1. Are the Chicago White Sox Doing Themselves More Harm Than Good?

    Even in victory, the Chicago White Sox (52-74) are utterly frustrating. Don’t take this the wrong way, but the Sox—12-5 over their last 17 games—are doing more harm to their future than good...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 2,638 reads 20 comments

  2. Chicago White Sox Prospects: A Look at Marcus Semien's Transition to Triple-A

    Marcus Semien went from being the Chicago White Sox’s No. 17-rated prospect before the season began to No. 9 after the 2013 MLB draft, according to MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 2,021 reads 0 comments

  3. Predicting What the Chicago White Sox's Starting Lineup Will Look Like Next Year

    The Chicago White Sox’s starting lineup in 2014 will be in sharp contrast to the one that opened the 2013 season with quasi-optimistic expectations...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 5,014 reads 14 comments

  4. 1985 Scouting Report Calls Chicago White Sox SS Ozzie Guillen 'Best in League'

    In 1985, Chicago White Sox shortstop Ozzie Guillen was considered the “best” at his position in the American League...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 696 reads 1 comments

  5. 3 Players Who Won't Be Back with Chicago White Sox Next Season

    It is no secret that the 2014 incarnation of the Chicago White Sox will look entirely different from the group that opened the 2013 season...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 4,795 reads 14 comments

  6. Frank Thomas' Scouting Report from 1989 Predicted He'd Be a '.250 Hitter, Tops'

    Former Chicago White Sox first baseman Frank Thomas is a surefire Hall of Famer. Apparently, though, at least one scout had his doubts...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 2,645 reads 4 comments

  7. Chicago White Sox: Are Andre Rienzo's Emotions Getting the Better of Him?

    Chicago White Sox right-hander Andre Rienzo is making a name for himself on and off the mound. In three starts for the White Sox, Rienzo has shown a penchant for doing two ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 1,269 reads 3 comments

  8. Chicago White Sox Top 10 Prospects: How Impressive Has Brandon Jacobs Been?

    Looks like Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn knew what he was doing when he sent Matt Thornton and cash to the Boston Red Sox for Brandon Jacobs . Jacobs—the White Sox’s newly minted No...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 3,933 reads 0 comments

  9. 5 Moves the Chicago White Sox Could/Should Have Made at the Deadline

    Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn was one of the more active GMs in advance of the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 11 months ago 3,126 reads 8 comments

  10. Chicago White Sox Trade Deadline: Grading General Manager Rick Hahn's Efforts

    As the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline passes, one thing is certain— Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn knows a thing or two about running a professional baseball team...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 12 months ago 3,056 reads 18 comments

  11. Chicago White Sox Trade Rumors: Last Minute Buzz Ahead of the Deadline

    When CBSSports .com’s Jon Heyman noted on June 27 that the Chicago White Sox were "open for business," the natural assumption was that general manager Rick Hahn was going to be aggressive...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 12 months ago 2,928 reads 6 comments

  12. Hall of Fame Great Cal Ripken Jr. Talks to B/R About Impact of Young MLB Stars

    Hall of Fame great Cal Ripken Jr. was gracious enough to spend some time with Bleacher Report as he and Under Armour were unveiling the “Future Legends” uniforms that will be worn during the 2013 All-America Baseball Game...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 12 months ago 1,695 reads 6 comments

  13. Cal Ripken Teams with Under Armour to Preview New All-America Uniforms

    Hall of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken , the official ambassador for the 2013 Under Armour All-America Baseball Game , powered by Baseball Factory , knows how memorable a uniform can be...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 12 months ago 3,802 reads 2 comments

  14. Chicago White Sox Rumors: Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest Trade Chatter

    Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn can permanently extinguish the last vestiges of belief that Kenny Williams is still the arbiter of South Side fortunes over the next seven days...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 12 months ago 4,803 reads 7 comments

  15. Chicago White Sox Trade Scenarios: Jake Peavy to the Cleveland Indians

    Chicago White Sox right-hander Jake Peavy could find himself with the Cleveland Indians if he can pitch well over his next three starts...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 12 months ago 10,261 reads 47 comments

  16. Chicago White Sox Trade Rumors: Is Alex Rios to the Texas Rangers a Bad Idea?

    Chicago White Sox right fielder Alex Rios has been the subject of some fairly intense speculation since ESPN’s Richard Durrett suggested that the Texas Rangers had a keen interest in acquiring him...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 12 months ago 6,591 reads 29 comments

  17. Hottest and Coldest Chicago White Sox Players Heading into the Second Half

    The Chicago White Sox finished the first half of the 2013 season a rather uncomfortable 14 games behind the Detroit Tigers in the AL Central with a record of 37-55...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 12 months ago 936 reads 2 comments

  18. Chicago White Sox Trade Whispers: Does Jason Kubel on the South Side Make Sense?

    It seems that the Chicago White Sox cannot distance themselves from trade talk involving Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Jason Kubel . Unlike last time, however, there is one way that bringing Kubel to the South Side makes sense...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 12 months ago 3,188 reads 5 comments

  19. Chicago White Sox Trade: Matt Thornton to the Red Sox, Impact and Analysis

    The Chicago White Sox have traded left-handed reliever Matt Thornton and cash to the Boston Red Sox for minor league outfielder Brandon Jacobs . The White Sox announced the move via their official Twitter feed...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 year ago 2,180 reads 4 comments

  20. White Sox Trade Scenarios: Alex Rios and Jesse Crain to the Pittsburgh Pirates

    If the Chicago White Sox want to get as much as possible in return for the services of Alex Rios and Jesse Crain , the Pittsburgh Pirates are the team to deal with...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 year ago 4,640 reads 9 comments

  21. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago White Sox's Top 10 Prospects for Week of July 1

    As usual, the Chicago White Sox's farm system produced mixed results last week. There was a flurry of activity as White Sox general manager Rick Hahn made some big-name promotions ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 year ago 2,562 reads 1 comments

  22. Chicago White Sox: Why Santos Rodriguez and Jake Petricka Must Be Next in Line

    The Chicago White Sox bullpen is going to look drastically different after the almost-inevitable departures of Jesse Crain and Matt Thornton...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 year ago 2,236 reads 0 comments

  23. Chicago White Sox Trade Deadline: Which Group Should GM Rick Hahn Focus On?

    Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn is going to be a busy man as the July 31, non-waiver trade deadline approaches...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 year ago 1,951 reads 6 comments

  24. Chicago White Sox's 5 Most Memorable Highlights of Season's First Half

    The Chicago White Sox finished the first three months of the 2013 season with a disappointing 32-47 record. Actually, disappointing is a poor adjective when describing the White Sox...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 year ago 629 reads 3 comments

  25. Chicago White Sox's Biggest Winners, Losers of the First Half of the Season

    The 2013 Chicago White Sox have done everything in their power to be the worst team in the AL Central. It takes all the energy they can muster to ground into double plays, get ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 1 year ago 884 reads 0 comments