| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Ask a White Sox player about the team's signature catchphrase of 2013, TWTW, and you'll get a vague, if not slightly confused, response.
"It is what it is," said second baseman Gordon Beckham. "For us, it's not a motto. It's a funny thing that we...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:52 PM
For those who follow the Chicago White Sox on a daily basis, it could come as a major surprise that Gordon Beckham wasn't ranked among the top three defensive second basemen in a mid-season survey of American League managers conducted by Baseball America....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Of all the disappointments that surrounded the White Sox's collapse in the final two weeks of the season, Alexei Ramirez was one of the first players to hold himself accountable.
The Sox's shortstop isn't one of the team's higher-profile players, yet...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Ozzieball was always a misnomer.
Taking their lead from the guy in the manager's office, White Sox marketing types and some of their more casual fans romanticized the Ozzie Guillen era as one of in-your-face baseball — aggressive baserunning,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The White Sox were extremely pleased with the development of their pitching staff in 2012, particularly the rookie relievers who experienced the pressure of a division race.
In fact, general manager Ken Williams resisted any temptation to trade any of...
| May 19, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Cubs manager Dale Sveum helped out the White Sox, and John Danks did the rest on Saturday night.
The White Sox’s left-handed starter has had more trouble with left-handed hitters than righties this season. His confidence in throwing his changeup to...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:28 PM
Cubs starting pitcher Travis Wood wants home plate umpire C.B. Bucknor to know there’s an inside corner.
But the shoelaces were a strike?
Showing great savvy in adjusting to Bucknor’s sometimes incomprehensible strike zone...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:25 PM
Robin Ventura? I guess this means "All in" is now "Everybody out of the Pool!" The only way this works is if Ventura gets to grow as they let the kids play as KW was quoted as saying recently. Otherwise, if they get a bench coach with managerial...
| May 20, 2012
| 2:54 PM
During spring training, Jake Peavy said he wouldn’t try to become a pitcher who relies on guile after surgery robbed him of the power he used to have. Peavy lied, and good for him. He has become as smart as he is good. When he lost the plate in...
| May 2, 2011
| 8:34 AM
It doesn’t do any good to fire Ozzie Guillen. It doesn’t do any good because he’s not to blame. The White Sox players are.
Blame them. Trade them. This Sox season is o-vuh.
Sox management shoved “All In,’’...
| May 15, 2011
| 7:04 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — After completing a 6-3 West Coast trip Sunday with a harrowing 4-3 win over the Athletics, manager Ozzie Guillen made a request for the White Sox.
"Go home and play better for our fans," he said. "They deserve that. We owe them...