The White Sox Are Loving Lefties

The White Sox are having a heck of a 2020 season. They are currently atop the AL Central and have a shot at the best record in the American League. They’ve been crushing it at the plate, and particularly against left-handed pitches. That’s what I want to look at here. Here we have the topContinue reading “The White Sox Are Loving Lefties”

White Sox 3 Biggest Over/Underperforming Hitters Right Now

The Sox hitters are killing it right now! Second in the MLB only to the Padres in OPS (On-Base + Slugging Percentage). But let’s take a closer look at which guys are hitting better and worse than expected. We can measure this by comparing expected statistics to actual statistics. Expected statistics uses the exit velocityContinue reading “White Sox 3 Biggest Over/Underperforming Hitters Right Now”

Breaking Down Jose Abreu’s Monster Weekend

The baseball world has been going crazy about Jose Abreu’s weekend in the crosstown classic. Six home runs in three games against the Cubs, including four consecutive at-bats with a home run. Below is a look at all six of Abreu’s home runs from this past weekend. What is so impressive to me is thatContinue reading “Breaking Down Jose Abreu’s Monster Weekend”

How Eloy Jimenez Has Been The White Sox Most Effective Hitter in 2020

Although Eloy Jimenez is hitting only .267 for the season so far, he’s been on fire over the last week and has been the most effective hitter on the White Sox in 2020. He’s increased the Sox chance of winning games more than any other hitter In order to see who has increased the WhiteContinue reading “How Eloy Jimenez Has Been The White Sox Most Effective Hitter in 2020”

Why Dylan Cease Was Much Better Against Cleveland This Time

Dylan Cease’s first start of the season was ugly, but since then Cease has been adjusting both his pitch usage and approach. Although still learning how to pitch at the big league level, watching him progress over his first three starts has been promising. Below is a quick look at Dylan Cease’s three starts thisContinue reading “Why Dylan Cease Was Much Better Against Cleveland This Time”

Luis Robert’s Swing-Happy Approach Is Working: Here’s Why

Yes, I am aware we are only a little over a week into the season, and Luis Robert’s MLB career. There was concern about his overly aggressive approach coming into the year, but he’s been killing it so far. How good has he been though? Robert is tied for 2nd in the MLB in WARContinue reading “Luis Robert’s Swing-Happy Approach Is Working: Here’s Why”

White Sox- Down On The Farm: Andrew Vaughn

Player: Andrew Vaughn Position: 1st-Base Height: 6’0 Weight: 215 Age: 22 Bats/Throws: R/R Current Level: A+ Winston-Salem MLB.com Rank: 2nd in White Sox System (16th in MLB) Drafted: 2019 (Round 1, 3rd overall by White Sox) Hometown: Santa Rosa, CA College: California The White Sox drafted Andrew Vaughn with the 3rd overall pick in 2019 and signed him for $7,221,200. Vaughn won the Golden Spikes award in 2018 asContinue reading “White Sox- Down On The Farm: Andrew Vaughn”

White Sox- Down On the Farm: Codi Heuer

Player: Codi Heuer Position: Right-Handed Pitcher Height: 6’5 Weight: 195 Age: 24 Bats/Throws: R/R Current Level: AAA Charlotte/MLB MLB.com Rank: 27th in White Sox System Drafted: 2018 (Round 6, 168th overall by CHW) Hometown: Missoula, MT College: Wichita State He was a starter in college at Wichita State and began in the White Sox system as a starter, but later moved to the bullpen in 2019. His stuff lookedContinue reading “White Sox- Down On the Farm: Codi Heuer”

White Sox- Down On the Farm: Luis Robert

Player: Luis Robert Position: Outfield Height: 6’2 Weight: 210 Age: 22 Bats/Throws: R/R Current Level: MLB MLB.com Rank: 1st in White Sox System (3rd in MLB) Signed: 2017 by White Sox Hometown: Guantanamo, Cuba The White Sox gave Robert the second-largest bonus to an amateur ever at $26 million when they signed him back in 2017. His first first two seasons in the minors were hampered by knee, ankleContinue reading “White Sox- Down On the Farm: Luis Robert”

White Sox- Down On The Farm: Ian Hamilton

Player: Ian Hamilton Position: Right-Handed Pitcher Height: 6’1 Weight: 200 Age: 25 Bats/Throws: R/R Current Level: MLB MLB.com Rank: 18th in White Sox System Drafted: 2016 (Round 11, 326th overall by CHW) Hometown: Vancouver, WA College: Washington State Ian Hamilton has been a reliever dating back to his time as a closer at Washington State. He then moved over to a starting role to finish his career asContinue reading “White Sox- Down On The Farm: Ian Hamilton”