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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! : A new way of doing business

Presented by RXBAR. Visit to save 25% off your first order of RXBAR protein bars. Our first Sox Machine podcast focuses on the MLB off-season and what the White Sox have achieved. Thanks to Yahoo! Sports, Jeff Passan, it appears clear that teams are operating in a different manner than before. How will that impact the near future, especially for the White Sox, who could be ready to make significant additions soon. Speaking of additions, we break down how Rick Hahn has addressed...

Duration: 00:56:05

Introducing the Sox Machine Podcast

We've got news as some things are changing for 2018 and beyond.

Duration: 00:02:21

Episode 160: Much ado about Manny Machado

Presented by SeatGeek The Winter Meetings are over and there wasn't a lot of activity overall. A few relievers signed but the biggest rumor out of Orlando was the serious interest in Manny Machado, especially from the White Sox. What does this rumor mean? How would adding Machado now help the White Sox rebuild? Are they ready for a quick transition from rebuilder to contender? What kind of deal would make sense in acquiring Machado? Is it even worth it? We tackle those questions and yours...

Duration: 01:03:03

Episode 159: The calm before the storm

Presented by SeatGeek The MLB offseason is off to a quiet start as we wait for Shohei Ohtani and Giancarlo Stanton find a home, but the White Sox did pull off a trade for Thyago Vieira. We debate if he can make the 25-man roster and help the White Sox bullpen in 2018. Our guest this week is Jim Callis from and MLBPipeline. He shares his thoughts about Vieira, how the pending Braves punishment will impact the prospect market, and a recap of the Arizona Fall League.

Duration: 01:17:39

SSS on the Radio: Josh Nelson MLB Hot Stove Roundtable

Airing date: 11-15-2017 Josh Nelson joins Jonathan Hood to discuss the White Sox offseason plans. Would Rick Hahn pursue Joe Giriadi as manager? Who could be some targets for the White Sox to sign this offseason? What did we learn from this postseason?

Duration: 00:15:39

Episode 154: The 2nd Wave

Presented by SeatGeek Guest: Curt Bloom, Birmingham Barons On this episode, we recap another September series win for the Chicago White Sox this time over the Kansas City Royals. Should we begin to believe that Avisail Garcia is a 3 Win player? Is this the best month we've seen from Tim Anderson? If Carlos Rodon needs shoulder surgery what does that do for the 2018 rotation? Plus a look at the second wave of prospects for the White Sox with voice of the Birmingham Barons, Curt Bloom. He...

Duration: 01:06:47

South Side Sox Live!: Player Development vs. #1 Pick

Recorded: 9/21/2017 Presented by SeatGeek There is a four-team race for the 2018 #1 draft pick between the White Sox, Giants, Phillies, and Tigers. With the way the Tigers are performing, it would require the White Sox to fall flat on their faces. Is it worth it? Or, would it be better for the long-term future if the White Sox finished 2017 strong? We discuss that topic and the injuries to Nicky Delmonico and Carson Fulmer.

Duration: 00:33:41

Episode 153: Podcast: A new way to rate MLB stadiums

Presented by SeatGeek Guest: Max Schleicher, ReviewTrackers Our guest this week is Max Schleicher of ReviewTrackers. Recently they released a comprehensive look at MLB stadiums. After 130,000 fan reviews, Max explains how they came up with the rankings and why Guaranteed Rate Field is considered the best ballpark for food and drink. While the final ranking is not shocking for GRF it rates better than both Fenway and Wrigley Field. Plus, we recap Tank Bowl II and preview the upcoming series...

Duration: 01:10:26

South Side Sox Live!: Tank Bowl II (Why it's OK for the White Sox to win)

Recorded: 9/13/2017 Presented by SeatGeek The Chicago White Sox have won four of their last six games thanks to the play of Jose Abreu, Tim Anderson, and Yoan Moncada who is starting to get on a roll. What's generating a boost in their performance and is this a sign of bigger things to come before the end of 2017? With the announcement of Shohei Otani coming to MLB this Winter, is it worth the effort for the White Sox to try and win his services? Even if money isn't a big factor, what are...

Duration: 00:37:15

Episode 152: 2017 MiLB Awards

Presented by SeatGeek We present the South Side Sox Minor League Awards. 253 readers and listeners participated in voting for Hitter of the Year, Pitcher of the Year, and Breakout Performance of the Year. Sharing our choices, we also announce this year's winners. Dealing with loved ones impacted by Hurricane Irma, Jose Abreu had one of his best series since joining the White Sox. He's having a great season with an opportunity to surpass previous career highs. Is this bounce back season from...

Duration: 01:07:18

South Side Sox Live!: Tank Bowl

Recorded 9/7/2017 Presented by SeatGeek We discuss the recent news of Carlos Rodon's shoulder issues and ponder if it's best to have Rodon sit out the rest of 2017. Can the Indians wins 20 games in a row, and what was up with Trevor Bauer and Avisail Garcia? Plus, we preview this weekend's Tank Bowl between the San Francisco Giants and Chicago White Sox. Is it really worthwhile to root for losses in this series? How did the most successful team this decade find themselves with one of the...

Duration: 00:42:54

Episode 151: Goodness gracious, Giolito

Presented by SeatGeek Guest: Scott Merkin, Terrific back-to-back starts from Lucas Giolito is starting to inspire hope of a future White Sox starting rotation that could dominate. What has been clicking for him since joining Chicago? A friend of the podcast, Scott Merkin of shares his insight from the clubhouse about Giolito and updates on key injuries. Plus, we share which players we would like to see called up this week and answer your questions in P.O. Sox.

Duration: 01:06:01

South Side Sox Live!: Why is Miguel Gonzalez still with the White Sox?

Recorded: 8/31/2017 Presented by SeatGeek Teams in the postseason hunt are making last minute deals as Seattle traded for Mike Leake and Los Angeles deals for Justin Upton. With these last minute deals, it does beg the question of why is Miguel Gonzalez still with the White Sox?

Duration: 00:32:51

Episode 150: How does ZiPS like the White Sox future pillars?

Presented by SeatGeek Guest: Dan Szymborski, ESPN For our 150th episode, we thought it would be fitting to look at the White Sox pillars of this rebuild (Carlos Rodon, Tim Anderson, Yoan Moncada) and see if the projection models still like their future. That's why we have our best friend of the podcast, Dan Szymborski join to share what ZiPS thinks about the trio and Nicky Delmonico. Jim visited Kannapolis and Winston-Salem this week. He shares his thoughts about the Dash, Jake Burger, and...

Duration: 01:06:05

South Side Sox Live!: A lot to pitch about

Recorded: 8/24/2017 Presented by SeatGeek On this week's episode we take a deep dive look at the White Sox pitching staff. Lucas Giolito and Carson Fulmer made their first starts with the White Sox, albeit totally different results. Carlos Rodon is on a roll, and James Shields may have reinvented himself. Plus, our thoughts about the Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees royal rumble and what our nicknames would be to put on the Sox Players Weekend uniforms.

Duration: 00:40:15

Episode 149: Living off the fringe

Presented by SeatGeek The Chicago White Sox going through this rebuild transition are living off fringy players and it has generated impact (Not all good) in many phases. White Sox bullpen may only have one arm manager Rick Renteria can count on, but offensively Nicky Delmonico has been a breath of fresh air. We'll discuss which fringe players we think will stick around when the White Sox are contenders again. Our guest this week is Greg Goldstein, prospect writer for Baseball Prospectus....

Duration: 01:16:06

South Side Sox Live!: Hello, Yoan Moncada

Recorded 7/20/2017 Presented by SeatGeek With another big trade as the White Sox ship Todd Frazier, David Robertson, and Tommy Kahnle to New York, it opened up a spot for Yoan Moncada. Finally getting a chance to see him in a White Sox uniform, we recap Moncada's first game and ponder where Rick Renteria will have him in the lineup. Plus, our reaction to the trade with the Yankees and wonder if the return was a bit underwhelming.

Duration: 00:35:18

Episode 144: Goodbye, Jose Quintana

Presented by SeatGeek Guests: Chris Cotillo, SB Nation Jim Callis, This week's show we recap the blockbuster Jose Quintana trade. Why we are shocked it was the Chicago Cubs to acquire Quintana, and how good are the players in return. Plus, we look at the recent trade rumors surrounding Todd Frazier and David Robertson.

Duration: 01:11:59

SSS on the Radio: Josh Nelson talking Quintana trade on ESPN 1000

Broadcast: 7/13/2017 Radio Station: ESPN 1000 - Chicago Josh Nelson speaks with Ben Finfer on ESPN 1000 about the Jose Quintana trade, when will the Sox call up Yoan Moncada, and why Rick Hahn must succeed in Free Agency if this rebuild is going to work.

Duration: 00:15:12

South Side Sox Live!: Is a Jose Quintana trade brewing?

Recorded 7/12/2017 Presented by SeatGeek There seems to be a lot of trade smoke regarding Jose Quintana during the All-Star festivities this past week. We discuss what the odds are that Quintana make's his next start in a White Sox uniform and why the Milwaukee Brewers of all teams could be the one's to land Q. Also, we share our thoughts about the All-Star television features with interviewing players during the game and the most recent White Sox television ratings.

Duration: 00:37:20

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