Author: Patrick Nolan

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The dangers of coming up empty in the 2018-19 offseason

The dangers of coming up empty in the 2018-19 offseason

At the start of the White Sox rebuild, many optimistically looked at the 2019 season as the start of the next run of contention, citing the fact tha [...]
White Sox sign James McCann

White Sox sign James McCann

Rick Hahn has been insinuating that the White Sox were in the market for a catcher, and with Welington Castillo in tow, they had freedom to pursue ei [...]
Rick Hahn and the art of the three-team deal

Rick Hahn and the art of the three-team deal

Rick Hahn has been involved in four three-team transactions since taking over as general manager prior to the 2013 season. That may not sound like a l [...]
White Sox 2018 Grades – Pitchers

White Sox 2018 Grades – Pitchers

To complete the grading process, which started with Monday's position-player review, here are assessments of the 2018 White Sox pitchers. To reiterate [...]
White Sox 2018 Grades – Position Players

White Sox 2018 Grades – Position Players

This is the first of two installments in which I'll be looking back and evaluating all of the players that had a significant role as members of the 20 [...]
A proposal to fix MLB’s broken service time rules

A proposal to fix MLB’s broken service time rules

Alleviating Super Two stress doesn't need to be so complicated; years of control requires a more drastic response [...]
The business case against suppressing Eloy Jimenez

The business case against suppressing Eloy Jimenez

Though the White Sox have not yet confirmed this, according to a report by Bob Nightengale, we won't be seeing Eloy Jimenez this season. The Chicag [...]
Making sense of the White Sox’ defensively-limited trio

Making sense of the White Sox’ defensively-limited trio

An earlier injury to Avisail Garcia and the reluctance to promote Eloy Jimenez have allowed the White Sox to give some extra run to players that haven [...]
The Wire – A New York Yankees preview

The Wire – A New York Yankees preview

I'm not sure whether there's a point at which a team starts to see diminishing returns from further improving their bullpen, but the New York Yankees [...]
The White Sox should experiment with Matt Davidson as a part-time pitcher

The White Sox should experiment with Matt Davidson as a part-time pitcher

As you're probably aware, there's been a new development this season of an unusually high amount of position players taking the mound. It's pretty cle [...]
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