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The White Sox Podcast For Fans, By Fans.

The White Sox Podcast For Fans, By Fans.

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United States

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The White Sox Podcast For Fans, By Fans.

Language:

English

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773-653-4398


Episodes

How Umps Impact White Sox Games

4/17/2021
The creator of an innovative Umpire Scorecard system, Ethan Singer, joins the show to talk about just how much an ump can impact a game. Find out how you can get the umpire scores for every White Sox game. Chris also shares some untold stories from the stands during Carlos Rodon's no-hitter, while Ed theorizes that lineup consistency may be the key to waking up some dormant Sox bats. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your...

Duration:00:32:34

The White Sox & Andrew Vaughn Paradox

4/13/2021
The season is young, and the White Sox are talented. James Fox (Future Sox, South Side Sox) tells us that there may be some internal turmoil over the use of White Sox prospect Andrew Vaughn within the organization. We connect the dots and explore the possibility of a manager disconnected with his front office when it comes to a very important part of the team's plans for the next decade. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave...

Duration:00:33:39

Party With The People At Cork & Kerry

4/11/2021
Sox In The Basement was LIVE at Cork & Kerry At The Park on Sunday April 10th! Listen As Matt Zawaski from Pinwheels & Ivy joins us in front of a full house to talk about Opening Weekend, the team so far, and the joy of baseball in person! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago...

Duration:00:31:10

The White Sox Are Developing "Super-Hitters"

4/7/2021
Take a break from early season panic to marvel at the White Sox "Super-Hitters" that could be the byproduct of a pandemic. Devin DeYoung from White Sox Player Development joins us from Arizona to explain why a year of focusing on training away from games has the organization's returning minor leaguers ready to take a developmental leap. Plus, MLB had a bad week. But what was their biggest mistake? And should Andrew Vaughn be hitting every day? All of this as we prepare for Sox In The...

Duration:00:32:15

White Sox Excitement & Oddities

4/3/2021
With a lot of expectations and a fanbase that can get worried very easily, Tony La Russa's biggest job may be to keep his young team from getting too high, too low, or too weird. Meanwhile Steve Stone is in mid-season form and we are all here for it! Plus, the guests and giveaways you will get when Sox In The Basement goes LIVE at Cork & Kerry At The Park on Saturday April 10th! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your...

Duration:00:31:02

The 2021 White Sox Are Ready To Go

3/31/2021
Years of rebuilding. A pandemic-shortened season. It all starts to pay off NOW. The White Sox kick off the 2021 season with hope and promise. We preview the entire MLB, plus we preview the opening series with the "All Angels Podcast" as the team heads to Anaheim. Let's Go-Go-Go White Sox! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade...

Duration:00:33:32

White Sox Must Overcome Gut-Punch Jimenez Injury

3/27/2021
The day many White Sox fans dreaded finally happened after Eloy Jimenez injured himself for 5-6 months in the field. What options do the White Sox have now? Jordan Lazowski (Sox on 35th, Diamond Digest) joins us to answer that question, and make a frank warning about moving Andrew Vaughn to LF long-term. Once you can get over your justifiable anger, there is still hope. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and...

Duration:00:32:40

Navigating White Sox Ticketing & Rostering

3/24/2021
The guys navigate the White Sox Ticket Portal for the opening homestand, and have good news for those still hoping to score some seats! Plus, a roster crunch is coming. The addition of relief pitcher Nik Turley, an injury to Adam Engel and the demotion of Reynaldo Lopez may move some pieces around. What do the 26-man and 40-man rosters on Opening Day look like now? Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and...

Duration:00:35:58

White Sox Spring Training OVERREACTIONS!!

3/20/2021
The White Sox have hit the dog days of Spring Training, but there is plenty to (over)react to at this point. From the hitting to the pitching, what can we actually evaluate and what doesn't really matter? We break down the likely everyday lineup(s). Plus, the story of Spring Training may be that there is no real story at all. All aboard the Hype Machine. Join us for "30 Minutes of Sox!" Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave...

Duration:00:32:28

Filling Out The White Sox 2021 Roster

3/17/2021
Baseball writer James Fox tries to help us figure out what the White Sox 26-man and 40-man rosters will look like at the conclusion of Spring Training. Does it matter how well Zack Collins hits in Arizona? Is camp newcomer Billy Hamilton a threat to steal a spot? How different will the pitching staff look at the start compared to the end of this season? Let's ask and answer some questions. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and...

Duration:00:28:37

The Revenge Of Nardi Contreras

3/13/2021
The White Sox have sent instructions to season ticket holders for getting a seat at the first homestand. We break it down and read off some off the new ballpark rules that stood out to us. Plus, former pitching coach Don Cooper got a little nuts on Chicago radio this week. Somewhere Nardi Contreras is smiling. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris and his buddy Ed sit at...

Duration:00:31:03

Spring Training Updates With Scot Gregor

3/10/2021
White Sox beat reporter Scot Gregor of the Daily Herald checks in to discuss his pick for the 26th man on the roster, why the official announcement of fans in the stands will actually help White Sox players perform, and why you shouldn't worry about Spring Training standings. Plus, the guys break down Sox players on a list of top guys to build a team around. And we prepare for April 10th at Cork & Kerry At The Park with you! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen....

Duration:00:36:27

The White Sox Need Their Fans

3/6/2021
While most of MLB will have fans in the stands on Opening Day, the White Sox may have a problem. We explain why it may be time for Jerry Reinsdorf to use his money and power for good so Sox fans can start enjoying their team in person. Meanwhile, the Spring Training position battles may not mean very much when you do some roster math. And just as all is lost, and old friend gives us the perfect alternative to Sox In The Basement Fest. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions!...

Duration:00:33:34

The Pope Ordains White Sox Pitching As Awesome

3/3/2021
Before the boys unveil a new segment that was born after a night of celebratory beers, they welcome back "The Pope" Donn Pall. Listen as the former White Sox pitcher breaks down the staff, talks about the pressures of Spring Training, and gives advice to Michael Kopech, Garrett Crochet and Carlos Rodon. Plus, Tony La Russa may very well be Tim Anderson's spirit animal. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and...

Duration:00:34:25

A Solid White Sox Week...And Then Rick Hahn

2/27/2021
White Sox Insider Scott Merkin of MLB.com joins us from Camelback Ranch in the middle of the party that is Spring Training. Merk gives us the story of camp so far, the lowdown on the White Sox rotation plans, and word on Joes Abreu's COVID-19 diagnosis. It was a great week. Then Rick Hahn started talking about Sox fans. Some solid advice is given to the White Sox GM. Plus, ticket details and the more confirmed guests for Sox In The Basement Fest on 3/20/21 at Blue Island Beer...

Duration:00:36:42

The White Sox Roster May Not Be As Expected

2/24/2021
Yoan Moncada is quite the star. In fact, he has a music video! He will make the White Sox initial roster out of Spring Training, but we will explain that some "expected" members of the 2021 White Sox may not make this team. Plus, ticket details and the first confirmed guests for Sox In The Basement Fest on 3/20/21 at Blue Island Beer Company will be announced! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions...

Duration:00:34:44

White Sox Spring Training Buzz Begins

2/20/2021
Pitchers are pitching. Catchers are catching. Tony La Russa is talking. Rick Hahn is hyping. The White Sox are sending out interesting fan surveys. And our guest, 47-year Chicago sports radio vet George Ofman, has been watching since before Reinsdorf & La Russa were together the first time! Strap in for a revealing episode. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris and his...

Duration:00:35:34

For Fans, By Fans, All White Sox...250 Times

2/17/2021
On our 250th Episode, we look at positional battles and the likely winners as White Sox Spring Training begins. (Unfortunately, you'll only see 6 spring games on TV.) Ed and Chris exchange theories on what role Carlos Rodon will actually play this season. Plus, we also announce the first ever SOX IN THE BASEMENT FEST, and give a sneak preview before tickets become available! For Fans, By Fans, All White Sox for 250 times so far...and we've only just begin! Brought to you by Family...

Duration:00:32:57

Prepping For White Sox Spring Training Surprises

2/13/2021
This week we try to look for sneaky roster battles, and give out four non-roster invitees that could make the 2021 White Sox out of Spring Training. Plus, we preview what to look for from the younger guys with beat report James Fox of FutureSox & SI's South Side Sox. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement...

Duration:00:33:39

Spinning White Sox Positivity

2/10/2021
The guys try to take a positive outlook as White Sox analyst Jordan Lazowski from Sox On 35th and Diamond Digest explains which off-season move meant the most. Will the White Sox start Andrew Vaughn at DH on Opening Day? Can they truly compete with the field in a postseason series? Do the guys expect fans in the stands when the season starts? What's with the new baseballs? The answers will probably surprise you. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share....

Duration:00:34:58