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An analytical, scattered, and sometimes humorous look at the Chicago White Sox presented on a semi-regular basis.

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Poor sound quality sets the tone for James, Ethan, and Matt to wonder just what the White Sox plan is to keep Avisail Garcia from being the everyday right fielder in 2016.

Nick, Ethan and James gathered together to try to piece together what on Earth is happening, or is not happening in the markets for Justin Upton and Yoenis Cespedes. There are no tangible answers, so things get existential quickly.

Matt, James and Ethan got together to discuss what’s likely to be a disappointing offseason to be pre-disappointed about the state of the White Sox Topics include: –Wow, Frank Thomas was really good –The 2015 free agent class is a rare... more

Interrupting an otherwise blissful Saturday, James Fegan, Ethan Spadling, Collin Whitchurch and briefly Nick Schaefer gathered hopefully at the beginning of an active White Sox offseason to discuss well… –The White Sox offseason, obviously... more

Catbird Seat dudes Matt Adams, Nick Schaefer, Ethan Spalding and James Fegan gathered on the eve of the World Series and 10th anniversary of the White Sox winning the 2005 World Series. On this occasion, the topics included:... more

Matt, Ethan and James got together to commiserate after a long and awful 2015 White Sox season. In a wide-ranging mope session, the guys: –Addressed the free agent disappointments of 2015 –Lamented just how awful the offense was... more

For the third time this season, Baseball Prospectus’ Mau Rubio joined Ethan Spalding and James under the guise of evaluating young players in the White Sox organization, only to have things spiral into complete madness. In this episode:... more

The season’s almost over and the White Sox are wasting away their final days, so Nick and James got together to discuss, well, mostly the offseason and how to fix this swiss cheese roster, but also what major things there are still to watch.... more

It’s the dog days of September, and the White Sox are in the middle of their regularly-scheduled playing out the string, which means: -Only so much Samardzija left! -Carlos Rodon and Erik Johnson could be the future of the new... more

Nick and Matt chat about the weekend’s series in Seattle, as well as things that they’d like to see moving through the rest of the 2015 season.

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