Josh and Jim recap the White Sox series against Cleveland. Again, the White Sox lost two out of three against the Tribe thanks to the offense struggling, and more injuries pile up.
Looking ahead, the White Sox are supposed to play in Detroit and then home against the St. Louis Cardinals this upcoming weekend. Will they get those games in?
P.O. Sox Questions
Burdi mentioned he noticed a video on Twitter that resulted in him making an adjustment that bumped up his velo. Between him and Giolito’s training with his high school coach to up his game doesn’t really shine a light on the Sox pitching coaching staff. I guess that’s not a question, just a point for discussion.
With the early injuries to pitchers and outbreaks of covid cases on the Marlins and Cardinals, is it possible that baseball could finish this season doing more harm than good for the sport?
Is it time to end the narrative around the depth of whitesox starting pitching? Going into 2021 Giolito and Keuchel appear to be the only SPs that can be considered sure things. Cease can’t throw strikes consistently, Kopech, Lambert and Dunning are unknowns, and Lopez and Rodon can’t be relied upon
Patreon-only P.O. Sox Questions
What do the last 3 1/2 years of Luis Basabe’s career tell us about the team’s player development practices?
Does yesterday’s strange management of pitchers suggest that the Sox aren’t well positioned to win on the margins?
There’s rumors that the big college football conferences will be scrapping fall sports, including football. If that does happen, would that alleviate the ‘pressure’ MLB feels to finish the season and have the playoffs on a normal calendar?
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