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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.




Sox Machine Live!: Swept away in Oakland

Recorded: 4/18/2018 Oakland has been hell to the Chicago White Sox and it was no exception as they were swept by the A's. How will the White Sox handle Miguel Gonzalez and Carson Fulmer if neither are effective and it appears that Michael Kopech could be ready? We also say goodbye to Courtney Hawkins, and preview the upcoming series against the Houston Astros.


13: White Sox Wake-Up Call: April 18, 2018

Here's your White Sox Wake-Up Call for April 18, 2018: * The White Sox lose again; Miguel Gonzalez and a listless lineup combine for another uninspiring night. * Luis Basabe homers for Winston-Salem to stay ahead of the other Dash outfielders in the race to Birmingham. * An investment group in Portland puts bids in for land to build a baseball stadium, potentially paving the way for expansion or relocation.


Sox Machine Live!: A weird night in Toronto

Recorded: 4/4/2018 The White Sox lost two out of three against the Toronto Blue Jays but did manage to win the last game of the series thanks to a weird fifth inning. We break down what happened and preview the upcoming home opening weekend series against the Detroit Tigers. Presented by SeatGeek and Draft.


White Sox Wake-Up Call: April 4, 2018

Here's your White Sox Wake-Up Call for April 4, 2018: * Recap of the White Sox' 14-5 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays * A discussion of Tim Anderson's eventful evening * Still anticipating the rest of the minor-league roster unveilngs * MLB news: Notable homers all around the league.


Sox Machine on the Radio: Patrick Nolan on 670 the Score

Original airing date: 4/2/2018 Pnoles recaps the White Sox loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.


White Sox Wake Up Call: 4-3-2018

White Sox Wake Up Call for April 3rd, 2018 * Recap of the Chicago White Sox 4-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays * Preview of tonight's contest with Miguel Gonzalez against J.A. Happ on the mound. * White Sox MiLB news as the Birmingham Barons announce their Opening Day roster * MLB Scoreboard as the Washington Nationals remain undefeated, and both the Detroit Tigers and Cincinnati Reds earn their first victories of 2018.


10: Great start to 2018

Guest: Scott Merkin, On this week's show, we are joined by Chicago White Sox beat reporter, Scott Merkin. He shares his insight on Lucas Giolito's first start, the hitting adjustments Matt Davidson made in the offseason, and why he thinks the White Sox could surprise the baseball world and become contenders. We also discuss Welington Castillo's first two games behind the plate and ponder how Rick Renteria will use Nate Jones and Joakim Soria in late-inning situations. This episode is...


Sox Machine Live!: Powerful start to 2018

Recorded: 3/29/2018 Presented by SeatGeek and Draft. What a way to start 2018! The Chicago White Sox roared back from a 4-0 defecit to win 14-7 thanks to Matt Davidson hitting three homers and Tim Anderson adding two of his own. Is this a sign of big things to come from Davidson and Anderson? Plus, we preview this weekend's games against Kansas City as Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo Lopez make their first start of 2018.


MLB Draft Watch: Casey Mize

Guest: Burke Granger, 2080 Ball This is a free preview episode of the MLB Draft Watch. If you would like future episodes of Sox Machine's MLB Draft Watch, subscribe to be a "Friend of the Podcast" on Burke Granger of 2080 Ball recently saw Auburn's RHP Casey Mize pitch against Kentucky. He shares his insights and scouting grades on Mize, plus who some of the top high school prospects are in the Midwest.


9: 2018 Season Predictions

Guest: Kevin Powell, WGN Radio With Opening Day just three days away we deliver our 2018 season predictions for the Chicago White Sox and our World Series picks. This is a big show to kick off 2018 on the right foot and the timecodes are below for the segments. [00:00] Kevin Powell - Discuss the Chicago White Sox clubhouse, why Lucas Giolito could be on the verge of a big season, and Kevin's 2018 picks. [28:00] Josh and Jim discuss the White Sox final 25-man roster and dish out their 2018...


8: 2018 Season Preview - Infielders

We are just 10 days away from Opening Day when James Shields will be starting for the White Sox against Kansas City Royals starter, Danny Duffy at Kauffman Stadium. Last week we previewed the White Sox outfielders and gave our picks on the upcoming season. This week we’ll do the same for the infielders. Will Jose Abreu be traded this season? Will he make the All-Star team? How many home runs will Yoan Moncada hit? Where will Tim Anderson hit in the lineup? Who’ll back up Welington Castillo...


7: 2018 Preview: Outfielders

First of two episodes where we preview the position players for the upcoming 2018 season. Patrick Nolan joins the show to discuss what could be the White Sox plans with the outfield. We'll play Over/Under on preseason projections and which outfielders we think could have a breakout year. This episode is presented by SeatGeek. Use promo code SOXMACHINE at checkout to save $20 off your first purchase.


MLB Draft Watch Episode 2: Matthew Liberatore and Nolan Gorman

Guest: Richard Morin, Arizona Republic This free preview of the MLB Draft Watch show focuses on the unique friendship between two of the top high school prospects. Friends since they were five years old, Matthew Liberatore and Nolan Gorman could be selected in the Top 5 of the 2018 MLB Draft. Richard Morin of the Arizona Republic shares what he has learned about their friendship, how it has helped them on and off-the-field, the improvements they have made, and the much anticipated series...


6: Bad Breaks and Unexpected Battles

Guest: Connor McKnight With Jake Burger missing all of 2018 due to injury, we break down what this means for the White Sox in short and long-term vision at third base. How Carson Fulmer's struggles early have created a position battle for the fifth spot in the starting rotation, and which players we like to earn spots on the 25-man roster. This episode is brought to you by SeatGeek and RxBar. Save $20 off your first ticket purchase by using promo code SOXMACHINE on the SeatGeek app. For...


5: Cactus League 2018 Opening Week

Guest: Dan Szymborski, Opening week of the Cactus League is underway and the Chicago White Sox are off to a good start thanks to the top prospects. We share who has impressed us in the first few games, preview Michael Kopech's first start, and the latest on Micker Adolfo's injury. Our guest this week is Dan Szymborski of He'll tell us why you should take the over for White Sox wins at Vegas sportsbooks, the impact that Mike Moustakas could have, and why Jose Abreu is the...


Sox Machine on the Radio: 2/22/2018- Jim Margalus with 670 the Score's Mully and Hanley

Recorded: 2/22/2018 Jim Margalus joins 670 the Score's Mully and Hanley to discuss expectations for the 2018 Chicago White Sox season. Along with which young players need to take a step forward this season? Who could be the White Sox future CF? Oh and of course, Curling.


Sox Machine on the Radio: ESPN 1000 2-20-2018

Recorded: 2-20-2018 Josh Nelson joins Jonathan Hood of ESPN 1000 to discuss what would make 2018 a successful season for the White Sox. Plus, could Jose Abreu be an All-Star in 2018? Will Avisail Garcia be traded at the deadline?


4: Hot Stove (Finally) Cooking

Guest: Teddy Cahill, Baseball America On this week's show we discuss the latest big transactions that occurred. Eric Hosmer signing with the San Diego Padres, Jake Odorizzi to the Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Rays DFA Corey Dickerson, and the White Sox DFA Dylan Covey. Ok, that last one is not major but we break the moves down and how they impact the White Sox. Our guest is Teddy Cahill of Baseball America to preview the 2018 College Baseball season which is already underway. Will Florida have...


3: The Future of Pitching

Presented by SeatGeek. Use promo code SOXMACHINE for $20 off your first purchase at Guest: Harry Pavlidis, Baseball Prospectus Pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training this week which gives us an opportunity to nerd out what is happening on the mound. Our good friend Harry Pavlidis of Baseball Prospectus joins the show to share the latest on pitch tunnels, why we will see more breaking pitches in 2018, and breakdown PECOTA's 2018 projection for the White Sox. Harry...


2: 2018 Top White Sox Prospects

Presented by SeatGeek. Save $20 off your first order using promo code SOXMACHINE when buying tickets. Guest: Jim Callis, On this week's episode we take a deep dive look at the Chicago White Sox top prospects and where they rank on major publications Top 100 lists. We have thoughts from ESPN's Keith Law, and an interview with Jim Callis from Plus, your questions in P.O. Sox and the continued off-season drama between players and the league as many free agents have yet to sign.


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