They should “earn” top 5 draft picks for a couple more years so they will be able to build through the draft but really don't have many pieces to trade to accelerate this thing as the White Sox had.
Overall this is a high ceiling low floor team and I think they will end up closer to the floor. Maybe an addition to the pitching staff would change that, but I just don't find this team to be overly special.
Watching this Royals teams could be like watching some of those late 70’s early 80’s Athletic’s teams, without the winning.
So it has been a week Sox fans. So much hope seemed to just come crashing to the ground, Spring training has just started and the Sox have played two games. Let's dive into a quick recap of the week's news. Yoan Moncada reported to spring training and was placed at third base. It … Continue reading The Week in White Sox (2/17-2/24)
It has been a long offseason White Sox fans, but spring training is here and this is a very important one with a lot of things going on. There are players and position battles you definitely need to keep an eye on. There is a roster glut with the additions of Jon Jay and Yonder … Continue reading What I’m Watching For This Spring Training
This is the issue with the messaging that comes out of the front office, no one knows who is in charge, and if it is Kenny, Jerry Reinsdorf needs to stop putting Hahn out there and the other way around.
Well, the day has finally come. After months of waiting and trying to retain some sense of sanity, Manny has made his decision. That decision was not the Chicago White Sox, sadly. How could this be though? The Sox were the reported favorites for months. They signed/traded for his family and friends. They were the … Continue reading Why Missing On Machado Hurts So Bad
According to Jeff Passan from ESPN Manny Machado has agreed to terms with the San Diego Padres, details are still at this point unknown on the term and dollars. We will be covering this and its impact on the White Sox as well as continuing our Advanced Stat week. Keep it here folks and as … Continue reading Machado made his decision
Baseballs offseason is broken and a part of the fix may be a salary floor, how it could work. We looked at how the Competitive Balance Tax tries to act as a de facto salary cap if you haven't read it look at the primer here. With penalties being levied against teams spending too much … Continue reading Installing a Solid Floor
On Tuesday we looked at the rebuild so far, Wednesday saw the prospects were looking forward to, and yesterday what visiting players we want to see. This time we all took a look at Ricky Renteria. Rick has overseen this rebuild since 2016 and we have some thoughts. We all understand that Rick hasn't exactly … Continue reading The Managerial Situation