Ivan Nova is sneakily special. Six pitchers threw more than 160 innings in 2016, 2017 and 2018, and had ERAs below 4.20 each of those years: Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander, Corey Kluber, Jake Arrieta and… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Chicago White Sox
A song to play while you’re reading about the White Sox: “Almost” by Bowling for Soup. White Sox fans went into the offseason uncharacteristically optimistic about the team’s chances to land either Manny Machado or… Read more »
As the Orioles and Royals became famous for confounding sabermetric prediction models (Starting rotation and an ability to get on base? We don’t need no stinkin’ starting rotation and an ability get on base!), the… Read more »
Last week, Chad Stewart and Jim Turvey began their journey to discuss the over/unders on all of the USA Today 2017 MLB projected win totals. This week they continue with the American League Central. Cleveland… Read more »
This year’s White Sox preview is a joint effort between Brandon Lee and Eric Oliver. For the last 26 years, the Chicago White Sox have been operating with a single mantra: “be pretty okay, and… Read more »
Last offseason, the Chicago White Sox appeared to be going into the 2015 season in “win-now” mode. They signed Jeff Samardzija. They signed Melky Cabrera. They signed David Robertson. Adding those three guys with the incumbents… Read more »
Check out the Effectively Wild podcast’s daily team previews, and the full list of our own companion previews. On the South Side of Chicago… The Baddest part of town… 2005 seems like forever ago…. Read more »
Episode 23: Benching Bryce Harper/Why We Were Wrong About the White Sox – August 17th, 2012.
Episode 24: The Rays Are Rolling/Assessing the Angels’ Strange Season – August 20th, 2012.
The second half of this week hasn’t lived up to the hype of Super Tuesday, but has still seen a number of moves, including a run of reliever contracts I’ll break down here. They include:… Read more »
It’s dark in the hole in which the Chicago White Sox find themselves, and the hardest thing about climbing out might be this: They’ve never really been down here before. The Sox last won fewer… Read more »