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30 Minutes of Chicago White Sox News, Analysis and Interviews. For Fans, By Fans, From Chicago's South Side.

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    Do You Still Trust The White Sox?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 29:27

    How fans view White Sox personnel is starting to seem different to how the team views this group. With a .500 ballclub entering the Memorial Day Weekend, we ask if you still trust those running the 2022 White Sox. There is still a lot of season left, but at some point this team needs to win more than they lose. Let's also entertain the question of who the starting catcher should be right now. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    Tim Anderson: White Sox Catalyst

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 31:08

    During an intense series in Yankee Stadium, the White Sox rallied around shortstop Tim Anderson. The weekend could be a turning point in the season, but that isn't why TA is a catalyst. He's doing something at the top of the White Sox batting order that is extraordinary. Nik Gaur of SoxOn35th.com explains why the Sox leadoff hitter does so well at the plate, and why he shows no signs of a slowdown.  Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    Scott Merkin Talks White Sox From The Road

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 32:52

    Scott Merkin of MLB.com checks in from the White Sox road-trip between Kansas City and New York. Get his take on the Ozzie Guillen & Tim Anderson kerfuffle. Find out what it would take for Jose Abreu to move down the order. Is the team resting players as part of an overall philosophy? Plus, he spoke directly to Rick Hahn to see if manager and general manager were on the same page. We're also entertaining three big theories on what has caused the White Sox to struggle in "30 Minutes of Sox!" Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Finding Their Second Leadoff?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 31:38

    As White Sox manager Tony La Russa declares that the 9th batter in his lineup is the "second leadoff" man, we look at six key players that actually determine how the offense performs. Dallas Keuchel may be looking for more innings, while we're looking at some unorthodox decisions that have not worked out. Meanwhile it is still May, and this White Sox team may be a spark away from a run up the standings. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    The One Thing Worse Than Yankees Fans

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 29:40

    This weekend brings out some of the worst fans in baseball, but they are not exactly who you may think. We'll explain why Tony La Russa's Thursday night lineup against the Yankees clearly tells you how he views his player personnel and team roles at this point. We're also asking if the White Sox are playing specific odds when matching pitchers up each series. Relax, Sox fans. There is a lot more ahead of us. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Showing Some Smarts

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 30:51

    White Sox fans were right to criticize Tony La Russa during the team's 8-game losing streak. They now need to commend his good choices and a winning streak. From bullpen usage to shuffling the rotation, smart baseball leads to wins. We're chatting with Chicago radio veteran Herb Lawrence about it all, including looming decisions on Johnny Cueto, Dallas Keuchel and Vince Velasquez. Plus, are the baseballs different for national broadcasts? Maybe. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Start Figuring Things Out

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 32:12

    The White Sox seem to have turned a corner this week. Tim Anderson is proving us wrong in a very good way. Aaron Bummer may be looking a a role change too. Michael Suareo of SoxOn35th.com joins us to identify minor leaguers down on the farm you may see with the big club this year, and to update us on some surprising prospects further down the line. Meanwhile, the science says offense is about to come back in a big way very soon. We'll break it all down! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    April Showers Bring May White Sox Wins

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 32:42

    The White Sox are trying to put April in their rear-view mirror, and Dylan Cease may be the rock to build upon. Jordan Lazowski of SoxOn35th.com joins us to explain how the mustached man turned a corner into becoming the possible Ace of the White Sox. We also look at the outfield defense and pre-pitch tendencies from A.J. Pollock. Very soon the White Sox have to clear roster space for Moncada, Kelly and Cueto. Will Dallas Keuchel survive? Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    John Cangelosi: White Sox Guy

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 32:01

    In 1986 host Chris Lanuti first met John Cangelosi at the age of 9. Now he has the one-time White Sox rookie on his podcast to tell stories, talk about Tony La Russa, and hear about his partnership with Bo Jackson. We're also talking about the baseballs that Major League Baseball seemingly have ruined this season. When does this team start winning? It has to be soon, right? Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    For The White Sox, Does The Manager Matter?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 28:22

    The White Sox went 0-7 on their recent road trip, but how much of that really falls on manager Tony La Russa? We dig deep to find if managers in MLB actually matter over 162 games and learn something unique about La Russa compared to his historical peers. In between some listener "venting" calls we also look at some individual hitting tendencies thus far in the White Sox lineup. The solution to early offensive woes seems simple to us. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    A Perplexing Start For The White Sox

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 31:36

    We chat with Fox Sports MLB Analyst Ben Verlander about the potential of the 2022 White Sox, if his brother Justin really could have ended up on the south side & how any Power Rankings list could possibly forget the Sox. Scot Gregor of the Daily Herald discusses some troubling early issues for the team after a disasterous trip to Cleveland. Plus, we worry that Tony La Russa has vastly overvalued Leury Garcia. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    For The Love Of The White Sox

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 32:03

    Are the White Sox swinging at the first pitch too often, or are we looking for irrational reasons to be concerned? We should enjoy the wins and have some fun, right? We're visiting with Jim Pender, a fan with a picture of nearly every White Sox player to ever wear the uniform. Learn about his lifetime labor of love. Plus, we wonder if there can be too much technology added to the ballpark experience. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Prepared For Injuries Better Than Crowds

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 30:40

    With injuries seemingly happening daily, the White Sox are demonstrating their impressive lineup depth early this season. Adam Kaplan of SoxOn35th.com helps us examine why they are prepared for these early season hiccups. While it seems the team on the field has learned lessons from last year, the same ballpark problems exist when the crowds get large. Can the White Sox handle big home games? We're also at Cork & Kerry At The Park for the Home Opener and asking if Ethan Katz has properly adjusted Dallas Keuchel. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Lineup In La Russa's Hands

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 30:47

    The start of the season has us feeling like the White Sox have baseball's most-feared lineup. George Ofman draws upon a long history of covering Tony La Russa as we chat about how the White Sox manager will attack other teams in 2022. We're also talking about Harold Baines getting a new heart and kidney, as one of our hosts can relate. Find out why he says Baines stayed true to form throughout the process. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Begin Long Road Back To October

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 30:32

    The last few months may have caused a little stress to your average White Sox fan. After early offseason moves didn't excite, Rick Hahn did add a few late pieces. So, are the White Sox ready now? Jordan Lazowski from SoxOn35th.com helps us preview the 2022 season with optimism, while also trying to avoid the typical Sox fan feelings of doom. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    For Fans, By Fans & The $1000 White Sox Fan

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 32:07

    As Spring Training comes to an end, we take the temperature of White Sox fans heading into the 2022 regular season. How impactful will AJ Pollock be as an addition to the outfield and batting order? Did the White Sox just pull off a sneaky-good move trading for backup catcher Reese McGuire? Wait...is that Johnny Cueto's music?! Can this team survive the early season loss of Lance Lynn. We also hand out $1000 to one lucky fan and find out how he was able to snag our offseason Guest Bounty! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    Rick Hahn Answers All Of Our Questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 27:33

    Rick Hahn joins us to answer every question you could possibly have about the White Sox. Let's talk lineup construction and how everyone from Vaughn to Sheets to Engel to Garcia can get at bats at the bottom of a lineup with seven other clear everyday core players. And it looks like we have a winner for the $1000 Guest Bounty just before the White Sox kick off their run at a World Series title.  Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Rick Hahn is not actually on this show because April Fools. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Fan-Shaming Is Back!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 31:25

    The first shot at the White Sox fanbase this year was fired by manager Tony La Russa on Tuesday when he said fans looking for an addition in right field were "probably the fans who are not White Sox fans." We explore this ridiculous comment by the White Sox skipper before trying to solve the position with players within the organization. We also simplify the good and bad when it comes to Rick Hahn's current roster construction as the White Sox get ready for another 162 game run to the postseason. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Vote for the best guest of the offseason as we award our $1000 Guest Bounty at the end of March! VOTE HERE!

    Asking White Sox Questions With James Fegan

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 30:19

    After the White Sox upset Lucas Giolito during the arbitration process, we chat with James Fegan of The Athletic about how quickly contract extention talks between both sides ended last year. Hear what will be the deciding factor if the team wants to keep Giolito past 2023. We also learn how the White Sox have taken a proven approach to fixing relief pitcher Kyle Crick. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Vote for the best guest of the offseason as we award our $1000 Guest Bounty at the end of March! VOTE HERE!

    Will Luis Robert Lead The 2022 White Sox?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 31:51

    Luis Robert hit .338/.378/.567 across 68 games with a .946 OPS, 157 wRC+, and a .399 wOBA for the White Sox in 2021. Nik Gaur of SoxOn35th.com joins us to explain it was Robert's performance after his injury that has people believing he could challenge for the MVP. Listen to what changes Nik saw and if it translates to long-term success. We're also waiting to see when Craig Kimbrel will be traded, just like everyone else. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Vote for the best guest of the offseason as we award our $1000 Guest Bounty at the end of March! VOTE HERE!

    Scott Merkin's White Sox Buzz From Camelback Ranch

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 32:48

    Scott Merkin of MLB.com checks in from the site of White Sox Spring Training at Camelback Ranch. Will the White Sox add more pitching? Is a new right fielder in the cards? Is this Jose Abreu's last season? What is the vibe after an early postseason exit to the Astros? The guys also break down the last week of moves and non-moves. At this point Rick Hahn's roster construction has a spotlight upon it. Will his plan work? Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    A White Sox Spring Training Party

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 30:25

    Joe Kelly, Josh Harrison and Vince Velasquez have joined your 2022 Chicago White Sox. We have offseason interview clips with Liam Hendriks, Jake Burger and David Samson as part of our final vote for the $1000 Guest Bounty. We're also breaking down the moves, the trades, the signings and the vibes with the fans at Cork & Kerry during the South Side Irish Parade. Jordan Lazowski of Sox on 35th joins us for a White Sox Spring Training Party! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    REACTION: White Sox Baseball Is Back!

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 34:55

    Baseball is back just in time with 162 beautiful games. Now the White Sox can focus on a World Series run. James Fox of FutureSox breaks down the final days of negotiations and what we will see next from Rick Hahn now that the Hot Stove is lit again. Adam Kaplan of Sox On 35th expresses his joy and why he thinks the Sox will focus on right field more than anything else. We even air a few minutes of audio with Jordan Lazowski of Sox on 35th being named the manager of a very unique travel team. His reign ended a mere two hours later when baseball returned! Oh, what could have been! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Fans Look For Alternatives

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2022 31:58

    Has the current state of Major League Baseball and the 2022 White Sox Season pushed you to look for other interests? Baseball is still set to start on time in the nearest non-affiliated independent professional baseball league. We chat with Dana Schmitt, President of the USPBL, about the beauty of being independent and the surprising effect a lack of MLB action will have on her league. Ed also has alternative podcast programming ideas that are either genius or pure madness. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    Sox Prospect Development And Cage Matches

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 30:58

    White Sox Player Development Hitting Coach Devin DeYoung joins the show before he heads down to Arizona to work with the young prospects in the system. Learn about their offseason homework, what some of the recent high-end draft picks are doing and which young player he listened to hit recently over the phone. We're also placing MLB's Rob Manfred and MLBPA Tony Clark into alternative conflicts to see who would come out on top. If we can't have baseball, we can at least make fun of those who took it away. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    Baseball Strikes Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 30:20

    Major League Baseball's State Run Media duped fans into thinking Opening Day could be saved, but they couldn't force a new CBA into existence. We take to task the lying and greed that has ripped away a glorious spring of baseball, and insulted intelligent fans everywhere. A White Sox season with World Series aspirations is now on indefinite hold, and you have the right to be angry. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    Sox Fans Reaching The Breaking Point

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2022 29:41

    Stress makes you do dumb things. (Like accidentally posting an episode of South Side Pod - another show on our network - on the Sox In The Basement feed. Those who listened early on Friday got a very different show. Oops.) Anywho...The stress has gotten to one of the guys and his advice is to start drinking heavily.  We hold a "Bad Take Tournament" to find the worst White Sox takes of the offseason. The lack of baseball has produced some awful opinions, so we'll add ours into the mix in "30 Minutes of Sox!" Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! Get your entry in by the end of February.

    Is Dallas Keuchel Cooked Or Cooking?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2022 31:06

    Is Dallas Keuchel cooked? That's a question with two different answers in this episode as the guys debate what they expect to see from the White Sox pitcher in 2022. Meanwhile the latest in the CBA negotiations has us believing we are in the home stretch. That's good news because everyone has pretty much covered everything across the White Sox landscape at this point, and we need baseball back. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! Get your entry in by the end of February.

    White Sox Postseasons Could Get Interesting

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 33:45

    What if the postseason expanded to a "reported" 14 teams with franchises picking their first round opponents like they're playing fantasy sports? We take a look at the implications for the White Sox and baseball as a whole. We also talk about the forgotten group impacted the most by the MLB Lockout. Jordan Lazowski from Sox on 35th caused trouble with PECOTA projections this week. We have him explain the system and how it really views your favorite Sox players. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! Get your entry in by the end of February.

    White Sox Drunk Dials & CBA Nonsense

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2022 29:58

    The White Sox have told their minor leaguers to take their booster shot or else. The owners and players have inched closer during negotiations, with a sneaky proposal just tossed out this weekend by MLB. But does any of that matter when we have White Sox fans drunk dialing the podcast? Hey, some of the points made in this episode may have some merit...some of them. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! Get your entry in by the end of February.

    White Sox Thoughts In The Shower

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 11, 2022 30:23

    We call MLB on their absurd position this far into CBA negotiations. Justin Salgado breaks down the best White Sox futures bets to jump on right now. And if the universal DH is a real thing starting in 2022, it seems like Rick Hahn has more ammunition for pre-season trades. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! Get your entry in by the end of February.

    Playing A Little White Sox ”Would You Rather”

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 30:17

    We could talk about the latest kerfuffle around the CBA negotiations, but instead let's play our version of White Sox "Would You Rather". It leads to some interesting discussions, and some absurd takes on possible additions to your baseball viewing experience. Sure we would rather talk about a new free agent signing or big trade just before Spring Training, but sometimes the conversation is out of your control. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! Get your entry in by the end of February.

    Scot Gregor Wants The White Sox Back

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2022 30:47

    Scot Gregor of the Daily Herald should be packing for Spring Training. Instead, he is talking with us about the CBA, if Rick Hahn's plans for the White Sox have changed since November, and what needs to happen before baseball returns. Meanwhile the owners are asking for mediation, but that doesn't mean these sides are too terrible apart on the big issues. We try to close the gap and bring reason to a maddening lockout. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! Get your entry in by the end of February.

    White Sox Fantasy Vs Reality

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 33:38

    As a brutal MLB Lockout continues to drain baseball fans, we look at some common arguments between White Sox fans. Let's separate fantasy from reality. Then we look at long-term fantasy baseball projections to find Sox players expected to take big steps in 2022 and beyond. We also try to fill out a lineup card with current rostered players and find ourselves leaving a harsh reality behind just to fix unresolved issues created by the front office. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! Get your entry in by the end of February.

    What About That White Sox Defense?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2022 29:53

    The White Sox were not very good defensively last year, so is anything going to change? We check the stats, look at some options and invoke old-time baseball quotes to attack the problem. Michael Suareo of SoxOn35th.com joins us to slot new international signings Oscar Colas and Erick Hernandez on the prospect list. He also gives an opinion on Micker Adolfo's future. Did you hear Gordon Beckham retired? We thought that already happened too! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! Get your entry in by the end of February.

    The Inevitable Hall Of Fame Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 31:53

    We reveal the players who should be heading to the Baseball Hall of Fame even if the writers are about to mess it all up. One guy who deserves more love is White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle. We use the numbers to prove that his vote total is absurdly low. Nobody is claiming our selections are perfect, but they're better than some of these writers with actual votes! Plus, we have your updates surrounding the CBA negotiations. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! There is still time to enter too!

    The White Sox Content You Need

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 34:51

    In the middle of a lockout we're bringing all the White Sox content you need. What does White Sox pitching coach Ethan Katz think the team learned from last year's postseason exit? Listen to him tell you. What will Carlos Rodon get on the open market? The numbers are coming into focus. Which Sox players are fantasy baseball darlings because of their projected 2022 offensive output? Looks like the White Sox have some budding superstars. Plus, Adam Kaplan found the 5 best pitching seasons of the past 20 seasons in a White Sox uniform. Let's talk White Sox baseball. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! There is still time to enter too!

    Jake Burger Enjoys A Good Troll

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 30:46

    Last week White Sox infielder Jake Burger put out video of his workouts at second base. This week he joins us to explain that while a positional shift is possible, he also likes to stir the pot. We talk with the troll-loving former first round draft pick about his new attitude towards social media, why Gavin Sheets is his best friend on the team and how even a pro athlete can drop a couple pop-ups in the same game. One thing is certain by the end of this interview: Jake Burger loves a good laugh! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! There is still time to enter too!

    Picturing The Start Of White Sox Baseball

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 31:28

    The owners met the players. The players weren't happy. The world burns. We take a clearer perspective on the current state of MLB/MLBPA negotiations as the plan of management has become crystal clear. Freelance photographer Joe Ruffalo also joins us to descibe what it is like to capture the action of a White Sox game. From Eloy Jimenez to Liam Hendriks to Yasmani Grandal, find out which players are the most fun to cover. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you! There is still time to enter too!

    International Signings, Bobbleheads & James Fox

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 32:48

    Chris returns from the COVID list with a cynical attitude towards bobbleheads, the MLB Lockout and families who own sports franchises. James Fox of Future Sox joins the show to talk about this Saturday's start to MLB International Signings, and how long the lockout will last. Will it cut into Spring Training or the Regular Season? His breakdown may ease your mind.  Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Memories, Business and Possible Spying

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 31:58

    With Chris "out sick", Jordan Lazowski from Sox On 35th joins Ed to talk about the CBA Negotiations (or lack thereof) and how to quantify the best of some parts of White Sox history. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Fans Enter The New Year 108ing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 33:12

    Ring in 2022 with our half of the "Sox In The Basement & From The 108 Annual Crossover Event." The drunk uncles of White Sox Twitter, BeefLoaf, Chorizy-E & My Sox Summer join us to talk about hidden finds at Guaranteed Rate Field, the best sections not located behind a foul pole and the origin of an organic fan section known as The 108. Plus, hear from the writers at Sox On 35th with their best moments of 2021 and bold predictions for 2022. This is our year, Sox Fans! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed Siebert sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    Top 10 Most Important White Sox Players In 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 33:16

    At the end of a year and the start of a new year, it is tradition in broadcasting circles to have a countdown show. We're looking ahead and bringing you the "Top 10 Most Important White Sox Players In 2022!" You may think you know who the most valuable players are next season, but have you missed someone? Let's shine a spotlight on the most important players on the Chicago White Sox. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    Get Jeff McNeil A White Sox Jersey!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 32:38

    If reports are to be believed out of New York, the Mets will be looking to trade 2B Jeff McNeil after the lockout. We look at his 2018-2020 stats versus his down year in 2021. We also look at what the White Sox could offer for the 30-year old left-handed batter. The biggest question, though, may be what White Sox jersey he would look best in! The guys have their favorite version of the Sox jersey, and it may not be the one you think. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Seasonal Dealings

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 30:52

    When the lockout ends, how much to you trust Rick Hahn to make the right trade? Adam Kaplan from Sox On 35th joins us after he sorted through the White Sox General Manager's complete list of trades to discuss the deals that worked, the deals that didn't and the results you couldn't always predict. Meanwhile, if the White Sox are signing a lot of similar relief pitchers, what does that mean? And we pull back the curtain a little on our Liam Hendriks interview. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    A Friendly Chat With Liam Hendriks

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 35:00

    White Sox closer Liam Hendriks joins us for a full episode. Find out his goals for 2022, what impressed him most about last season's White Sox, and the relief pitchers he felt had some bad luck last season. Can a pitcher really block out crowd noise? Do you even want to do that in a postseason game? Plus, Liam explains to one child why it is better to be a White Sox fan than to root for the Cubs. Ask Liam anything. Just don't ask him about Australia's spiders! Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Player Valuation: Gavin Sheets

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 30:22

    With extra time on this hands Rick Hahn is likely trying to determine the value of his player assets. Gavin Sheets presents an interesting case. What is his value to the White Sox, and is he more valuable if traded to another club? Can Sheets stick in a regular RF/DH role? Jordan Lazowski of Sox on 35th helps out with a breakdown the 2021 sample size. Plus, did the White Sox just make a sneaky-good minor league pickup with LHP Brandon Finnegan? Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox RF Pursuits Simplified

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 29:27

    We all know that right field, second base and an additional starting pitcher are the clear targets for the White Sox once baseball gets back to business. Noah Phalen joins us from Sox On 35th to break down some realistic trade targets you may not have thought about. His breakdown of right field begs the question, though, if missing out at the top means that the best options are then in-house. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Activity With James Fox

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 33:54

    Every off-season James Fox finds nuggets of information surrounding the White Sox. Even during a lockout, he still has so much to share with us. The Senior Editor at FutureSox joins us to talk rising prospects, minor league signings, post-lockout targets and his frustration with the White Sox after Dick Allen missed another shot at the Hall of Fame. We also look at a fan-suggested trade target on the west coast, and use fantasy baseball evaluations to predict 2022 offensive outputs on the White Sox. Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com!

    White Sox Coverage Just Got Better

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 37:02

    Who cares about billionaires and millionaires locking baseball out this week when you have a MASSIVE EARTH-SHATTERING ANNOUNCEMENT that will shake White Sox Nation to its core?! Sox In The Basement just joined forces with the premier White Sox site for coverage and analysis, Sox On 35th!  Joe Binder and Jordan Lazowski join us for all the details of this incredible collaboration and talk about the White Sox off-season to date. What happens after the lockout, and how will that lockout go? Plus, all the details behind this awesome partnership. We have a super-sized "30 Minutes of Sox!" Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you!

    Waiting On The White Sox

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 30:30

    While the rest of Major League Baseball went into a frenzy of front office moves before the expected lockout, the White Sox were quiet. Justifiable frustration boils over as attainable starting pitching and help at second base seemingly went everywhere except to the south side. What options are left? What is the plan now? Brought to you by Family Waterproofing Solutions! Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your comments and questions for the next episode! Chris Lanuti and his buddy Ed sit at his 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss his favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! Have a fun guest you can put on Sox In The Basement? We have a $1000 Guest Bounty for you!

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