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2020 Final Value Survey: Hitters

2020 Final Value Survey: Hitters

This sweet pairing of players happen to be the two best hitting values on the White Sox for 2020. | Photo by Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/ Longtime leader Tim Anderson is supplanted by another star teammate as White Sox surplus value champion It’s been quite a while since I published a Value Survey here at South Side Sox (and frankly, I don’t remember whether I did any during the season in South Side Hit Pen exile). And as you all know, 2020 has been a really weird season year. So, a refresher is due. I know how all of you are just enthralled with my fake stats...
South Side Sox Nov 26, 2020
Sharing Sox Podcast 15: Happy Thanksgiving!

Sharing Sox Podcast 15: Happy Thanksgiving!

In which we travel from Cairo to Tampa Bay In Sharing Sox 15, SSS duty geezer Leigh Allan and his son and SSS west coast correspondent, Will, once again pretend to know what they’re talking about, as they look at the latest White Sox coaching hire (giveaway: they’re both longtime Miguel Cairo fans) and delve into all sorts of dream scenarios of possible trades for Blake Snell (giveaway: they both reeeeaaallly want him). Listen below, on our built-in Megaphone player: or follow along with every episode at Apple Podcasts or Spotify. And if you really want the full-on...
South Side Sox Nov 25, 2020
Tim Anderson trots out turkeys in Tuscaloosa

Tim Anderson trots out turkeys in Tuscaloosa

Chicago White Sox The heartbeat of the White Sox just keeps on giving back Tuesday evening, White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson and his wife Bria donated 205 turkeys to families living in his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Ala., with their annual Homepla7e Turkey Drive, held at Hillcrest High School and this year delivered via a socially-distant drive-thru. Throughout his career, Anderson has been committed to supporting families in need. In addition to this annual turkey drive, the 2020 Silver Slugger Award winner created Anderson’s League of Leaders (ALOL) to provide youth...
South Side Sox Nov 24, 2020
Why was Ricky Renteria fired?

Why was Ricky Renteria fired?

Manager Ricky Renteria #17 of the Chicago White Sox argues with the umpires after being thrown out of the game while disputing the decision to eject Jimmy Cordero #50 after he hit Willson Contreras #40 of the Chicago Cubs with a pitch on Sept. 25, 2020 at Guaranteed Rate Field. | Photo by Ron Vesely/ A Thanksgiving week White Sox thought exercise I know, I know, it’s old business. We’re already on to the weaknesses of our new manager. That said, GM Rick Hahn’s firing of Renteria still intrigues and mystifies me. Obviously, with what we know now about the Tony La...
South Side Sox Nov 23, 2020
Shop Breaking T’s Black Friday sale now!

Shop Breaking T’s Black Friday sale now!

EVERYTHING site-wide is 15% off using discount code BIG15 BreakingT is opening up the vault and offering all its gear at 15% off for Black Friday, beginning right now. Just use the BIG15 code at checkout. Click here to view everything in Breaking T’s White Sox collection in one spot. Individual links below should get you to other White Sox products on site, including the Classic Collection that features the Ed Farmer and Mark Buehrle T-shirts. There’s also free domestic shipping on orders of $70 or more! Happy shopping! I first got word of this shirt just as José...