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.

Saturday's minor league roundup

Charlotte 10, Gwinnett 1 Brandon Hynick had a nice debut: 7 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K. Kent Gerst hit a two-run homer, and raised his average to .100. Stefan Gartrell went 1-for-5; Brady Shoemaker went 1-for-4.…

Friday's minor league roundup

Durham 4, Charlotte 1 Stefan Gartrell is on a little bit of a roll, going 2-for-4 with a double. Brady Shoemaker homered!  That’s neat. Wes Whisler was mediocre: 5 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 4 BB, 4 K. Two scoreless…

Torres passes trust test

It won’t make up for what has been a disappointing performance, by and large, but it was great to see Ozzie Guillen remind us why he earned a contract that will keep him around through 2012. Guillen came out to…

Report: Thome to Dodgers, Contreras to Rockies

Per Joe Cowley: Breaking News: Thome went to the Dodgers, while Jose Contreras was sent to the Rockies. Two class guys now gone. Much, much more later. (Update: Here it is.) ******************************** Minor league roundup: Birmingham 2, Huntsville 1 (Game…