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Twins Tame Sox in Twinbill

After sweeping the Yankees, you’d figure the White Sox would carry at least some positive momentum into a four-game, three-day series with the Minnesota Twins. That wasn’t the case, as the Pale Hose dropped two close ones to the Twinkies in a split doubleheader on Friday, falling 7-5 in the afternoon and 3-2 in 10 […]

Four Names to Know for Inevitable Bullpen Openings

Alright, so, the non-waiver trade deadline has come and passed, so much of the final two months of the season will likely be used to see which youngsters within the organization have what it takes to succeed at the big league level. Well, it’ll certainly serve as their first test, at least. In my opinion, […]

April 12: Indians 1, White Sox 0

In the White Sox 4th consecutive loss, a great pitching performance from Jose Quintana wasn't quite enough, as a 9th inning rally and walk-off single from Nick Swisher got the Indians their 4th win of the season. PLATE APPROACH Justin Masterson had it going today and you can’t discount that, but some of the plate […]

Way Too Early Predictions: Offensive Statistics

  The regular season is still a few months away, but all Sox fans already have predictions for the upcoming 2013 MLB season. Although the look of the lineup could be different come April, here are your first offensive statistic predictions for your Chicago White Sox. 1. CF – Alejandro De Aza Matt: .280 BA, […]

Moving on from AJ: Pros and Cons of Tyler Flowers

With AJ Pierzynski leaving the White Sox and agreeing to a deal with the Texas Rangers on Thursday, it’s real easy to reflect back on AJ’s time in Chicago. As the team’s main backstop for eight seasons, AJ gave White Sox fans countless memories. The dropped third-strike against the Angels in the 2005 playoffs, his […]

Video: “Hawk Harrelson Calls Packers – Seahawks Game”

To all you White Sox fans that have been going through a bit of a rough patch with our beloved Bears of late, here’s a good laugh! Enjoy, and happy holidays! Posted by Founder and Managing Editor of GrabSomeBench.com, Zach Gropper!

Podcast: Sox Stove 12/18/12 – AJ Pierzynski, Jeff Keppinger, the Bullpen, and More

This week, GrabSomeBench.com’s very own recorded the site’s first podcast, “Sox Stove,” discussing everything concerning the White Sox’ offseason and their hot stove rumblings. It’s a little under an hour long, so make sure to give it a listen during your lunch break, work out, or whatever other time you get throughout your day that […]

Keppinger headed to South Side

Zach wrote earlier today that he believed Jeff Keppinger was the best option out there for the White Sox at third base. He got his wish, as the team inked former Tampa Bay Rays infielder to a three-year deal for around $12 million dollars total. There was an initial wave of disapproval about the move […]

White Sox Winter Meetings Rumors: Wednesday

Thus far, General Manager Rick Hahn and the White Sox have been fairly quiet in Nashville, the site of the ongoing 2012 MLB Winter Meetins. But Wednesday, some rumblings finally started to come out. Jack Hannahan According to

White Sox Coaching Staff Shake-Up

The White Sox coaching staff will have a new look next year.  The team announced on Tuesday that Daryl Boston will be the Sox new first base coach and Bobby Thigpen will take over as bullpen coach.  Harold Baines, who had been serving as the team’s first base coach, will become the Sox assistant hitting […]

Coming to Terms with the Inevitable: Parting with AJ

AJ Pierzynski – will he stay or will he go? Unfortunately, we went through this same dilemma after the 2010 season so are all too familiar with the stress and suspense it brings. But at the very last minute, we got AJ back for two more years. And now, after he’s had a career year […]

White Sox Re-Sign OF Dewayne Wise

The White Sox have decided to bring back veteran backup outfielder Dewayne Wise on a 1-year, $700K contract. Wise has been a fan favorite since he made the “perfect catch” to help preserve Mark Buehrle’s perfect game in 2009, leaping over the left-center field wall in US Cellular Field to bring back a would-be Gabe […]

Taking a Look at our AL Central foes

The White Sox aren’t the only American League Central team with a busy off-season, as all four of our foes in this division have some decisions to make moving forward. Some of these decisions already have been made, as some of our divisional rivals have already been wheeling and dealing. Let’s take a look at […]

White Sox Looking at Internal Options for Third Base

The GM meetings got underway on Wednesday in California and new White Sox GM Rick Hahn expects to be a popular guy to talk to when the trade winds start to swirl.  His top two priorities this off-season though appear to be the positional holes at catcher and third base.  Most signs seem to point […]

News and Notes: Nieves, Tekotte

Juan Nieves named Pitching Coach of the Red Sox New Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell has awarded the pitching coach job on his staff to White Sox bullpen coach Juan Nieves. Nieves has been the team’s bullpen coach for the past five seasons, as he and Don Cooper were really the only two holdovers […]

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