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Weekly Podcast covering the Chicago White Sox. By Fans, For Fans.

Weekly Podcast covering the Chicago White Sox. By Fans, For Fans.

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United States

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Weekly Podcast covering the Chicago White Sox. By Fans, For Fans.

Language:

English

Contact:

773-653-4398


Episodes

A Breakout And An Unexpected Bust?

2/19/2020
Chris shares two interesting takes on the predicted fortunes of White Sox starters Yoan Moncada and Jose Abreu, while Dave asks if we are all satisfied with Dallas Keuchel's statements on the Houston Astros scandal. This show was recorded while Chris suffered from the flu, but he exposed Dave to it because he wasn't going to put Dave's health above you getting your weekly dose of White Sox talk! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode!...

Duration:00:29:16

Can You Really Project The 2020 White Sox?

2/12/2020
ZiPS, PECOTA...do they really matter when it comes to the 2020 White Sox? Chris Cwik from Yahoo Sports joins the show as Chris and Dave make a case that history suggests you can throw those predicting metrics out this year. Find out which White Sox player is heading for an offensive decline and if it truly matters in the big picture. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a...

Duration:00:32:02

Why Rick Renteria Matters

2/5/2020
Chris is ready to buy a new jersey, but he and Dave have different philosophies when it comes to picking the player name on the back. The boys talk expectations and why manager Rick Renteria matters so much in 2020. In fact, he may be the biggest White Sox story of the year. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of...

Duration:00:31:09

Talking White Sox With Scott Merkin

1/29/2020
Scott Merkin, White Sox beat writer for MLB.com, has a dream job. He also has a well-informed take on lingering White Sox questions. Is Nick Madrigal starting on Opening Day? Will Michael Kopech begin in AAA? Is this a contention window or something more long-term in Rick Hahn's eyes? Answers to those questions and more await you like news of an inevitable Brian Dozier signing. Plus, audio from SoxFest 2020! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the...

Duration:00:32:33

Your SoxFest 2020 Preview

1/22/2020
One of the most anticipated SoxFest weekends in recent years is upon us, and the guys are breaking down the new venue, format, bathroom locations and beer gardens. Chris also gives tips for parents bringing kids, and for White Sox players attending the festivities. Dave and Chris also talk about four possible free agents that could end up on the roster if the team isn't done building for 2020. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode!...

Duration:00:31:30

White Sox Focus On Player Development

1/15/2020
The White Sox announced multiple player development hires across the minor leagues on Monday. One of those new faces brought in to help hitters, Devin DeYoung, joins the show to share his thoughts on coaching young talent. Chris and Dave also take Major League Baseball to task after a light punishment for the Houston Astros while Shoeless Joe Jackson and others remain banned for life. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood...

Duration:00:30:53

Cishek & The Amazing White Sox Off-Season

1/8/2020
James Fox joins the show from the White Sox beat to discuss the off-season as a whole, the next stories to watch, and when exactly he became a psychic. Chris and Dave examine new White Sox relief pitcher Steve Cishek, and why Nick Madrigal could very well start the season in the majors. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the...

Duration:00:29:10

Finding Relief Pitching While 108ing

1/2/2020
Chris and Dave welcome the White Sox Fan Favorites from Section 108. Listen as BeefLoaf, Chorizy-E and MySoxSummer grab a few beers and break down the relief pitching options available to the Chicago White Sox. It's a podcast crossover episode you won't want to miss! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago...

Duration:00:31:11

Dallas Keuchel & Gio Gonzalez Join The White Sox

12/24/2019
A cry of jubilation went up through White Sox Nation this past weekend as the Sox added starting pitchers Dallas Keuchel and Gio Gonzalez. What does their addition to the starting rotation mean for the team? Is Edwin Encarnacion also coming to the White Sox soon? Chris and Dave break it down. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on...

Duration:00:30:27

The White Sox Pitching Paradox

12/18/2019
The White Sox have yet to address their need for starting pitching, and all of the good options seem to be running out. We open the phone lines and talk about options like Hyun-Jin Ryu, Dallas Keuchel, David Price and Caleb Smith. The real question, though, may be "do the White Sox think 2020 is the start of their window?" Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot...

Duration:00:26:43

Nomar Mazara: Winter Meetings Prize

12/11/2019
The White Sox and every other team are at the 2019 MLB Winter Meetings. Tuesday night we finally acquired...Nomar Mazara? Chris breaks down the trade. Sox critic Steve Paradzinski also joins the show as the guys discuss the team's current state of mind. Was there a plan after they struck out on Wheeler, or are they figuring this out as they go along? Is silence good or bad? Who are they looking at now? Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next...

Duration:00:33:07

Were The Sox Stuck On Wheeler?

12/4/2019
Following the Arbitration Tender Deadline, the White Sox are down to 36 players on their 40-man roster and were seemingly stuck on the Zack Wheeler Crazy Train. (UPDATE: Zack Wheeler has signed with Philadelphia.) Before the deal happened, listen as Chris and Dave break down why sticking it out for Wheeler may be detrimental to the White Sox in their pursuit of other Free Agents. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood...

Duration:00:31:47

White Sox Hot Stove On Broil

11/27/2019
Following the signing of Yasmani Grandal and extension of Jose Abreu the White Sox Hot Stove continues to set of that cheap fire alarm in your kitchen. Chris and Dave sort through recent rumors, statements and roster moves that indicate something is coming...maybe. Plus, Chris tries to simplify who Zack Wheeler is and could be if the White Sox acquire him. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans...

Duration:00:30:08

INSTANT REACTION: Yasmani Grandal

11/22/2019
BONUS EPISODE! Chris, Dave and James Fox from FutureSox react to the White Sox free agent signing of Yasmani Grandal. An idea presented on this show months ago actually comes to fruition. What does it mean? We break it down and tell you it's OK to be extra happy about this one. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side...

Duration:00:21:29

Yoshitomo Tsutsugo

11/20/2019
In between a Twitter skirmish caused by one beat reporter throwing shade at another, and Rule 5 decisions to be made, is the tale of Yoshitomo Tsutsugo. Will the White Sox pursue him? Should they? Plus, is it OK to root for Paul Konerko to be in the Hall of Fame while admitting you don't actually think he should be in the Hall of Fame? Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at...

Duration:00:27:10

Off-Season Interview: Chris Cwik

11/16/2019
BONUS EPISODE. The extended, un-edited interview with Chris Cwik (BBWAA & Yahoo Sports). Take a deep dive into free agency and what the White Sox are like with their secrets. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! #30MinutesOfSox #WhiteSox #OffseasonInterviewSeries

Duration:00:25:00

Loose Lips Sink White Sox Deals

11/13/2019
While Dave brings in his pessimistic list of expected Free Agent Signings, Chris breaks down what we have learned this week about possible White Sox pursuits. Yahoo Sports and BBWAA writer Chris Cwik also returns with what he has heard, what he believes, and his take on how the White Sox front office normally operates during the off-season. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave...

Duration:00:32:36

Prove It, White Sox. Compete.

11/6/2019
The White Sox 40-man dropped to 32, and Sox In The Basement listeners weighed in on who should go next once free agent signings start rolling in. Meanwhile Dave doesn't think the White Sox are actually going to have a big off-season, while Chris suggests a free agent acquisition you may not have considered. Plus, we air more Listener GM Moves from our phone line. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong...

Duration:00:31:24

White Sox Roster Armageddon

10/30/2019
A lot of White Sox players are going away this week. Chris tells Dave who needs to be moved off of the 40-man roster to make room for 2020 needs...and nobody is safe. Plus, we air some Listener GM Moves from our phone line. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago...

Duration:00:31:48

Grandal, Bumgarner & Odorizzi...Oh My!

10/23/2019
Chris spends some time with White Sox beat reporter James Fox from Future Sox and From The Sideline Sports gathering knowledge on possible White Sox off-season acquisitions. Who is getting tendered? Who isn't? How much can will the team spend? Who are they targeting? Get the latest and start to form YOUR OWN plan for the 2020 Off-Season! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave a message for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot...

Duration:00:33:13