The Sox Machine Machine podcast is dedicated to the Chicago White Sox, from the same crowd that brings you SoxMachine.com (soxmachine.com) . Hosted by Josh Nelson and Jim Margalus.
Hello, Liam Hendriks
The Chicago White Sox made a big splash in free agency, signing one of the best relievers in baseball with Liam Hendriks. How does Hendriks differ from Alex Colome? After this signing, where do the White Sox stack up in the American League?
Even after the Hendriks signing, Josh and Jim don’t think the White Sox are done this offseason. Who could be next to join the South Siders? They took a look at the projected payroll and pitch ideas on possible targets who would be a good fit for the White Sox.
Where the Chicago White Sox stand entering 2021
After the San Diego Padres turned up the hot stove to high heat after trading for Blake Snell and Yu Darvish, it’s time to assess where everyone stands in MLB. How does the Chicago White Sox roster project with the work they’ve done this offseason? And who can the White Sox sign to help bolster their claim to being a legit contender in the American League this season? Josh and Jim answer those questions with a chance to say good riddance to the 2020 calendar year.
Latest White Sox Rumors with Robert Murray
Guest: Robert Murray, MLB Insider and Columnist - Fansided
After trading for Lance Lynn and signing Adam Eaton, the Chicago White Sox still have moves to make this offseason. Who will be their next target? Joining the show is Fansided MLB Insider Robert Murray, who shares his insight on the current free agency market and why he thinks the Sox are serious contenders for Liam Hendriks.
Would Hendriks be the best direction? That was one of many P.O. Sox questions Josh and Jim answer in this episode.
2020/21 Offseason: Reaction to Lance Lynn trade and Adam Eaton signing
Record date: 12/8/2020
Emergency podcast capturing thoughts about the Chicago White Sox trading for Lance Lynn and signing Adam Eaton.
- Why the White Sox continue their bad habits signing Eaton
- Why the Lynn trade is a good idea and helps their chances of winning the AL Central
Goodbye, Carlos Rodon and Nomar Mazara
Josh and Jim recap the Chicago White Sox non-tendering Carlos Rodon and Nomar Mazara for the 2021 season. What went wrong for both leading to this decision, and who are some possible targets for the White Sox to fill in the right field gap?
Plus, they take a look at the 2021 coaching staff that features a mixture of old and new faces working with Tony La Russa.
2021 ZiPS Projections with Dan Szymborski
Guest: Dan Szymborski, FanGraphs
Josh and Dan discuss the 2021 Chicago White Sox ZiPS projections covering many topics:
Why now would be a good time to sign Lucas Giolito to a contract extension (and what ZiPS thinks that deal could look like)
How the White Sox should spend more on finding an RF solution than SP help
How Covid impacts ZiPS projections
What to expect from Luis Robert in Year 2
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I look forward to every episode. If ever there was a podcast for masochists by masochists this is it. Josh Nelson does a great job striking the right balance between being a fan and cutting to the heart of the issues. I'm going to buy him a beer next time I'm in Chicago!