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.

Eulogizing Jose Contreras

Note: I’ll be posting the eulogies for Jose Contreras and Jermaine Dye (once he finds a team) on the site.  The rest of the non-returning players are covered in the book. *** Over his entire White Sox career, Jose Contreras’…

SoxFest open thread

SoxFest is upon us, which means it’s our last chance to fill up on unnecessary drama before everybody shows up to spring training in the best shape of their lives. (It’s also the first and only time Juan Pierre will…

Hope springs early

It feels like spring training with all the feel-good stories popping up.  On Wednesday, we had Alex Rios and his “five swings,” Scott Linebrink learning lessons, Carlos Quentin recovering from plantar fasciitis and Camp Cora in full swing. Today? Mark…