946 episodes

The White Sox Talk Podcast brings you unparalleled insight and access to the White Sox. Featuring interviews with current/former players and coaches, we’ll tell you why something happened yesterday, and what’s likely going to happen tomorrow. Hosted by Chuck Garfien, featuring Ryan McGuffey, and a whole lot of White Sox and baseball guests. New episodes release every Tuesday and Thursday, and whenever news breaks.

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The White Sox Talk Podcast brings you unparalleled insight and access to the White Sox. Featuring interviews with current/former players and coaches, we’ll tell you why something happened yesterday, and what’s likely going to happen tomorrow. Hosted by Chuck Garfien, featuring Ryan McGuffey, and a whole lot of White Sox and baseball guests. New episodes release every Tuesday and Thursday, and whenever news breaks.

    Trade Deadline preview with ESPN’s Jesse Rogers

    Trade Deadline preview with ESPN’s Jesse Rogers

    With the White Sox expected to be big sellers before the trade deadline on July 30, which players will be on the move? Chuck Garfien speaks with ESPN’s Jesse Rogers about the trade market for Garrett Crochet, Luis Robert Jr., Erick Fedde, Michael Kopech, Tommy Pham and more.  

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    • 40 min
    Why Arkansas baseball coach Dave Van Horn thinks Hagen Smith can pitch in the majors right now

    Why Arkansas baseball coach Dave Van Horn thinks Hagen Smith can pitch in the majors right now

    After the White Sox chose pitcher Hagen Smith with the 5th overall pick in the MLB Draft, Chuck Garfien got on the phone with Dave Van Horn, the head baseball coach at Arkansas to find out more about the White Sox new power lefty. Van Horne talks about the kind of pitcher and competitor Smith will be with the White Sox, his 17-strikeout performance this past season against Oregon State, how the Royals and Cardinals were ready to draft Smith if the White Sox didn't and more.  Chuck wraps up the podcast talking about why he thinks the White Sox chose Smith over Florida first baseman Jac Caglianone.

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    • 32 min
    MLB draft preview with MLB.com’s Jim Callis

    MLB draft preview with MLB.com’s Jim Callis

    With the MLB draft starting on July 14, Jim Callis is back on the podcast to discuss who the White Sox might select with the 5th overall pick. Will it come down to West Virginia infielder J.J. Wetherholt and 5-tool high schooler Konnor Griffin? Could Florida first baseman Jac Caglianone fall to the White Sox? Should they take Arkansas lefty Hagen Smith instead? Plus, Callis talks about White Sox prospects who have made some noise this year like Noah Schultz, Brooks Baldwin and Edgar Quero. And why the White Sox 2022 draft could end up being a blockbuster in the future.

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    • 37 min
    Should the White Sox trade Garrett Crochet? What will it take to extend him?

    Should the White Sox trade Garrett Crochet? What will it take to extend him?

    With 15 teams reportedly expressing interest in acquiring Garrett Crochet from the White Sox, Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey discuss the two roads the White Sox can take: trading Crochet for a huge return package or extending him for the future. Will Crochet’s stock ever be higher than it is right now? What would be a fair offer from the White Sox to extend him? Plus, what they’ve learned from past extensions for John Danks and Chris Sale and more. 

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    • 54 min
    Inside the Birmingham Barons pitching staff with pitching coach John Ely

    Inside the Birmingham Barons pitching staff with pitching coach John Ely

    Chuck Garfien gets the inside scoop about the Birmingham Barons pitching staff with their pitching coach John Ely. He explains why he thinks Mason Adams could succeed in the majors right now, how Ky Bush has transformed himself as a pitcher this season, and why he thinks the White Sox got a steal in acquiring catcher Edgar Quero from the Angels. Plus, John talks about growing up a White Sox fan and getting drafted by them in 2007.

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    • 21 min
    Edgar Quero: "We're going to be a really good team in the big leagues"

    Edgar Quero: "We're going to be a really good team in the big leagues"

    Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox prospect Edgar Quero about his Birmingham Barons who won the first half title in the Southern League on Sunday.  He talks about catching top pitching prospects Noah Schultz, Mason Adam and Ky Bush.  They discuss his journey from Cuba to the United States, how he learned English on his own, if he thinks he's ready for the major leagues right now, what makes him excited about the future and more.

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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
595 Ratings

595 Ratings

Dennis from buffalo grove ,

Optimistic for 2024

Chuck is the best

Armyboy89 ,

Best Sox podcast!

Love all the coverage of the players at spring training. Multiple episodes a week and all the players on the show. Definitely recommended this if you are a fan of the Sox.

Deadhead-Dan10 ,

Back for my annual punishment…

I’ve been way way in the dark since early last year. Time to get caught up. Do we have a team with guts yet??

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