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Jose Quintana's disappearing cutter


Jose Quintana has almost completely stopped throwing his cutter and that's OK.

Calculating wOBA in the Lahman database


I kind of wrote about this in a post last week, but here's a more detailed explanation. The Guts table also contains the FIP constant so calculating FIPs is pretty easy too.

Lefties? We don't need no stinkin' lefties.


The White Sox bullpen is going commando for a while with no lefties in the 'pen and none likely for the rest of the month.

Adam Eaton to the DL; Jordan Danks recalled


Exeunt Adam Eaton. Enter Jordan Danks.

What did I learn from SABR101x?


In a few posts here, I've mentioned the sabermetrics course, SABR101x, that Andy Andres taught at  Now, that it's done, I thought I'd share a few of the more fundamental things I picked up...

AL Central trade deadline wrapup


The good, the bad, and the dour.

Celebrating the legend of Frank Thomas


Tell us your stories of Frank Thomas this Hall of Fame weekend.

Putnam goes on the DL; Rienzo recalled from AAA


The bullpen crumbles a little bit more.

Danks, Viciedo rumors start simmering again


John Danks rumors started to bubble first today, but then the Dayan Viciedo pot started to boil.

Running away from last season

Rick Hahn made the moves to improve the Sox offense and score more runs. Signing Jose Abreu will make anyone look like a genius, but is it enough.

How about batting stats?


Yes, there's a version of that article for batting stats too.

When do pitching stats stabilize?


An article mentioned in the SABR101x class showing when the sample size of various pitching stats stabilize.


Gamethread: White Sox vs. Indians

White Sox end the road trip before the All-Star break with Carlos Sanchez starting at shortstop

Let the John Danks trade rumors begin!


It all started innocently.  Matt Zaleski, a White Sox organizational soldier, was going to make a spot start for the Charlotte Knights tonight instead of the scheduled starter Deuente Heath.  In an...

Chris Sale wins the AL All-Star Final Vote


#TargetSale for win

Report: Carlos Rodon signing tomorrow


News has come out from Raleigh, NC that Carlos Rodon is on his way to Chicago now.

Sabermetrics chat with Boston's GM


The SABR101 team will be live Tweeting a chat with Boston's GM. It will be nice to hear how a GM uses what we obsess over.

Dayan Viciedo trade rumors heating up


On the night that Dayan Viciedo goes 4-for-4, trade rumors start to heat up again.

Attendance could force Sox to be sellers

With all the media shaming about attendance at Sox games, what does it actually mean to the team's bottom line?

The White Sox' split-finger renaissance

Don Cooper is known for his work with the slider and sinkers. He does pretty good with the split finger fastball too and it's showing.


Gamethread: White Sox vs. Royals

The White Sox and Royals open a series to battle for second place in the AL Central.

Reasons to celebrate the 2014 White Sox


With the 2014 MLB Draft gone, it's time to completely exorcize the ghosts of 2013 by looking at some of the good things that have happened this season.

White Sox Minor League Update: June 8-14


Scores, stats, and news from the White Sox farm system

MLB Draft 2014: Signings and rumors open thread


Your place for all the news and rumors you hear about the White Sox 2014 draft picks

MLB Draft 2014: Day three wrap up


The Sox continue to load up on fresh college players and pitchers.

Hector Noesi: fixed or not?

Today, I consult an important source to determine the answer to the question on everyone's mind -- is Hector Noesi fixed?

2014 MLB Draft: Day 3 DraftThread


30 rounds of fast and furious baseball drafting action!

MLB Draft Day 2 Wrap Up


More and more and more pitchers. Heck, even the position players drafted are pitchers. Well, except for Carlos Rodon's catcher. Sneaky Rick. Very sneaky.

White Sox pick RHP Spencer Adams in the 2nd round


In the second round of the MLB draft, the White Sox selected RHP Spencer Adams from White County HS (Ga.). Adams is a power pitcher with a mid-90's fastball who's split his time playing basketball...

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