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White Sox Weekly: Turn back the clock to 1993 with Ozzie, Rock, the Big Hurt and Nick Madrigal (who wasn’t born yet)

7/16/2018
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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz bring you the week in White Sox Baseball: Darrin Jackson joins the show with his All-Star break thoughts and some positives to look at despite a frustrating first half; they guys chat with 2018 first-rounder Nick Madrigal as he embarks on his pro career and reports to Kannapolis, they also catch up with Tim Raines and Ozzie Guillen at Guaranteed Rate Field as the Sox pay tribute to the ’93 AL West Champs; Frank Thomas […]

Duration:01:22:39

Ozzie Guillen: “I think [Sox] are doing the right thing, we have to be patient… I’m not a patient guy”

7/16/2018
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White Sox legend as a player and manager, Ozzie Guillen joins Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz as the Sox celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1993 AL West Champion team at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Duration:00:12:04

HOFer Tim Raines: “Sure the chicks dig the long ball, but I think the fans are just as excited by guys running the bases”

7/16/2018
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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowit visit with the Hall of Famer Tim Raines, who helped celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1993 AL West Champion Sox this weekend at Guaranteed Rate Field. They talk about the missed opportunity of excellent Sox teams in ’93 and ’94 losing to Toronto and the strike, respectively, finally getting the call to Cooperstown last year, the changing offensive trends in the game that have taken the emphasis off of stolen bases, and more....

Duration:00:12:29

Sox first-rounder Nick Madrigal: “I’m just excited to get things going”

7/15/2018
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White Sox IF and the fourth overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft, Nick Madrigal joins Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz as he begins his pro career with the Class A Kannapolis Intimidators. He talks about setting personal goals throughout his baseball career and getting support from his family, the size-related comparisons to Jose Altuve that have popped up, comfort with playing defense around the infield, his method of handling the pressure that goes with being a high draft pick, […]

Duration:00:16:50

White Sox Weekly (7/7/18): Teams on opposite ends of a ‘rebuild’ collide

7/9/2018
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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz bring you the week in White Sox Baseball: the guys take some calls and get your thoughts on the rebuild as the Sox get a taste of what the finished product might look like with Astros in Houston; Paul Sullivan checks in postgame from Minute Maid Park; Harry Caray’s bartender Frankie O talks about an upcoming charity event as Guaranteed Rate Field; Carm visits with high A Winston-Salem manager and longtime big league SS Omar Vizquel, and more.

Duration:01:17:06

WS Dash manager Omar Vizquel talks Sox prospects and more: “It’s a pleasure to work with these guys”

7/9/2018
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Mark Carman talks with 11-time Gold Glove shortstop and Winston-Salem Dash manager Omar Vizquel, who shares his outlook on some of the highly touted White Sox prospects that have played for him like Luis Robert, Joel Booker and Dylan Cease, teaching himself English early in his playing career (with some motivation from his wife), his eventual goal to manage in the big leagues, and more.

Duration:00:16:08

White Sox Weekly (6/30/18): James Fegan, Daniel Palka, Roger Bossard & more

7/2/2018
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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz bring you the week in White Sox baseball: Tuesday’s marathon win against the Twins sparks a debate about sitting through lengthy rain delays with your kids; The Athletic lead Sox writer James Fegan talks Shields/Abreu trade outlook and regressions for Dylan Covey and Yoan Moncada; Carm sits down for some one-on-one time with Daniel Palka, we get to know a little more about the great “Sodfather” Roger Bossard, and more.

Duration:01:17:01

The Athletic’s James Fegan on possible Abreu deal: “I really don’t think…the offers are all the sudden going to rise to the levels to pry him loose”

7/2/2018
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The Athletic lead White Sox writer James Fegan joins Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz to cover a range of Sox topics including the possibility of dealing James Shields and Jose Abreu, the respective setbacks for Miguel Gonzalez’ rehab and Dylan Covey’s performance, Yoan Moncada’s struggles with routine plays despite his elite athletic ability, how the club is projecting Charlie Tilson as an outfield piece, and more.

Duration:00:14:10

The Beat Full Show (6/30/18): Carm debuts ‘Stayin’ a Cav’, what’s exciting about the World Cup & more

7/1/2018
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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz are back with The Beat: The guys talk a little NBA free agency and Carm weighs in on LeBron’s next decision in song parody form; Adam Hoge checks in after throwing out the first pitch at Guaranteed Rate Field and we revisit our greatest sports achievements; we get a World Cup primer from soccer advocate (and son of former Sting owner Lee Stern) Kenny Stern, and more.

Duration:00:50:03

White Sox Weekly (6/23/18): Farmio and DJ check in, the sportsmanship behind trick plays & more

6/25/2018
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Mark Carman and Kevin Powell bring you the week in White Sox Baseball: Darrin Jackson joins the show after the Sox drop a 7-6 tilt to the A’s and talks about Dylan Covey establishing himself in the conversation as a future rotation piece and Lucas Giolito trying to find consistency with his delivery; Ed Farmer then checks in from a postgame round of golf and discusses his off-the-field interest in stem cell therapy and helping transplant patients with post-op care; […]

Duration:01:06:35

White Sox Weekly (6/16/18): Jam-packed Father’s Day Weekend

6/18/2018
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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz bring you the week in White Sox baseball: Jason Benetti and Darrin Jackson join the show after the Sox drop a 7-5 bout to the Tigers; SVP of Sales/Marketing Brooks Boyer talks about ‘Sox Serve Week’ and the upcoming ‘BasebALL: One Game for All’ initiative; we hear from pitching coach Don Cooper on Dylan Covey’s rebound and the rest of the Sox pitching staff as they navigate the early stretch of the rebuild; Adam Engel […]

Duration:01:21:32

A Father’s Day conversation with Adam and Jeff Engel

6/17/2018
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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz sit down for a special Father’s Day chat with Sox CF Adam Engel and his dad Jeff, who talk about Adam’s life in sports and journey to the big leagues through both of their eyes, Jeff’s pride in the work that the White Sox players do in the community, and much more.

Duration:00:12:20

Don Cooper: “People say we’re two years into the rebuild, but really, from the pitching end we’re three months into it”

6/17/2018
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Mark Carman sits down with White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper, who covers a wide range of topics on the Sox hurlers, including Dylan Covey’s resurgence and confidence, whether or not Lucas Giolito would be better served by a stint in AAA to work out some of his command issues, James Shields’ late career ‘metamorphosis’, and more.

Duration:00:11:47

White Sox Weekly (6/9/19): Hostetler draft recap, Matt Klug, more with Hawk Harrelson

6/11/2018
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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz bring you the week in White Sox Baseball: Scouting director Nick Hostetler joins the show to talk about the team’s draft haul, including 4th overall pick Nick Madrigal; the guys visit with 38th round pick Matt Klug, who talks about persevering in high school ball after the loss of both parents, and his career plans now that he’s got a relationship with a big league club; we hear more from Carm and Harry’s in-depth talk with Hawk Harrelson, who talks about...

Duration:01:09:17

White Sox draft pick Matt Klug: “It’s just been such an amazing last couple of days”

6/11/2018
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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz talk with Brockwood High School OF Matt Klug, who the White Sox took with the 38th pick of the MLB Draft. He talks about his improbable path to the Sox organization and overcoming the loss of both of parents in a short span, what went through his mind when Sox scout Kevin Burrell reached out to him, how Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman helped inspire him to persevere, his future career goals, and more.

Duration:00:14:28

Doing it his way: Ken “Hawk” Harrelson covers all bases with Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz

6/4/2018
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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz visit with legendary longtime White Sox broadcaster Ken “Hawk” Harrelson for an in-depth chat about a while array of baseball and Sox topics including how he’s adjusting to semi-retirement, his infamous temper and the difference between ‘Hawk’ and ‘Kenny’ on the links and the diamond, what he loves about Rickys Renteria and Fowler, overcoming his tumultuous early life and more about his new book Hawk: I Did It My Way, available now where books are sold....

Duration:00:48:28

White Sox Weekly (6/2/18): Hawk Harrelson, Nick Hostetler, Scott Merkin and a new Kopech song

6/4/2018
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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz bring you the week in White Sox baseball live from the Guaranteed Rate Field broadcast level: we hear from Danny Farquhar on his return to the mound to throw out the first pitch in Friday’s game; we have parts 1 and 2 of an extended conversation with Hawk Harrelson; Sox Scouting director Nick Hostetler joins the show ahead of this week’s MLB Draft, MLB.com Sox beat writer Scott Merkin reports from the clubhouse; Harry unveils a new Michael Kopech-themed song...

Duration:01:36:30

Sox Scouting Dir. Nick Hostetler: Draft focus “will be the best player available for us at the time”

6/4/2018
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White Sox Director of Scouting Nick Hostetler joins Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz as the Sox prepare for the MLB Draft, which kicks off on Monday night at 6pm CT. He talks about the keys to putting together a solid draft plan and the importance of knowing your own staff in addition to the players, how much value the organization puts on off-the-field character; possible picks at # 4 like Florida RHP Brady Singer, and more.

Duration:00:15:26

White Sox Weekly (5/27/18): Charlie Tilson, James Fegan, Jace Fry, Stone reactions & more

5/27/2018
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Mark Carman and Kevin Powell bring you the week in White Sox baseball: The guys discuss the Manny Machado hysteria and the need for a key acquisition down the road whenever the Sox are ready to turn the corner; we hear from Steve Stone on Lucas Giolito’s command issues and Welington Castillo’s PED suspension; Carm sits down with hometown product and Sox OF Charlie Tilson; Kevin chats with lefty reliever Jace Fry about his series of strong outings to start 2018; The Athletic Sox beat...

Duration:01:11:02

The Athletic’s James Fegan talks Omar Vizquel’s managerial chops, Dylan Cease bringing the heat & more

5/27/2018
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Mark Carman and Kevin Powell talk with The Athletic Chicago White Sox beat writer James Fegan, fresh off a stint on the road with High A Winston-Salem Dash. He talks about manager Omar Vizquel thriving working with the young Sox prospects and what’s next for flame-throwing righthander Dylan Cease; they also discuss issues with the big club including realistic expectations for Carson Fulmer, Lucas Giolito’s trouble mixing pitches effectively, Manny Machado as an offseason possibility and...

Duration:00:12:29