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Emma: Hopes Are Sky-High For White Sox

By Chris Emma-

CHICAGO (CBS) — This is a new year. A new beginning. You made a promise.

Those words flashed before the eyes of several thousand in a packed Hilton ballroom, the lyrics of A Great Big World’s cheesy song blaring through a team-created pump-up video. 579 more words


Reinsdorf Pulls Cubs Zinger At SoxFest

CHICAGO (CBS) — Jerry Reinsdorf, owner of the White Sox and Bulls, is one of Chicago’s most important sports figures. He’s hoping to even see the neighbors to the north, the Cubs, win a championship. 203 more words


White Sox Add Veterans Jesse Crain and Geovany Soto

The Chicago White Sox continued their offseason overhaul today by signing reliever Jesse Crain and catcher Geovany Soto to minor league deals.

Both veterans receive an invite to big league camp as part of their pacts with Chicago. 371 more words

Cheap Seat Chronicles

I'm back and ready...

OK, it’s been much too long since I’ve attended to—or even thought about—this particular blog. With other writing tasks enough to fill up most mornings (when I write), I have been very neglectful of picking up where I left off on All Things White Sox. 376 more words

General Commentary

A Sense of Direction on the South Side

Since their 2005 World Series triumph, the Chicago White Sox have been to the Playoffs one time. In that span, they have compiled a cumulative record of 718 wins to 741 losses, a .492 win percentage. 1,110 more words

Cubs acquire Dexter Fowler in a trade with the Astros

Update #2 (11:10 AM ET): Jeff Passan of Yahoo sports reports that third baseman Luis Valbuena is also going to the Astros.

Update (10:58 AM ET): … 161 more words

"Hot Stove": Lester & Shark Converge On The Windy City

One thing’s for certain, it’s going to be an interesting summer in Chicago.

Both the Cubs and the White Sox have made significant upgrades to their teams… it’s telling that both teams are each getting their second “Hot Stove” custom this winter, while the teams I want to make customs for – my Mets and Orioles – have a grand total of one between them. 136 more words