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With Lance Lynn on the injured list, the Chicago White Sox might turn to the bullpen Wednesday vs. Cleveland

The Chicago White Sox might go with a bullpen day Wednesday night as they go for the two-game sweep against the Cleveland Indians.
Chicago White Sox place starting pitcher Lance Lynn on the 10-day injured list with a strained right trapezius

Chicago White Sox place starting pitcher Lance Lynn on the 10-day injured list with a strained right trapezius

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lance Lynn has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right trapezius, the team announced before Sunday’s second game of a doubleheader against the Boston Red Sox. The move is retroactive to Saturday.
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Next Shelved Pitcher? Lance Lynn

Next Shelved Pitcher? Lance Lynn

Ron Vesely/ The Tonka Truck has a strained trapezius, hits 10-day IL The IL giveth, and taketh away. Making those superb Dane Dunning starts for Texas sting just a bit more, durable hoss of a pitcher and innings pitched leader for 2020, Lance Lynn, is hurt. The copyedited White Sox release: WHITE SOX PLACE LANCE LYNN ON 10-DAY INJURED LIST; RECALL ZACK BURDI FROM SCHAUMBURG TRAINING FACILITY BOSTON – Prior to Game 2 of today’s split doubleheader at Boston, the Chicago White Sox placed right-handed pitcher Lance Lynn on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to April...
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Six Pack of Stats: Cleveland 4, White Sox 2

Six Pack of Stats: Cleveland 4, White Sox 2

The White Sox were in control — until Ramírez’s sixth-inning bomb. | FanGraphs José Ramírez’s home run changed the game, as the White Sox’s offense cooled right back down Starting pitching has dominated the headlines this series, and it was no different on Friday. Lance Lynn and Aaron Civale each pitched six innings, but the White Sox fell 4-2 in the series finale. The offense went flat after an outburst a day ago. Two runs won’t win many games. The Starters Lynn made a costly mistake on a 3-2 fastball that José Ramírez launched into the right-field...
South Side Sox Apr 15, 2021
Cleveland 4, White Sox 2: Bad sixth inning spirals into a loss

Cleveland 4, White Sox 2: Bad sixth inning spirals into a loss

The benches cleared in the first inning of the White Sox’s Friday loss to Cleveland. | David Banks-USA TODAY Sports Lance Lynn earned a quality start, but the White Sox’s offense had few quality at-bats with RISP With one swing of the bat, José Ramírez changed the game. Cleveland’s star third baseman unleashed a two-run home run to right field, providing the momentum swing the Wahoos needed in a 4-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Cleveland (7-5) tacked on insurance runs against the White Sox’s (6-7) bullpen and sloppy defense to earn a series...
South Side Sox Apr 14, 2021
Sharing Sox Podcast 32: Great Pitching Edition

Sharing Sox Podcast 32: Great Pitching Edition

But where is the hitting? This week SSS duty geezer Leigh Allan and his son and west coast correspondent, Will, do respectful oohing and aahing about the contest between pitching masters Lucas Giolito and Shane Bieber on Tuesday night, with some minor booing and bahing about losing the game. The oohing and aahing continues for all the White Sox pitching lately, from Lance Lynn’s complete-game gem to relievers like Evan Marshall and Liam Hendriks recovering from their poor starts and making it look like the bullpen may live up to its hype after all. Then the booing and bahing...
4 takeaways from the Chicago White Sox series vs. the Kansas City Royals, including Lance Lynn showing why he was a big addition and Yermín Mercedes showing no signs of slowing down

4 takeaways from the Chicago White Sox series vs. the Kansas City Royals, including Lance Lynn showing why he was a big addition and Yermín Mercedes showing no signs of slowing down

The Chicago White Sox split a pair in a rain-shortened series against the Kansas City Royals, getting some highs and lows from the bullpen Sunday after Lance Lynn's stellar shutout Thursday.
South Side Sox Apr 11, 2021
South Side Sox 2021 Player of the Week (ending April 11): Yermín Mercedes

South Side Sox 2021 Player of the Week (ending April 11): Yermín Mercedes

Mitch Ransdell/South Side Sox Amid April showers of major league applause, the Yerminator shows a slugger’s spirit It was an electric night that capped off a week of sparks. Behind Lance Lynn’s 111 pitches and an opening volley by José Abreu and Yoán Moncada, Yermín Mercedes stepped up to the plate last Friday and delivered a 485-foot love letter to his fans on a rainy Chicago night. This was just the latest episode in the Mercedes saga, which began on April 3 with his historic 5-for-5 start. Since then, our Yerminator has become a household name around town,...
South Side Sox Apr 11, 2021
What to Expect When Returning to Guaranteed Rate Field

What to Expect When Returning to Guaranteed Rate Field

The Chicago White Sox hosted their home opener on Thursday, with fans in the stands for the first time since the 2019 season. | Ron Vesely/ Being back on Opening Day felt as good as ever, but things were definitely different this time around When it came to the action on the field during the home opener for the Chicago White Sox, things went just how we planned it: Fans saw a shutout from Lance Lynn, Yoán Moncada’s second straight home opener home run, and Yermín Mercedes completely obliterating a ball 485 feet. But off the field, things were more different than...
Lance Lynn wins over the Chicago White Sox and their fans, tossing the 1st shutout in a home opener in 45 years: ‘That’s about as good as you’re going to get’

Lance Lynn wins over the Chicago White Sox and their fans, tossing the 1st shutout in a home opener in 45 years: ‘That’s about as good as you’re going to get’

Chicago White Sox starter Lance Lynn acknowledged the uniqueness of his five-hit shutout Thursday against the Kansas City Royals, in which he struck out 11 and didn't allow a walk in a 6-0 victory in the home opener. “I pitched on stages that were a little bigger, but you look at it and I had double-digit strikeouts, no walks, complete game, that’s about as good as you’re going to get.”
South Side Sox Apr 9, 2021
I’ve Got Home Opener Shutout Fever, and the Only Prescription Is More Lynnsanity

I’ve Got Home Opener Shutout Fever, and the Only Prescription Is More Lynnsanity

Hey, our Lance Lynn-Breaking T collaboration is back, baby After a heroic South Side debut — complete game, shutout, 11 Ks, five hits, no walks, 95 game score, no biggie — we’re bringing back our Breaking T Lynnsanity wear! Sure to please the bearded fan on your gift list, or any White Sox fan who likes pitching performances befitting a Tonka Truck. The big man is in town and ready to push the rotation toward a World Series! Peruse all the White Sox offerings at Breaking T, or use this post (and all entries below) to shop your own SSS catalog! As you well...
South Side Sox Apr 9, 2021
South Side Sox Podcast 38 (Post-Home Opener Edition) — Lynnsanity!

South Side Sox Podcast 38 (Post-Home Opener Edition) — Lynnsanity!

Brett Ballantini talks over the stirring and decisive home opener win with Chrystal O’Keefe and Joe Resis Well, this was a much more fun postgame podcast than a week ago, on the heels of a dominating Lance Lynn performance and more Yerminating. The Indianapolis branch office, staffed by Joe Resis and Chrystal O’Keefe, again joined me for the discussion: Did anyone adhere to Opening Day traditions, and do any involve watching Parks and Recreation” episodes? Learn how Chrystal juggled her obligation to her daughter’s Girl Scout troop and her need to boo Tony La Russa...
South Side Sox Apr 8, 2021
Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 6, Royals 0

Six Pack of Stats: White Sox 6, Royals 0

Home Opener Success: With brilliant pitching, timely hitting, and solid defense, the White Sox captured their home debut win. | FanGraphs Complete game shutout and a longball that has yet to land create a successful home opener for the South Siders Who doesn’t love a good White Sox home opener blowout? The Chicago White Sox did just that against the Kansas City Royals. And who doesn’t love a complete-game shutout because Lance Lynn did just that for the South Siders! AND who doesn’t love home run baseballs that are up in orbit? Yermín Mercedes helped with...
South Side Sox Apr 8, 2021
White Sox, Lynn, Yerminate Royals, 6-0

White Sox, Lynn, Yerminate Royals, 6-0

Well, Yermín Mercedes knows how to play to a crowd. Four pitches into his first career at-bat at Sox Park, he nearly hit the concourse with a 485-foot blast. | Jonathan Daniel/ The Tonka Truck backs up and chucks a shutout, while the Mercedes Truck goes DEEP After more than a two-hour delay to today’s home opener, the White Sox and Royals took to the field in a driving rainstorm and 58 degrees. Lance Lynn, Yoán Moncada and Yermín Mercedes proceeded to warm everyone up right quick. Lynn, pitching with determined efficiency, threw just three balls in the top of the...
Yoan Moncada and Yermin Mercedes homer and Lance Lynn goes the distance, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 6-0 win over the Kansas City Royals in their home opener

Yoan Moncada and Yermin Mercedes homer and Lance Lynn goes the distance, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 6-0 win over the Kansas City Royals in their home opener

Yoan Moncada and Yermin Mercedes hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 6-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals in their home opener Thursday at Guaranteed Rate Field. Lance Lynn went the distance, allowing five hits and striking out 11.

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