White Sox Wake-Up Call: Aug. 22, 2018

Michael Kopech's debut and the Nationals' sell-off are among the topics

Good morning. Here’s what’s in your White Sox Wake-Up Call:

  • LAST NIGHT: Rain limited Michael Kopech to two innings, the White Sox crumbled late to the Twins, and a bunch of health issues had to be addressed.
  • TODAY: Carlos Rodon gives the Sox their best chance at innings during the matinee against the Twins.
  • DOWN ON THE FARM: The Knights worked late, and Romy Gonzalez went off.
  • AROUND THE LEAGUE: The Nationals sell, the Cubs are still limited to a solo homer a day, and the Cardinals are now leading the wild card race.

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Jim Margalus
Jim Margalus

Writing about the White Sox for a 16th season, first here, then at South Side Sox, and now here again. Let’s talk curling.

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Michael Kopech should be the start of the wake-up call. Bring up Eloy, Cease and Hamilton to continue the excitement.
Which would you rather have an extra year of control or an extra year of winning? The Atlanta braves can bring up a player two years removed from playing high school football, and we’re waiting to see if our player can check all the boxes. Once you develope a worthy product,than you can practice player control.


The Atlanta Braves are in the hunt for a playoff spot, so they’re not a particularly good comp. If the Sox are fighting for the playoffs this time next year, I can all but guarantee they won’t keep guys down if/when they’re ready. 


The Atlanta braves are a perfect example,because they were not excepted to be as good as they are. The 2019 white Sox could be ready to excit.