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The South Side Sox podcast is a weekly podcast dedicated to the Chicago White Sox, from the same crowd that brings you, the world's most venerable Chicago White Sox blog and community.

The South Side Sox podcast is a weekly podcast dedicated to the Chicago White Sox, from the same crowd that brings you, the world's most venerable Chicago White Sox blog and community.
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The South Side Sox podcast is a weekly podcast dedicated to the Chicago White Sox, from the same crowd that brings you, the world's most venerable Chicago White Sox blog and community.




22: White Sox Wake-Up Call: June 19, 2018

Here's the rundown for your White Sox Wake-Up Call: * RECAP: Cy Covey has an off night, as the Sox fall to Cleveland 6-2. * ON THE FARM: It's the minor league All-Star break, but one report says several Sox prospects will soon be promoted. * AROUND THE LEAGUE: The Nationals get a jump on hot stove season by trading for Kelvin Herrera.


21: First Half MiLB Awards

The Rundown: * Recap the Detroit Tigers series in which the offense let down in crucial situations. With only nine home runs in June, what are the causes in lack of production? * This Tuesday, three of the White Sox affliates (Birmingham, Winston-Salem, Kannapolis) are entering their All-Star break. We recap how the prospects have been doing while handing out our awards for best hitter/pitcher, breakout prospect, and most improved. * We answer your questions in P.O. Sox


Sox Machine Live!: Showing life

The Rundown: * The Chicago White Sox split with the Cleveland Indians putting them at 8-6 in June. Thanks to the pitching, they've put together a nice little run but how much longer can it last? * Tim Anderson and Yoan Moncada are in a slump. How are pitchers attacking them and what adjustments could they make to get back on track. * Preview the upcoming series against the Detroit Tigers. Can the White Sox fare better last time they played them at home?


White Sox Wake Up Call: June 14, 2018

The Rundown: * Dylan Covey outduels Trevor Bauer as the White Sox win a tight game over the Indians, 3-2. * Down in the minors, the Winston-Salem Dash magic number shrinks to 2 games for the first half title. * Around the league, Washington's Juan Soto does something only Ken Griffey Jr. has at Yankee Stadium.


White Sox Wake-Up Call: June 13, 2018

Here's what's in your Wake-Up Call: * LAST NIGHT: The White Sox are winless no more against Cleveland. * TONIGHT: Dylan Covey will get tested, both by facing an opponent for a second time and facing Trevor Bauer. * FARM: Spencer Adams gets promoted, and the affiliates go 6-0. * LEAGUE: Miguel Cabrera is done for the year, and the bad teams are getting worse.


21: White Sox Wake-Up Call: June 12, 2018

Here's the rundown of your White Sox Wake-Up Call: * RECAP: Lucas Giolito keeps Giolito-ing. * PREVIEW: James Shields faces off against Adam Plutko. * ON THE FARM: The Sox get good news about Alec Hansen and Micker Adolfo. * AROUND MLB: The Angels insist that Shohei Ohtani does not need Tommy John surgery.


20: 2018 MLB Draft Recap with Jim Callis

Guest: Jim Callis, The Rundown: * Surprise! The Chicago White Sox won a series in Boston thanks to outstanding starting pitching. Can this level of performance last? * We preview the upcoming series against Cleveland who is also pitching very well. * Recapping the 2018 MLB Draft is our friend, Jim Callis. He shares his thoughts on why the White Sox picked Nick Madrigal over Brady Singer, how good Steele Walker and Konnor Pilkington can be, and names to watch for the 2019 MLB...


13: Rock Bottom

Guest: Dan Szymborski, ESPN The Rundown: * Josh shares his thoughts about the frustration surrounding the worst start ever. * Guest Dan Szymborski shares the latest ZiPS projections which include odds of the White Sox having the first pick of the 2019 MLB Draft. Also, why Lucas Giolito should be sent to AAA, no need to worry about Yoan Moncada, and which teams does ZiPS like the most.


Sox Machine Live!: How to solve the roster puzzle

Recorded: 6/7/2018 The rundown: – Why did the White Sox send Bummer down for Cedeno? – Recap Twins series – Preview Red Sox series and guess what move Rick Hahn will make to add Carlos Rodon in the rotation


White Sox Wake Up Call: June 7, 2018

The Rundown: * White Sox beat the Twins, 5-2, in large thanks to Tim Anderson's big night at the plate. * Today's matchup features James Shields who has five consecutive starts of pitching seven-plus innings without allowing more than three runs. * Day 2 of the Luis Robert watch Kannapolis was fun as he went 2-for-5 with a two RBI and a stolen base. * Elsewhere in the majors, Shohei Ohtani left his start early due to a blister, and it got crazy in Wrigley Field as Jason Heyward hit a...


White Sox Wake-Up Call: June 6, 2018

Good morning. This Wake-Up Call, she's a loaded one. * The White Sox made eight picks on the second day of the MLB Draft, including twice as many high schoolers as usual. * The Sox split a doubleheader in Minnesota, although they held multiple-run leads in both games. The eighth inning posed problems. * Luis Robert made his stateside debut to headline a busy day on the farm. * Max Scherzer is the first to 10 wins, and the Dodgers are back to .500 in a hurry.


20: White Sox Wake-Up Call: June 5, 2018

Here's the rundown for your White Sox Wake-Up Call for June 5, 2018: * DRAFT RECAP: The Sox take Nick Madrigal at #4, despite questions about conflicts in their draft room. * DOUBLEHEADER PREVIEW: Reynaldo Lopez and Lucas Giolito take the hill, as the Sox welcome back Matt Davidson and Kevan Smith. * DOWN ON THE FARM: Eloy Jimenez's hit streak ends, Zack Collins's hot streak continues.


2018 MLB Draft Show

Recorded: 6/4/2018 Brian Bilek, James Fox, and Jim Osborn join Josh Nelson to analyze the top 2018 MLB Draft picks.


19: 2018 Draft Day

Guest: Burke Granger, 2080 Baseball Rundown: * The White Sox won a series! Against the NL's best team! With how well Dylan Covey has been pitching, and Carlos Rodon returning, what will the starting rotation look like next week? * Lots of MLB Draft discussion as we tackle the possible drama inside the White Sox war room if the decision comes down to Nick Madrigal or Brady Singer. * Burke Granger from 2080 Baseball will share his scouting reports on the game's top draft prospects, and who...


White Sox Wake Up Call: June 1, 2018

Rundown: * Tonight starts a three-game series as the Milwaukee Brewers come into town. * The White Sox minor league affiliates all won thanks to three terrific starting performances. * Around the league, Clayton Kershaw is back, and the National League race is still a tight one.


Sox Machine Live!: Crushed in Cleveland

Recorded: 5/30/2018 Rundown: * Jose Abreu gets frustrated * Lessons learned from Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo Lopez starts against Cleveland * Is Tim Anderson finding his groove? * What’s the cause of Yoan Moncada’s slump in May? * Preview the upcoming series against the Milwaukee Brewers


19: White Sox Wake-Up Call: May 30, 2018

Here's the rundown for your White Sox Wake-Up Call: * RECAP: The Sox fell to the Indians 7-3 behind another shaky outing from Lucas Giolito. * PREVIEW: Reynaldo Lopez faces off against Corey Kluber. * ON THE FARM: Carlos Rodon dominated AAA hitters in potentially his final rehab start. * AROUND THE LEAGUE: The Mets lose two, count 'em two starters.


White Sox Wake-Up Call: May 29, 2018

Good morning. Here's what's in today's Wake-Up Call: * The White Sox might've ruined your Memorial Day with a meltdown in the fifth inning against the Indians. * Lucas Giolito gets a chance to redeem himself tonight. * Michael Kopech threw six strong innings, and there's a Luis Robert sighting in extended spring training. * Tensions are high between the Cubs and Pirates after Anthony Rizzo's iffy slide, the Rays and A's took forever to score, and Justin Verlander tipped his cap.


18: An early look at Jose Abreu's trade market

Guest: Eric Longenhagen, Fangraphs The rundown: * Jose Abreu is having a terrific start to 2018 which naturally raises the question during this rebuilding phase if he will be traded by July 31st? We breakdown how much Abreu still means to the White Sox which two teams could use Abreu the most. * Preview the series in Cleveland as the Indians bullpen might finally be a welcome sight for White Sox hitters. * Our guest is Eric Longenhagen from who shares his thoughts of Alec...


Sox Machine Live!: Welington Castillo leaves the White Sox in quite a mess

Recorded 5/24/2018 Rundown: * With Welington Castillo's suspension we discuss what the impacts are short and long-term at the catching position. * Leury Garcia on the DL also forces Rick Hahn to promote Charlie Tilson. But why are they signing minor league outfielders for Charlotte and not promoting Eloy Jimenez? * Preview the upcoming road series against the Detroit Tigers