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.

Canadian clubbing

A series of loosely connected observations after a stress-free evening… No. 1: After belting two homers in an 11-1 trouncing of the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night — including the season’s first grand slams — the White Sox are…

Tea'd off in Toronto

If nothing else, Mark Teahen has a sense of the moment. Not only did Teahen triple his season hit total by falling a double short of the cycle in the White Sox’s 8-7 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on…

Farm previews: Winston-Salem and Kannapolis

Continuing the minor-league system previews from yesterday… ****************************** WINSTON-SALEM DASH Joe McEwing, manager Mackey Sasser, hitting coach Bobby Thigpen, pitching coach No changes here. The biggest one is the opening of BB&T Park, giving this staff a permanent home for…

Farm previews: Charlotte and Birmingham

Remember when the White Sox had a robust farm system that had multiple players worth following across all levels? That was a fun year.  Congratulations, Gordon Beckham. Goodbye, Aaron Poreda. Goodbye, Dexter Carter.  See you next season, Jared Mitchell. Let’s…