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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.




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 148: Sweet Swinging Seby Zavala

Presented by SeatGeek Guest: Seby Zavala, Catcher, Winston-Salem This week's show we discuss the Tyler Clippard trade, can Tim Anderson finish with more home runs than Avisail Garcia, Reynaldo Lopez's first start, and what should the White Sox do with Derek Holland. Our guest this week is Winston-Salem Catcher, Seby Zavala. Seby shares how hitting behind Eloy Jimenez makes him a better hitter, what pitches he works on to help Dane Dunning and Alec Hansen's performance, and his views on pitch...

Duration: 01:08:58

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: 00:14:43

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: 00:37:22

Episode 143: Which teams should go all-in?

Presented by SeatGeek Our main discussion point is determining how the playoff contenders should handle the upcoming trade deadline. Which teams are better off keeping their prospects to stand pat because they have good odds of reaching the postseason? Which teams could use a minor upgrade without breaking the pipeline and the teams that need to be ultra aggressive. A friend of the podcast, Dan Szymborski of ESPN shares his great insight on how teams should maneuver July. Plus, Josh and Jim...

Duration: 01:05:47

South Side Sox Live!: Winning by losing

Recorded 7/5/2017 Presented by SeatGeek The Chicago White Sox lost two out of three games against the Oakland A's this week and the season series. There is only a half game difference in record between the A's and White Sox as both teams compete for better draft pick slots. So, with the way the White Sox lost against a fellow rebuilding team, do they come out ahead of Oakland? We discuss the merit of a "Tank Win" and also preview the upcoming series against the Colorado Rockies.

Duration: 00:33:39

Episode 142: A look at the White Sox trade market

Presented by SeatGeek With the International Signing period complete general managers can now focus 100% on the upcoming trade deadline. Just 28 days away, we analyze which teams could be most interested in Jose Quintana, David Robertson, Todd Frazier, and others. Plus, Avisail Garcia is an All-Star and how MLB needs to change replay.

Duration: 01:13:31

South Side Sox Live!: Welcome back, Carlos Rodon

Recorded: 6/29/2017 Presented by SeatGeek The 10-game homestand has been quite rough for the Chicago White Sox, but they did receive some good news as Carlos Rodon was able to make his first start of 2017. At times very shaky, Rodon is still scheduled to make his next start against Oakland. We analyze his first start and look ahead to what adjustment he will need to make against the A's. The MLB Futures Game rosters were announced that includes Yoan Moncada. Will he join the White Sox after...

Duration: 00:32:14

Episode 141: #56 Forever

Presented by SeatGeek Guest: Scott Merkin, In honor of his uniform number being retired, this week's episode remembers the brilliance that was Mark Buehrle's career. Friend of the Podcast, Scott Merkin, shares what it was like covering Buehrle during his peak years and some of his memorable interactions. Josh and Jim recap the Oakland series that went awry. How long is James Shields leash after his Saturday performance? With Carlos Rodon back in the starting rotation, what should be...

Duration: 01:11:06

South Side Sox Live!: Tim Anderson's Sophomore Slump

Recorded 6/22/2017 Presented by SeatGeek On South Side Sox Live! we take a deep dive into Tim Anderson's second season. Off to a rough start, what can he do to improve offensively and defensively? Is there still time to avoid a lost season? Also, we talk about Jose Abreu being on fire and the liklihood of being traded. A new over/under on how many extra base hits Avisail Garcia will have to end the season and preview Mark Buehrle Day.

Duration: 00:36:02

Episode 140: State of the Minor Leagues

Presented by SeatGeek This week's episode focuses on how the Chicago White Sox minor league affliates have fared after the first half of 2017. Which prospects have impressed us the most and who we are looking to watch more of in the second half. We also look at some weird White Sox team stats after 68 games and answer your questions in P.O. Sox

Duration: 01:09:14

South Side Sox Live!: Matt Davidson bringing the boom

Recorded 6/15/2017 Presented by SeatGeek What a series for the Chicago White Sox as they outscored Baltimore 27-20 in four games in large thanks to Matt Davidson. In four straight games Davidson has hit a home run and now leads the team with 14. Is this just a good series, or is this the beginning of bigger things to come? The Sox completed their MLB Draft. We share our thoughts about first rounder, Jake Burger. Also, which picks we liked and which one's have us scratching our heads.

Duration: 00:37:44

Episode 139: MLB Draft Wishlist

Presented by SeatGeek Guest: Dan Szymborski, ESPN Happy Draft Day! First round begins today and we’ll be streaming live at 6 pm CT covering the White Sox selection at pick 11. We share our wishlist’s on the types of players the White Sox should select. With Todd Frazier’s recent surge this past week (9-for-22 with 3 HR), is there still time for him to salvage his trade value? Dan Szymborski stops by to share the latest ZiPS projections in baseball and parity within the game. With so many...

Duration: 01:03:55

South Side Sox Live!: Ricky's boys and All-Star Avi

Recorded 6/8/2017 Presented by SeatGeek On South Side Sox Live! we discuss Rick Renteria's lineup changes as it's gotten a bit weird to see the likes of Leury Garcia and Yolmer Sanchez lead off one game, and then the next bat 9th. Is this hurting the White Sox offensive flow? Plus, Avisail Garcia is making a race to becoming an American League All-Star starter. Carlos Rodon's rehab start, Michael Kopech starting the AA All-Star game and preview the upcoming Cleveland Indians series.

Duration: 00:39:11

Episode 138: 2017 MLB Draft Preview

Presented by SeatGeek Guest: Jim Callis, What a horrible weekend for the Chicago White Sox as they were swept out of Detroit. Starting pitching has suffered recently and we debate if the early good performances were an illusion. Also how soon should we see James Shields and Carlos Rodon making starts for the White Sox. A big focus on this week's show is the MLB Draft, and a friend of the podcast, Jim Callis, helps us with the newest info. If Jeren Kendall drops to #11, would he be a...

Duration: 01:14:01

South Side Sox Live!: Life without Hawk

Recorded 6/1/2017 Presented by SeatGeek With the announcement that Hawk Harrelson will be retiring after 2018, Jim and Josh ponder what life will be without Hawk. Who we would like to see Hawk call his final game with and special guests to join him during the season. Also, what does this mean for Steve Stone's future calling games for the White Sox? Also, with another clunker from Jose Quintana what is the liklihood that he gets traded during the season?

Duration: 00:36:36

Episode 137: The Condor Returns

Presented by SeatGeek Guests: Connor McKnight, White Sox Pre and Postgame Radio Host "The Injury Expert", Will Carroll. We recap the exciting news of Luis Robert officially signing with the Chicago White Sox and a great weekend series against Detroit with Chicago White Sox Radio host, Connor McKnight. Also previewing what should be a marquee matchup as The Condor, Chris Sale, returns to face the White Sox for the first time. While it was great to see Tyler Danish and Adam Engel make first...

Duration: 01:11:39

South Side Sox Live!: Is it time for the young guns?

Recorded: 05/25/2017 Presented by SeatGeek We recap the Arizona Diamondbacks series as Jose Abreu and Leury Garcia were great, but not so much for Jose Quintana who after 10 starts really needs to improve his play. With a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers, Tyler Danish will be making his first start in 2017. Dylan Covey is still ailing from his injury, so is it time to start seeing the young guns like Reynaldo Lopez and Carson Fulmer?

Duration: 00:34:43

Episode 136: Hello, Luis Robert

Presented by SeatGeek Guests: Ben Badler, Baseball America & Chris Cotillo, SB Nation The Chicago White Sox have won the Luis Robert sweepstakes. With the latest about Robert's decision, who he is as a ballplayer, and where he would fit in this year's draft is Baseball America's Ben Badler. Completing the first quarter of 2017, the White Sox are 20-22 and still have major trade pieces to move. Chris Cotillo of SB Nation shares what he rumors he is hearing about Jose Quintana, David...

Duration: 01:13:30

South Side Sox Live!: Latest on Luis Robert and Yoan Moncada

Presented by SeatGeek Recorded: 5/18/2017 With the latest news from Ben Badler of Baseball America, we discuss who the White Sox top competitor is for Luis Robert. What if the Sox don't sign Robert and how it will impact the White Sox MLB Draft Strategy if they do sign him. Plus, with Yoan Moncada on the mend and seven-day disabled list, does this count out any chance of seeing him called up?

Duration: 00:35:45

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