and Feats of Strength. Last week, we took a look at the Worst Games of 2022. And we still have more Soxivus celebrating to do in 2022! Enjoy this week’s feature, the Best Games of 2022. April 15Chicago White Sox 3, Tampa Bay Rays 2Jackie Robinson DayWhite Sox Record: 5-2Championship Leverage Index:...

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