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White Sox Talk Podcast

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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. Featuring Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, Chris Kamka, and … read more

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The White Sox BIG series against the Twins

July 4th, 2022

45:25

Chuck Garfien speaks with Dan Hayes who covers the Twins for the Athletic about this huge series between the White Sox and Twins on the South Side. Are the Twins the favorites to win the division? Is their starting …

How Josh Harrison broke out of his slump

June 30th, 2022

12:28

After a rough two months at the plate to open the season, Josh Harrison has been on fire in June. He speaks with Chuck Garfien about how he broke out of his slump, facing criticism on social media and why he believes …

Will the White Sox turn their season around?

June 28th, 2022

48:46

Over two months into the season, the White Sox are under .500, not resembling the team that many thought would win the AL Central. Chuck Garfien and …

Andrew Vaughn talks about hitting and his breakout season

June 23rd, 2022

17:32

Chuck Garfien sits down with Andrew Vaughn to discuss the ins and outs of his approach at the plate, why this year is different from last year, what …

Why Lenyn Sosa is a red-hot White Sox prospect to watch

June 21st, 2022

24:14

Infielder Lenyn Sosa is turning heads in Double-A this season, quickly becoming one of the best players in the Southern League at the age of 22. Chuck Garfien speaks with Birmingham Barons manager Justin Jirschele about …

Ozzie Guillen's stories about Freddy Garcia that make him a 2005 World Series legend

June 16th, 2022

33:36

If there's one player on the 2005 White Sox who hasn't been given enough credit, it's Freddy Garcia. Ozzie Guillen speaks with Chuck Garfien about what Garcia meant to their championship team, telling must-listen, …

The White Sox season in one word: _____.

June 14th, 2022

55:48

How do you explain the rough start to this White Sox season? We asked White Sox fans on Twitter to sum it up in one word. Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey read many of the responses and discuss how and why the season has …

How Jake Burger has become Mr. Clutch for the White Sox

June 9th, 2022

16:08

Since being called up from the minors, Jake Burger has provided a big spark to the White Sox offense thanks to his clutch hitting in the late innings. Chuck Garfien speaks with Jake about how far he's come in the last …

Why the White Sox might be headed for a 1983 turnaround

June 7th, 2022

45:06

In June of 1983, the White Sox were under .500, struggling on offense (especially at catcher), and failing to meet expectations.  Sound familiar?  But in the middle of June, the offense woke up, the starting rotation …

White Sox fans take over the podcast: Panic edition!

June 2nd, 2022

1:07:45

With the team off to a disappointing start, it's time to hear from White Sox fans! Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey tackle your biggest questions and concerns. Topics include Yasmani Grandal, Yoan Moncada, Josh Harrison, …

Tony La Russa, A.J. Pierzynski interviews and how the White Sox win without TA

May 31st, 2022

36:04

Chuck Garfien and Ozzie Guillen sit down with Tony La Russa to talk about the White Sox slow start, their struggles on offense, playing with urgency and more. Chuck speaks with A.J. Pierzynski who explains why he …

Rich King on Michael Jordan, Harry Caray and covering Chicago sports legends.

May 27th, 2022

47:32

Chuck Garfien speaks with longtime Chicago sportscaster Rich King who saw it all during his 48-year broadcasting career. King shares inside stories about some of the biggest names and biggest games he covered along the …

Inside Yasmani Grandal’s confrontation with Josh Donaldson and more

May 25th, 2022

16:19

Yasmani Grandal takes us behind the scenes what happened after Josh Donaldson called Tim Anderson "Jackie" during the Yankees series and Grandal confronted Donaldson at home plate. Grandal also talks about the addition …

Tim Anderson silences Josh Donaldson, the Yankees and their fans

May 23rd, 2022

30:17

In front of a national TV audience, Tim Anderson slugged a clutch 3-run home run in the 8th inning at Yankee Stadium, leading the White Sox to a doubleheader sweep, and getting in the last word after Josh Donaldson …

White Sox early season panic meter

May 19th, 2022

40:27

It's been an up and down start to the season for the White Sox. Is it too early to panic? Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey discuss their biggest concerns with the White Sox right now, with panic levels ranging from 1 to …

Vintage Johnny Cueto dominates in his White Sox debut

May 17th, 2022

14:47

Johnny Cueto's White Sox debut was impressive to say the least, throwing six scoreless innings against the Royals with seven strikeouts. Chuck Garfien and Ozzie Guillen talk about his electric performance, why he'll be …

Should the White Sox be concerned about the first place Twins?

May 12th, 2022

50:18

A month into the season, the White Sox are looking up at Minnesota in the AL Central. Are the Twins for real? Will the White Sox end up beating them out for the division title? Chuck Garfien speaks with Twins beat …

How Matt Foster has turned his career around

May 10th, 2022

16:24

White Sox reliever Matt Foster is having a huge comeback season in 2022. What's behind his sudden and explosive dominance? Chuck Garfien speaks with Foster about his struggles last season and what he's done to become a …

White Sox sweep the Cubs at Wrigley

May 5th, 2022

22:36

It's a greatest hits of the White Sox 2-game sweep of the Cubs. Chuck Garfien, Frank Thomas, and Ozzie Guillen interview Dylan Cease and Lucas …

The best start of Dylan Cease's career

May 3rd, 2022

18:14

Facing one of the best offenses in baseball, Dylan Cease dominated Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels on the South Side, giving up just 1 run in 7 innings with no walks and 11 strikeouts. Three-time MVP Trout went 0 …

The Andrew Vaughn Appreciation Podcast

April 28th, 2022

34:54

During a cold April for the White Sox offense, Andrew Vaughn is emerging as one of the team’s best hitters. Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey discuss …

What the heck is happening with the White Sox?!

April 25th, 2022

35:05

After winning the first three series of the season, the White Sox went on the road and completely lost their way, losing every game on the trip!  What happened and where do the White Sox go from here? Chuck Garfien and …

How the pitch clock is dramatically reducing game times in the minor leagues

April 21st, 2022

21:37

The pitch clock being used in the minor leagues this season is dramatically changing the pace of games and reducing game times by an average of 20 minutes. Some games are taking less than two hours to play! Chuck …

Early takeaways and freak out factors with MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince

April 19th, 2022

45:41

This early in the baseball season, what’s really happening with the White Sox and the rest of the AL Central? Chuck Garfien speaks with MLB.com’s Anthony Castrovince for some early takeaways and freak out factors here …

The improbable journey of 30-year-old rookie Tanner Banks

April 14th, 2022

24:10

One of the best early stories of the baseball season is about White Sox pitcher Tanner Banks who finally made it to the major leagues at …

White Sox show the Tigers who's boss in the AL Central

April 11th, 2022

19:05

The Tigers might be better this year, but in the opening series of the season, the White Sox made a statement against their AL Central rivals winning two out of three. Chuck Garfien and Gordon Beckham talk about how the …

Our 2022 season predictions!

April 7th, 2022

52:22

It’s time once again to look into the future and make our season predictions! How many strikeouts for Dylan Cease? Who will the White Sox acquire at the trade deadline? Who throws the next no-hitter? How many wins for …

What can we expect from Johnny Cueto?

April 5th, 2022

23:49

With Lance Lynn out for about 8 weeks with a knee injury, the White Sox need someone to help them fill the void. Hello, Johnny Cueto!  The White Sox …

Steve Stone breaks down the AJ Pollock/Craig Kimbrel trade

April 2nd, 2022

27:00

You want a big spring training trade? We got one!  Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox TV analyst Steve Stone about the AJ Pollock/Craig Kimbrel …

Tony La Russa’s message to White Sox fans

April 1st, 2022

24:02

Chuck Garfien speaks with manager Tony La Russa about Tim Anderson, Jose Abreu, Craig Kimbrel, and the right field situation which caused controversy amongst White Sox fans this week when La Russa questioned the need …

The Jason Benetti and Steve Stone Extravaganza

March 31st, 2022

27:09

What happens when Chuck Garfien gets together with Jason Benetti and Steve Stone? You never know. Among the topics are, Chuck's terrible impression of Keith Jackson, Steve's encounter with Yermin Mercedes, the White Sox …

Michael Kopech interview!

March 29th, 2022

25:18

Chuck Garfien speaks with Michael Kopech at spring training about what he learned as a pitcher last season and now as a starter how he wants to become a "top tier pitcher" in the game. Kopech talks about how he lost his …

Who is going to be the answer for right field?

March 28th, 2022

24:12

With Andrew Vaughn getting hurt in Sunday’s game against the Dodgers, what do the White Sox do about right field? MLB.com’s Scott Merkin joins the podcast to talk about Vaughn, Michael Conforto, and Yoelqui Cespedes. …

Why Dylan Cease is not satisfied with last year

March 24th, 2022

16:24

Dylan Cease might be coming off a breakout season, but he’s looking to be even better in 2022. He speaks with Chuck Garfien at spring training about how he wants to improve, the pitch he’s been working on the most since …

Yoelqui Cespedes talks about his dream of making the major leagues

March 23rd, 2022

12:43

White Sox prized prospect Yoelqui Cespedes is off to a hot start in spring training.  He speaks with Chuck Garfien about his love for baseball, not being able to play professionally for two seasons, and what it will …

Lucas Giolito got bigger to be better

March 22nd, 2022

17:15

Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito about why he added 20 pounds in the offseason. Plus, Dylan Cease's hunger to improve, …

Yermin Mercedes wants to be a team player in 2022

March 21st, 2022

24:55

Chuck Garfien speaks with Yermin Mercedes about his wild 2021 season: coming out of nowhere to win AL Rookie of the Month in April, his old school …

The must-listen Kendall Graveman interview

March 16th, 2022

18:24

Chuck Garfien sits down with new White Sox reliever Kendall Graveman for this impactful and emotional interview at Camelback Ranch. Kendall talks …

Josh Harrison’s “no brainer” decision to sign with the White Sox

March 16th, 2022

16:52

Chuck Garfien sits down with new second baseman Josh Harrison.  He explains why he chose to sign with the White Sox over other interested teams, why he’s so hungry to get back to the playoffs, getting up to speed with …

Tim Anderson on Tony La Russa, the Field of Dreams and being a White Sox forever

March 15th, 2022

17:55

Tim Anderson and Tony La Russa. Best friends? That’s what Tim said to Chuck Garfien in this fun and revealing conversation at spring training. Tim talks about the addition of Josh Harrison at second base, his thrilling …

Liam Hendriks says White Sox will be 'one of the most hated teams in baseball'

March 14th, 2022

14:43

Chuck Garfien sits down with White Sox closer Liam Hendriks for a candid conversation about the lockout, the addition of Joe Kelly to the bullpen, …

White Sox add Joe Kelly and Josh Harrison--who's next?

March 12th, 2022

29:56

We've got White Sox moves! Two free-agent signings within minutes of each other. Two-time World Series champion and Houston Astros hater Joe Kelly …

🚨 MLB lockout ends, free agency begins

March 10th, 2022

1:14:50

BASEBALL IS BACK! The MLB and MLBPA have reached an agreement and he 2022 season will begin in April. In an emergency podcast, Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey break down the MLB lockout coming to an end, free agency …

What the MLB lockout is doing to us and the game

March 10th, 2022

41:29

After MLB and the player's union came so close to making a deal, everything fell apart, causing MLB to cancel a second week of the regular …

Everything you want to know about the White Sox farm system with Chris Getz

March 8th, 2022

28:42

Coming to you from Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona, Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox assistant GM/player development Chris Getz about their …

Interview with White Sox top-ranked prospect Colson Montgomery

March 7th, 2022

29:27

Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox first round pick Colson Montgomery is taking part in his first spring training at Camelback Ranch in Arizona. He …

USA Today's Bob Nightengale on when the lockout ends and possible White Sox moves

March 3rd, 2022

21:01

What was the biggest mistake the players and owners made that prevented them from making a deal this week? USA Today's Bob Nightengale is here to tell us. Plus, how long he thinks the lockout will last, why it will hurt …

Opening Day cancelled...What happened and what's next?

March 2nd, 2022

54:49

CBA talks fell apart. The first week of the regular season has been canceled. What the heck happened?! Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey are here to …

The Vinnie Duber Appreciation Podcast

February 25th, 2022

40:44

Chuck and Guff say farewell to Vinnie who is leaving NBC Sports Chicago. A loss for us, but a great opportunity awaits our close friend and …

Ron Kittle remembers White Sox fan favorite Julio Cruz

February 24th, 2022

22:06

The White Sox lost another key member of their 1983 team with the passing of second baseman Julio Cruz, the catalyst for the Winning Ugly White …

How the players and owners can end the lockout with MLB Network’s Harold Reynolds

February 22nd, 2022

26:21

It's a pivotal week in the hopes of ending the lockout. What will it take for the players and owners to come to an agreement? Chuck Garfien speaks …

The story Bill Melton has never told

February 17th, 2022

1:08:55

Many White Sox fans know Beltin' Bill Melton for being the American League home run champion in 1971. Others know him from watching White Sox Pre and Post Game shows on NBC Sports Chicago. But here's a story that …

What to expect from Yoan Moncada in 2022

February 15th, 2022

50:13

What kind of hitter was Yoan Moncada last year and what kind of hitter will he be this year? It depends on who you ask. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, and Vinnie Duber have a great debate about Moncada, his value and …

Playing the hits with legendary organist Nancy Faust

February 10th, 2022

34:43

Chuck visits with Nancy Faust to talk about her 41-year career as White Sox organist.  Sitting at her home organ, she plays some of her most popular …

What's going on with the lockout?! Time to vent!!

February 8th, 2022

39:16

With negotiations dragging at a snail's pace and a miracle needed for spring training to start next week, it's time for Chuck, Guff, and Vinnie to vent their frustrations about the current state of the lockout and why …

The Forrest Gump baseball career of Greg Pryor

February 3rd, 2022

52:35

Former White Sox shortstop Greg Pryor was in the middle of everything in the late 1970s and early ’80s. He played in Disco Demolition and Tony La …

How and when the lockout will end with ESPN’s Jesse Rogers

February 1st, 2022

29:03

What’s it going to take for the players and owners to make a deal? And more importantly, when is the lockout going to end? Chuck Garfien speaks with ESPN.com baseball reporter Jesse Rogers about the ongoing lockout, …

The Hall of Fame case for Mark Buehrle & debating Bonds, Clemens

January 27th, 2022

1:04:38

White Sox legend Mark Buehrle barely stayed on the Hall of Fame ballot for another year.  What will it take for Buehrle to somehow find his way to Cooperstown?  Chuck Garfien, Chris Kamka, and Ryan McGuffey discuss …

The White Sox big signing of Oscar Colas with MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez

January 26th, 2022

20:37

A year after signing Cuban prospects Yoelki Cespedes and Norge Vera, the White Sox have added another top Cuban prospect in left-handed outfielder …

Are we finally seeing progress in the MLB lockout?

January 25th, 2022

31:49

With MLB and the players union meeting in person this week in the hopes of ending the lockout, are there reasons to be optimistic that the two sides can move closer to a deal? Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber and Maddie Lee …

The wild and wacky 1970’s with Ricky Cobb of Super 70's Sports

January 20th, 2022

1:09:52

From the big collar uniforms to Harry Caray to Disco Demolition, the White Sox were at the center of all that was fun and reckless about the 1970's. …

Distant Replay: The White Sox and Tigers epic brawl in 2000

January 18th, 2022

1:05:25

Since the players and owners are in the middle of a labor fight right now, why not look back at one of the biggest on-field fights in baseball history. On this edition of Distant Replay, it's the infamous brawl between …

Inside the MLB lockout and when it might end with The Athletic’s Jayson Stark

January 13th, 2022

50:33

Chuck Garfien speaks with Jayson Stark, senior baseball writer at The Athletic about the MLB lockout, what's at stake, and when a deal might get …

Wilbur Wood talks about his unicorn White Sox career

January 11th, 2022

41:41

What was it like to throw over 300 innings in a season or 14 innings in one day--and never need arm surgery?  Chuck Garfien speaks with former White Sox knuckleballer Wilbur Wood about his extraordinary career in the …

The Biggest White Sox 'What-ifs?' of the Century

January 6th, 2022

1:08:52

Chuck Garfien and the crew go down the rabbit hole of White Sox "What-ifs," looking back at the last 21 seasons to see how things would have played …

Are Michael Conforto and Jeff McNeil the right fits for the White Sox?

January 4th, 2022

41:43

Mets right fielder Michael Conforto is a free agent. Mets second baseman Jeff McNeil could be on the trading block. Chuck Garfien gets the inside …

Ron Kittle remembers LaMarr Hoyt, Roland Hemond and the 1983 White Sox

December 30th, 2021

1:00:26

With the recent passing of 1983 White Sox legends LaMarr Hoyt and Roland Hemond, Chuck Garfien looks back at their careers with 1983 Rookie of the …

White Sox fans take over the podcast! Part 2

December 28th, 2021

48:16

What's on the mind of our listeners? Here in Part 2, Sox fans ask Chuck Garfien and the crew for the perfect White Sox offseason after the lockout, what players will improve and regress in 2022, if the White Sox be …

White Sox fans take over the podcast! Part 1

December 23rd, 2021

46:07

It's a holiday edition of White Sox fans taking over the podcast, where listeners pick all the topics for Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie …

Former Cub Fergie Jenkins did all he could to get Dick Allen into the Hall of Fame

December 18th, 2021

30:59

Chuck Garfien continues his two-part series on Dick Allen by speaking with Ferguson Jenkins who was on the Golden Days Era committee that left Allen …

Goose Gossage on why Dick Allen belongs in the Hall of Fame

December 16th, 2021

44:43

Ask Goose Gossage about Dick Allen not getting into the Hall of Fame, and the former White Sox pitcher does not hold back. Chuck Garfien speaks with …

Is Luis Robert on the verge of greatness?

December 14th, 2021

36:18

Luis Robert's breakout season in 2021 has us wondering if this is a sign of great things to come for the White Sox center fielder. Chuck Garfien speaks with ESPN-1000 White Sox host Connor McKnight about the adjustments …

The definitive search for a second baseman

December 9th, 2021

1:01:32

With most of the top targets off the board, who are the White Sox going to get to play second base next season?  Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber and Ryan McGuffey searched all over the league, looking at every single team …

How close Ozzie Guillen came to managing the San Diego Padres

December 7th, 2021

1:06:04

Chuck Garfien sits down with Ozzie Guillen to talk about the MLB lockout and how long he believes it will last. Plus, how Ozzie almost left NBC Sports Chicago this offseason to become the new manager of the San Diego …

Minnie Minoso is a Hall of Famer!

December 6th, 2021

53:31

At long last, Minnie Minoso is headed to Cooperstown. The White Sox legend was voted in by the Golden Days Era Committee, for his electrifying and …

What to make of the White Sox now and moving forward?

December 3rd, 2021

27:31

With the offseason grinding to a halt because of the MLB lockout, what do we think of the White Sox offseason moves so far? Chuck Garfien and the podcast crew talk about the signings the Sox made before the …

What's the deal with the MLB lockout??

December 2nd, 2021

30:18

After a wild week of signings, the free-agent frenzy came to a crashing halt when MLB and the players' union allowed the collective bargaining …

Will the White Sox take part in MLB's free agent frenzy?

November 30th, 2021

45:50

It's been a wild few days for MLB's Hot Stove with huge free agent signings from coast to coast. Why haven't the White Sox spent big like the Rangers, Mets, and Mariners? What do they do now about second base with …

Thankful for Kendall Graveman! Plus, ESPN's Jesse Rogers on what else the White Sox have cooking

November 24th, 2021

49:58

Just in time for the holidays, the White Sox are on the verge of adding reliever Kendall Graveman to the bullpen. Chuck Garfien speaks with ESPN's …

Interview with World Series hero Juan Uribe!

November 23rd, 2021

25:42

Yes, this happened. Chuck Garfien caught up with the one and only Juan Uribe in a rare interview to talk about his White Sox career, making the final two putouts to clinch the 2005 World Series, what made him such a …

Our White Sox free agent predictions!

November 18th, 2021

1:02:19

What free agents are signing where this offseason? Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber and Ryan McGuffey give their predictions, including which free agents will end up with the White Sox. Everyone from Marcus Semien and Nick …

Why Minnie Minoso belongs in the Hall of Fame

November 16th, 2021

37:55

Long considered the Latino Jackie Robinson, Minnie Minoso's induction into the Hall of Fame is long overdue. Will it finally happen when the Golden …

The latest on Carlos Rodon and if Craig Kimbrel gets traded

November 11th, 2021

28:29

Chuck Garfien speaks with Vinnie Duber and Maddie Lee to discuss the two biggest White Sox stories coming out of the GM Meetings in San Diego. Agent Scott Boras spoke with the media and explained what kind of deal his …

The Ultimate Dylan Cease interview

November 10th, 2021

58:28

Chuck Garfien and Dylan Cease had so much to talk about they might have broken the record for the longest interview of the year. Cease opens up about his 2021 breakout season, the unforgettable experience starting in …

Carlos Rodon and the qualifying offer that didn’t happen

November 9th, 2021

32:26

Why didn't the White Sox make Carlos Rodon a qualifying offer for 2022?

Has he played his last game in a White Sox uniform? Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey, Vinnie Duber, and Maddie Lee to discuss the White Sox …

Everything we learned from Rick Hahn’s press conference recapping the 2021 season

November 5th, 2021

39:47

White Sox GM Rick Hahn covered a whole lot of ground in his season-ending press conference with the media. Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber, and Ryan …

Why the Braves won the World Series and the White Sox didn't

November 4th, 2021

31:59

Even though the White Sox had a better regular season than the Braves, why did Atlanta end up winning the World Series?  Chuck Garfien speaks with …

Who will the White Sox sign or acquire to play second base?

November 2nd, 2021

59:34

The White Sox are in the market for a second baseman. Who will it be? Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, and Vinnie Duber break down a list of the Top 10 candidates. They talk free agents. They talk trades. Who they'd most …

Top free agent answers for right field

October 28th, 2021

55:56

Who will be the White Sox starting right fielder in 2022? Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, and Vinnie Duber go searching for him! They pour over a list of the top 9 free agents who can fill the void in right field for the …

Jim Callis on Yoelkis Cespedes and the White Sox farm system

October 26th, 2021

43:57

Chuck Garfien catches up with Jim Callis, senior writer for MLB Pipeline to get his thoughts on the White Sox farm system. They talk about White Sox #2 prospect Yoelkis Cespedes who completed his first minor league …

Who made the best and worst White Sox predictions in 2021

October 21st, 2021

52:20

With the White Sox season in the books, time to see who made the best and worst predictions for 2021. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, Vinnie Duber, and Chris Kamka look back at their preseason predictions which covered a …

Steve Stone on the 2021 season and improvements needed for next season

October 19th, 2021

44:50

What happened with the White Sox in 2021 and what happens next? Chuck Garfien breaks it all down with White Sox TV analyst Steve Stone who explains why the Astros beat the White Sox in the ALDS and what moves the White …

Why the White Sox World Series quest went bust

October 14th, 2021

54:57

The White Sox season wasn't supposed to end like this. What happened? Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, and Vinnie Duber talk about the White Sox early exit from the playoffs, who the White Sox were in 2021, who they …

What prevented the White Sox from beating the Astros

October 13th, 2021

45:11

After losing the ALDS to the Astros in four games, Chuck Garfien breaks down what happened with Ozzie Guillen and Jason Benetti. They discuss how and why the White Sox lost Game 4 as well as the series. Plus, was there …

White Sox stay alive on a rockin’ night on the South Side

October 11th, 2021

19:28

On the brink of elimination, the White Sox came back from a 5-1 deficit to crush the Astros 12-6 in front of a frenzied Blackout crowd on the South Side. Chuck Garfien breaks down the wild night. Chuck interviews Leury …

Why everything went wrong for the White Sox in Game 2

October 9th, 2021

25:36

Houston, we have a problem. Another rough loss in the ALDS has the White Sox on the brink of elimination. Chuck Garfien, Ozzie Guillen and Ryan McGuffey break down everything that went wrong in the 9-4 loss in Game …

What the heck happened with the White Sox in Game 1?

October 8th, 2021

19:15

After a rough 6-1 loss to the Astros in Game 1 of the ALDS, Chuck Garfien, Ozzie Guillen and Ryan McGuffey break down everything that went wrong with the White Sox. Why didn't Lance Lynn mix up more of his …

Everything you need to know about the White Sox-Astros ALDS

October 7th, 2021

41:35

The playoffs are here! White Sox vs. Astros. What needs to happen for the White Sox to win the series? Chuck Garfien breaks down all the big angles with Ryan McGuffey, Vinnie Duber, and Maddie Lee. They discuss Jose …

Who's winning the ALDS and why with Astros TV analyst Geoff Blum

October 5th, 2021

42:18

The playoffs are here! It’s the White Sox vs. the Astros in the ALDS. Who wins? Who loses? Chuck Garfien speaks with 2005 World Series hero Geoff Blum who’s now the Houston Astros TV analyst for AT&T SportsNet …

What Carlos Rodon proved in his final regular season start

September 30th, 2021

25:53

From Cy Young candidate to question mark for the postseason, Carlos Rodon took the mound on Wednesday looking to prove that he belongs in the White Sox rotation in the playoffs. Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak …

Being clutch in the playoffs with 2005 World Series hero Joe Crede

September 28th, 2021

39:55

With the playoffs getting closer, Chuck Garfien speaks to former White Sox third baseman Joe Crede about what it means to be clutch in the postseason. They talk about his biggest playoff moments and why an injury in …

The White Sox are AL Central champs!

September 23rd, 2021

22:43

After the White Sox clinched the AL Central with a 7-2 victory over the Indians, Tony La Russa, Rick Hahn and Tim Anderson joined Chuck Garfien, Ozzie Guillen and Gordon Beckham to talk about their division title, …

Who are the White Sox and who will they be in the playoffs?

September 22nd, 2021

39:30

With the White Sox playing .500 baseball in the second half and struggling in September, what kind of team will they be in the playoffs? Chuck Garfien speaks with Vinnie Duber. Ryan McGuffey and Maddie Lee who all …

Inside the White Sox pitching staff with Ethan Katz

September 16th, 2021

22:02

Chuck Garfien goes to the source to get the word on several White Sox pitchers with pitching coach Ethan Katz. Find out what Dylan Cease is working on to get to the next step in his development, a recent mechanical …

Chuck and Ozzie with Joe Maddon and Liam Hendriks

September 15th, 2021

30:31

Two great guests on one podcast! Chuck Garfien and Ozzie Guillen sit down with Angels manager Joe Maddon and White Sox closer Liam Hendriks. Maddon talks about what it was like managing against Ozzie, why "the sky is …

Appreciating the legend that is Leury García

September 14th, 2021

36:39

He might be small in stature, but time and time again Leury García has come up big for the White Sox. As Lance Lynn put it after García's walk-off homer against the Red Sox on Sunday, "We call him the legend." So, why …

Paul Konerko reflects on 9/11

September 11th, 2021

33:26

On September 11, 2001, the White Sox were in New York City to play the Yankees when the World Trade Center was attacked.  Paul Konerko woke up in the …

Jimmy Lambert takes us behind the scenes of his first major league win

September 9th, 2021

33:48

Oakland might be a house of horrors for the White Sox, but not to Jimmy Lambert. The White Sox starter came up from Triple-A and shut down the A’s for his first major league victory. How did he do it? Lambert speaks …

Yasmani Grandal's unicorn season

September 7th, 2021

37:26

There is a method to the madness that is Yasmani Grandal who's putting up a group of numbers we've never seen before in baseball history. Seriously. Chuck Garfien speaks with stat guru Chris Kamka about Grandal's …

Gimme the hot sauce! Adam Amin and Stacey King are calling a White Sox game!

September 2nd, 2021

47:48

Talk about a fun conversation. It's the Chicago Bulls broadcasting team of Adam Amin and Stacey King who are switching sports on Friday, calling the …

Are the White Sox ready for October?

August 31st, 2021

40:12

The White Sox have been in first place in the AL Central for over three months, but are they ready for what's to come when the playoffs start in October? Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and White Sox Insider Vinnie Duber …

White Sox fans take over the podcast! Part 2

August 27th, 2021

33:43

Here comes round two of White Sox fans taking over the podcast. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber to address the questions, ideas, and concerns of White Sox fans. Among the topics: Tony La …

White Sox fans take over the podcast! Part 1

August 26th, 2021

48:21

The fans are back to take over the podcast! Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber to answer questions and concerns of White …

Why the White Sox are a scary matchup for the Rays in October

August 24th, 2021

40:17

After going 3-3 against the defending AL Champion Tampa Bay Rays during the regular season, how would the White Sox do against the Rays if they meet …

Eloy Jimenez wants to play left field and why it's best for the White Sox

August 19th, 2021

24:53

Whenever Eloy Jimenez comes on the podcast, you never know what to expect. This time, Eloy opens the conversation by actually interviewing Chuck Garfien. Then, Jimenez opens up about the pec muscle injury he suffered …

The White Sox vs. winning teams (with surprise guest Carlos Rodon)

August 17th, 2021

24:03

Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber discuss the White Sox struggles against teams with winning records. What's going on? What does it mean? Will it matter come playoff time? Then White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon makes a …

Want to have a walk off? Tim Anderson wins an epic Field of Dreams game

August 13th, 2021

20:35

The first ever Field of Dreams game ended in dramatic fashion with Tim Anderson crushing a 2-run homer into the cornfield in the bottom of the ninth to give the White Sox a 9-8 victory over the New York Yankees. What …

The magic of the Field of Dreams

August 12th, 2021

29:34

Coming to you from the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa, Chuck Garfien speaks with actor Dwier Brown who played Kevin Costner’s father in the Field of Dreams movie. He talks about the making of the film …

Luis Robert is back. Let's go!

August 10th, 2021

28:01

After missing three months with a torn hip flexor injury, Luis Robert is back in our White Sox lives. Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber, and Ryan McGuffey talk about the return of La Pantera, what it does for the lineup and …

Curse words, Kimbrel and everything in between with Liam Hendriks

August 5th, 2021

21:24

Chuck Garfien sits down with White Sox closer Liam Hendriks for a fun and unpredictable conversation that goes in many different directions. Liam talks about his personality as a pitcher, his favorite curse words while …

He did what??!!! Seby Zavala talks about his incredible 3-homer game

August 2nd, 2021

15:37

White Sox catcher Seby Zavala put his name in the record books over the weekend, becoming the first player in MLB history to hit his first three home runs in the same game. Chuck Garfien speaks with Zavala about his …

Emergency White Sox Talk Podcast: The White Sox get Craig 'Freakin' Kimbrel from the Cubs!

July 30th, 2021

47:31

In a stunning move before the trade deadline, the White Sox acquired 8-time All-Star Craig Kimbrel from the Cubs for Nick Madrigal and Codi Heuer. WOW. Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey react to the shocking trade which …

Are Cesar Hernandez and Ryan Tepera enough to make the White Sox World Series contenders?

July 30th, 2021

32:28

The White Sox made trades with two rivals before the deadline on Thursday, acquiring second baseman Cesar Hernandez from the Indians and reliever Ryan Tepera from the Cubs. Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey explain why …

What deals will the White Sox make before the trade deadline?

July 28th, 2021

27:28

With the trade deadline set for Friday at 3pm Chicago time, the real wheeling and dealing is about to begin. Who's coming to the White Sox? Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak with Mike Ferrin, host for MLB Network …

Eloy Jimenez is really, really, really excited to be back with the White Sox

July 27th, 2021

22:26

Hi Eloy!  After missing the first four months of the season with a torn pectoral muscle in his left shoulder, Eloy Jimenez has returned to the White …

The non-retirement of Yermin Mercedes

July 23rd, 2021

23:47

It was a surprising and confusing 24 hours for Yermin Mercedes who abruptly left the Triple-A Charlotte Knights in the middle of a game, posting on social media that he was stepping away from baseball, only to come back …

Getting real with White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn

July 22nd, 2021

14:20

It hasn’t taken long for Lance Lynn to become a fan favorite on the South Side. He speaks with Chuck Garfien about his connection with White Sox fans and the decision to sign a contract extension during the season to …

Why the White Sox have the best starting rotation in baseball

July 20th, 2021

26:42

Is there a better rotation in all of baseball than what the White Sox have with Lance Lynn, Carlos Rodón, Lucas Giolito, Dallas Keuchel, and Dylan …

White Sox trade talk with ESPN's Jesse Rogers

July 15th, 2021

32:27

ESPN baseball writer Jesse Rogers is back from Denver to speak with Chuck Garfien about the All-Star Game and possible trade targets for the White Sox, including two players he spoke with at the All-Star Game: Eduardo …

Distant Replay: AL pounds the NL in the 1983 All-Star Game at Comiskey Park

July 13th, 2021

50:33

Go back in time for the latest edition of Distant Replay! And this one's a gem. The 1983 All-Star Game at old Comiskey Park. It was the 50th …

Eloy Jimenez starting rehab assignment feeling '200 percent healthy'

July 8th, 2021

43:39

Great news for the White Sox! Over three months after tearing his left pectoral muscle in a spring training game, Eloy Jimenez is feeling great and starting a rehab assignment on Friday for Class-A Winston-Salem. Chuck …

The father-son combo of Larry Sheets and Gavin Sheets

July 8th, 2021

36:06

Baseball is in the blood for Gavin Sheets and his dad Larry Sheets, who was a power hitter in the majors for 8 seasons. Chuck Garfien speaks with both of them about Gavin's journey to the major leagues, how Hall of …

Roger Bennett's love for the White Sox, Joey Cora, and all things Chicago

July 6th, 2021

1:01:25

How does a young boy in Liverpool, England come to America and become a diehard White Sox fan? Chuck Garfien speaks with popular English soccer …

Yasmani Grandal back to his best self, Adam Eaton on MLB injuries in 2021

July 2nd, 2021

23:20

Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal who talks about his unicorn start to the season at the plate, drawing so many walks with …

White Sox-Twins: Josh Donaldson vs. Lucas Giolito, Ozzie Guillén

July 1st, 2021

17:43

What started out as a "sticky stuff" controversy between White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito and Twins third baseman Josh Donaldson went nuclear after …

White Sox trade deadline: Making sense of Eduardo Escobar rumors

June 29th, 2021

31:15

With trade rumors connecting the White Sox to Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Eduardo Escobar, it's time to dig into what's happening and separate fact from fiction. Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber and Ryan McGuffey discuss …

Going deep with White Sox announcers Jason Benetti and Len Kasper

June 24th, 2021

1:06:44

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak with White Sox announcers Jason Benetti and Len Kasper and go deep on a number of topics, including living through the pandemic, being storytellers, and their new podcast, "Sox …

What happened in Houston and how the White Sox can turn it around

June 22nd, 2021

32:38

In Houston, the White Sox had a problem. They got swept in four games. It was an ugly series from start to finish. Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey discuss what happened, the struggles of Yermin Mercedes, and why they …

Comparing White Sox starting rotations: 2005 vs. 2021

June 17th, 2021

22:24

With White Sox starters leading the American League in wins, ERA, strikeouts, and more, dare we ask the question: Is this rotation better than the one from 2005? Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey are joined by 2005 World …

White Sox' Carlos Rodón muses on MLB's 'sticky stuff' crackdown

June 16th, 2021

18:58

With Major League Baseball cracking down on the use of foreign substances by pitchers, White Sox lefty Carlos Rodón discussed the topic with Chuck Garfien. Rodón talks about why he doesn't use any extra substances while …

How White Sox fill void created by Nick Madrigal's hamstring tear

June 11th, 2021

20:23

With Nick Madrigal possibly missing the rest of the season with a hamstring injury, what do the White Sox do about second base? Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey discuss the loss of Madrigal, the rash of hamstring …

White Sox prospect Jake Burger raking in Triple-A

June 8th, 2021

34:16

After missing three full seasons due to injuries and the pandemic, Jake Burger is back in a big way. Chuck Garfien speaks with the White Sox 2017 …

A conversation with White Sox legends Paul Konerko and Jim Thome

June 3rd, 2021

45:00

Chuck Garfien catches up with Paul Konerko and Jim Thome for a conversation about their White Sox careers, the art of hitting, and much more. The two …

White Sox are freakin' good as calendar flips to June

June 1st, 2021

30:48

As the baseball calendar flips from May to June, it’s time to assess all that has happened with the White Sox in the first two months of the season and wonder what comes next. Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey break down …

Why White Sox fit best for Cubs' Kris Bryant at trade deadline

May 27th, 2021

30:19

With Cubs superstar Kris Bryant potentially on the trading block, MLB.com columnist Anthony Castrovince comes on the podcast to tell Chuck Garfien …

White Sox-Cardinals: Lucas Giolito, Jack Flaherty go head-to-head

May 25th, 2021

39:41

White Sox ace Lucas Giolito and St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty were teammates at Harvard-Westlake High School in Los Angeles. Now they’re …

Tony La Russa, Yermín Mercedes and White Sox taking it to Twins

May 20th, 2021

30:34

In one of the most unforgettable series in recent memory, the battle between the White Sox and Twins was also a dividing line between old-school and …

White Sox and Twins going in opposite directions

May 18th, 2021

46:00

The White Sox and Twins were expected to battle it out for the AL Central title, but with Memorial Day approaching, the White Sox are at the top of the division and the Twins are fighting to stay out of the cellar. Can …

How the White Sox found Yermín Mercedes, plus Jake Burger's comeback

May 13th, 2021

29:20

Yermín Mercedes has been one of the best stories in baseball in the early stages of the 2021 season as he's completed his journey from unknown prospect to the American League Rookie of the Month. So how did the White …

It's time the White Sox show the Minnesota Twins who's boss in the AL Central

May 11th, 2021

38:48

The Minnesota Twins have been taking it to the White Sox for years. How about some revenge! With the Twins limping into town with a 12-20 record, it's time for the first place White Sox to knock them down and keep them …

White Sox manager Tony La Russa taking heat for another loss

May 6th, 2021

27:05

After a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to the Reds in 10 innings, Tony La Russa is facing criticism for his decision-making in the late innings, specifically …

BREAKING: How the White Sox can overcome the loss of Luis Robert

May 4th, 2021

29:57

The injury to Luis Robert is devastating for the White Sox. First Eloy Jiménez, now Robert. The center fielder is out 12 to 16 weeks with a Grade 3 hip flexor strain, a complete tear. So what do the White Sox do now? …

White Sox manager Tony La Russa's first month back in the dugout

April 29th, 2021

32:28

It's been an up-and-down April for both the White Sox and manager Tony La Russa. Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber and Ryan McGuffey discuss how La Russa has performed in his first month back in the dugout, including how he's …

The White Sox plan for Michael Kopech in 2021

April 27th, 2021

37:35

Following Michael Kopech’s electrifying 10-strikeout victory as a starter on Sunday, how will the White Sox use their fireball pitcher going …

White Sox offseason moves: Early returns and overreactions

April 22nd, 2021

43:24

We're only three weeks into the baseball season, but after spending months poring over various free agent and trade possibilities for the White Sox, how are all of them doing to start the campaign? Chuck Garfien, Ryan …

Riding the White Sox roller coaster to start the 2021 season

April 20th, 2021

30:13

It's been a wild roller-coaster ride so far for the White Sox: big highs and big lows. Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber, and Ryan McGuffey talk about what …

White Sox' Carlos Rodón gets no-hitter after missing on perfect game

April 15th, 2021

20:48

On Wednesday, April 14th 2021, Carlos Rodón nearly went perfect. Literally a foot away, but he did become the 20th White Sox pitcher to throw a …

White Sox look to change fortunes vs. Indians in AL Central race

April 13th, 2021

29:59

Despite trading away several of their best players, the Cleveland Indians are still a formidable bunch, capable of giving the White Sox fits like they did last season, when they won eight of the 10 games against the …

What we learned about the White Sox in season's first seven games

April 8th, 2021

34:24

The White Sox started the season with World Series expectations, but so far the results have been underwhelming on the field and in the win column. …

White Sox rookie Yermín Mercedes is baseball's biggest story

April 6th, 2021

17:24

After winning American League Player of the Week honors, 28-year-old rookie Yermín Mercedes speaks with Chuck Garfien about his incredible start to …

White Sox predictions: 2021 player stats, win totals and more

April 1st, 2021

1:01:57

Now that the baseball season is officially here, it's time to make our predictions for 2021. Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber, Ryan McGuffey, and Chris Kamka look into the future and forecast what will happen with the White …

Why Albert Pujols thinks Tony La Russa will prove people wrong

March 31st, 2021

25:03

Chuck Garfien speaks with Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols about Tony La Russa, his longtime manager with the St. Louis Cardinals with whom …

Carlos Rodon talks about his comeback quest with the White Sox

March 30th, 2021

27:51

Could this be the year for Carlos Rodon? Chuck Garfien speaks with the White Sox left-hander about his impressive spring training, nailing down a …

How Emily Blady is making a difference in the White Sox front office | Women's History Month

March 28th, 2021

28:06

You might not know the name Emily Blady, but you should. She works as a baseball operations analyst in the White Sox front office and speaks with …

Can the White Sox still contend without Eloy Jiménez?

March 26th, 2021

32:23

In a devastating development, White Sox GM Rick Hahn announced in a press conference that Sox star Eloy Jiménez ruptured a pectoral tendon after trying to make a play in the outfield. He will be out 5-6 months and will …

What is Eloy Jiménez's future in White Sox outfield after another injury?

March 25th, 2021

35:49

Eloy Jiménez suffered another injury in left field. This time, he hurt his shoulder trying to catch a ball as it sailed over the fence in a spring …

Why White Sox catcher Zack Collins thinks he belongs on Opening Day roster

March 23rd, 2021

39:44

Zack Collins speaks with Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey about the competition for the White Sox backup-catcher job and why he believes it would be a …

Tony La Russa on the White Sox being "the last team standing" in 2021

March 22nd, 2021

28:17

Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox manager Tony La Russa about the past, present, and future. They discuss the 1983 ALCS when La Russa and the White Sox were on the brink of the World Series but lost a tough series …

White Sox arms Dylan Cease, Jimmy Lambert sharing house at spring training

March 18th, 2021

42:14

White Sox pitchers Dylan Cease and Jimmy Lambert are sharing a house together at spring training. The two hurlers speak with Chuck Garfien about how they keep things loose as housemates and their hopes for the season …

White Sox tab Lucas Giolito for Opening Day, Dylan Cease goes for No. 4 job

March 16th, 2021

36:33

It's official. Lucas Giolito will start for the White Sox on Opening Day against the Los Angeles Angels. Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber, and Ryan …

Why Steve Stone thinks White Sox are in for a special 2021 season

March 15th, 2021

33:44

What kind of year could be in store for the White Sox in 2021? Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox TV analyst Steve Stone about the team that’s been …

Why you shouldn't be alarmed by the White Sox spring training record

March 13th, 2021

27:34

It's been a rough spring training for the White Sox so far in the win column. But does it really matter? Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber go inside …

White Sox outfielder Eloy Jiménez talks laughs, tears and his MVP goal

March 11th, 2021

29:52

What’s in store for Eloy Jiménez in 2021? Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber speak with the White Sox left fielder about how many home runs he can hit in a season, his goal of winning an MVP, and playing alongside Luis …

Len Kasper, Darrin Jackson discuss new White Sox radio partnership

March 10th, 2021

41:33

One of the biggest moves of the White Sox offseason came in the broadcast booth, where Len Kasper became the play-by-play voice on the South Side after 16 seasons calling Cubs games on TV. Chuck Garfien gets together …

White Sox fans can return to the ballpark starting on Opening Day

March 9th, 2021

36:25

The White Sox and the City of Chicago have agreed on a plan for fans to return to Guaranteed Rate Field in a limited capacity to start the season. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and ESPN's Jesse Rogers talk about who can …

Why White Sox pitcher Lance Lynn is a 2005 World Series throwback

March 5th, 2021

30:17

Don’t stop believin’ in Lance Lynn. In his first spring training game with the White Sox, he showed us exactly what he’s all about: He doesn’t like to be taken out of games, and he doesn’t care who’s in the batter's …

Jerry Narron's insight into White Sox catchers and his artistic lineup cards

March 4th, 2021

38:02

Want an inside perspective on the White Sox from someone who came from the outside? Chuck Garfien got it from new White Sox catching coach Jerry Narron, a former major league catcher, bench coach, and manager who talks …

White Sox fireballer Garrett Crochet recaps rookie year, previews 2021

March 2nd, 2021

38:06

White Sox pitcher Garrett Crochet joins Chuck Garfien to talk about his electric rookie season, including his major league debut and a memorable performance against the Cubs. They discuss what it was like pitching in …

The return of White Sox baseball, Tony La Russa, Jake Burger and much more

March 1st, 2021

31:04

The White Sox first spring training game Sunday in Glendale, Arizona, represented the return of so much: baseball, fans in the stands, Tony La Russa and Jake Burger, back on the field three years after tearing his …

How Andrew Vaughn is approaching White Sox spring DH competition

February 26th, 2021

33:23

Will Andrew Vaughn start the season as the White Sox everyday DH? The 2019 first-round pick joins Chuck Garfien to talk about his opportunity to win the job out of spring training, how the pandemic affected his 2020 …

The case for White Sox legend Minnie Miñoso to make the Hall of Fame

February 25th, 2021

41:31

The Athletic's Joe Posnanski says White Sox legend Minnie Miñoso is the biggest void in the Hall of Fame. Chuck Garfien speaks with Posnanski, who explains why Miñoso belongs in the Hall and why he's "very optimistic" …

Breaking down White Sox vs. Twins to determine AL Central's top team

February 23rd, 2021

50:24

Everyone seems to believe that the AL Central will be decided between the White Sox and the Twins. So which is the better team? Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak with The Athletic's Dan Hayes to get the lowdown on …

Lucas Giolito describes why the White Sox should contend for years to come

February 22nd, 2021

39:10

White Sox ace Lucas Giolito speaks with Chuck Garfien about the team's "World Series or bust" attitude at the outset of spring training. He explains …

What Michael Kopech learned during time away from White Sox in 2020

February 21st, 2021

25:21

After almost a year away from the game, Michael Kopech is back with the White Sox with a new perspective on life and a new role heading into the 2021 …

Picking the White Sox biggest X-factor for the 2021 season

February 19th, 2021

44:20

As the White Sox prepare for the 2021 season, which player is going to be the difference between the team making it to the playoffs and making it to the World Series? In other words: Who's the biggest X-factor? Chuck …

White Sox set 'World Series or bust' expectations as spring training begins

February 18th, 2021

36:32

On Day 1 of spring training, general manager Rick Hahn told reporters that the goal is for the White Sox to win the World Series in 2021. That ought …

White Sox well represented in preseason American League MVP, Cy Young odds

February 16th, 2021

39:58

If José Abreu wants to repeat as American League MVP in 2021, he's got plenty of competition on his own team. Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber, and Ryan McGuffey go over the preseason MVP odds put out by PointsBet …

Tim Anderson gets you fired up for the 2021 White Sox season

February 11th, 2021

55:11

With spring training about to begin, Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson to get you primed for baseball season. They talk about the White Sox offseason moves, how new manager Tony La Russa will …

Luis Robert is the White Sox player no one's talking about this offseason

February 9th, 2021

36:06

With so much focus on who the White Sox did and didn't add to the roster this winter, it seems one of the biggest X-factors for the 2021 season has flown a little bit under the radar. Luis Robert had an impressive …

Mike Ferrin of MLB Network Radio says White Sox can win the pennant

February 5th, 2021

42:01

After making the playoffs in 2020 and adding to the club this winter, the White Sox are looking like one of the best teams in the AL, and MLB Network Radio host Mike Ferrin agrees. Chuck Garfien speaks with Ferrin about …

What Nelson Cruz returning to Minnesota means for the Twins and White Sox

February 4th, 2021

35:55

With White Sox killer Nelson Cruz resigning with the Twins, how does this affect not only the Twins but the White Sox in 2021? Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber discuss where the White Sox stand after the …

The White Sox 'Tournament of G.O.A.T.S.' Which team is the all-time best?

February 2nd, 2021

54:18

Which White Sox team is the best in franchise history? 2005? 1906? 1959? 1993? The White Sox and Out of the Park Baseball came together to create a …

White Sox second baseman Nick Madrigal wants to join MLB’s 3,000-hit club

January 28th, 2021

28:52

Nick Madrigal is ready for big things in 2021 — and over the course of his big league career. Chuck Garfien goes 1-on-1 with the White Sox second baseman, discussing Madrigal’s rookie season, what he looks to build off …

Why MLB Network's Jon Morosi voted for Mark Buehrle for the Hall of Fame

January 27th, 2021

36:18

White Sox great Mark Buehrle was one of several first-timers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot. He didn't earn election this time around — no one did this year — but a noticeable amount of voters included Buehrle on …

Where's Nelson Cruz going to sign?

January 26th, 2021

41:00

Nelson Cruz has been a White Sox killer for the past two seasons with the Minnesota Twins, but the free-agent DH could find a new team this …

Gordon Beckham opens up about his White Sox career

January 21st, 2021

1:00:22

When Gordon Beckham was called up by the White Sox in 2009, it said in the newspaper "The savior is here." What was it like to play under such hype and expectations? Beckham speaks with Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey …

Why Liam Hendriks signed with the White Sox

January 19th, 2021

45:52

The White Sox signed the best closer on the free-agent market, but what convinced Liam Hendriks to come to the South Side? Chuck Garfien goes 1-on-1 with the White Sox new ninth-inning man to find out what brought him …

Oddsmakers like the White Sox chances of winning the World Series

January 14th, 2021

38:14

The White Sox started the 2019 season with 75-1 odds to win the World Series. Two years later, things have dramatically changed. The White Sox are among the teams with the best odds to win the World Series in 2021. …

Aaron Bummer raves about the White Sox signing Liam Hendriks

January 13th, 2021

25:59

The White Sox made a major move by signing Liam Hendriks. What do his new teammates think about their new closer? White Sox reliever Aaron Bummer …

White Sox sign Liam Freakin' Hendriks!

January 12th, 2021

31:46

The White Sox have added another big-time piece to the puzzle, reportedly signing free agent closer Liam Hendriks to a four-year deal. What does the …

What the Francisco Lindor trade means for the White Sox

January 8th, 2021

27:40

How can one man have all that power to essentially make a 3 team race into a 2 team race? The Cleveland Indians traded away one of the game's best players in Francisco Lindor to the New York Mets, seemingly leaving the …

Will the White Sox sign Liam Hendriks?

January 7th, 2021

33:14

As the White Sox build their roster ahead of the 2021 season, they are reportedly interested in adding a free-agent closer, connected to Liam …

Dylan Cease feeling optimistic about 2021

January 5th, 2021

29:53

Last year the White Sox made the playoffs, but this year the team has a bigger goal in mind. Chuck Garfien discusses the feeling around the 2021 White Sox with starting pitcher Dylan Cease, who feels really good about …

IT'S OUR FREAKIN' 500TH PODCAST PALOOZA!

December 31st, 2020

1:15:36

It's the 500th episode of the White Sox Talk Podcast and we couldn't have done it without you! The entire White Sox Talk crew of host Chuck Garfien, …

White Sox get Yoelqui Cespedes, but what about Oscar Colas?

December 29th, 2020

47:42

The White Sox are adding a top-ranked international prospect to their farm system with the signing of Yoelqui Céspedes. And that might not be all, as …

Distant Replay: The Bo Jackson Game

December 24th, 2020

1:06:54

In this edition of Distant Replay, where the crew looks back at a classic White Sox game, Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka discuss the Bo Jackson game on September 27, 1993. It was the night when Jackson …

Jim Abbott's extraordinary baseball career

December 22nd, 2020

58:28

Former White Sox pitcher Jim Abbott has one of the most unique stories in baseball history. Born without a right hand, Jim played and excelled in the major leagues, even throwing a no-hitter. Host Chuck Garfien is …

Meet new White Sox pitching coach Ethan Katz

December 17th, 2020

37:01

The White Sox have rounded out their already solid pitching rotation by adding star Lance Lynn to the rotation and new pitching coach Ethan Katz has …

Inside some of the White Sox biggest signings and trades with Dan Evans

December 15th, 2020

1:03:16

Chuck Garfien is joined by former White Sox executive Dan Evans as they go behind the scenes of some of the White Sox biggest signings and trades of the 1980s and 1990s. Evans discusses how he started as an intern with …

2020 Winter Meetings: Adam Eaton is back in a White Sox uniform

December 11th, 2020

23:34

Adam Eaton is officially back with the White Sox. In a surprising move, the man who brought Lucas Giolito and others to the South Side has come full …

2020 Winter Meetings: Lance Lynn is ready to win a World Series

December 10th, 2020

27:10

The White Sox traded for one of the best pitchers on the market in Lance Lynn, signaling to the baseball world that they have World Series aspirations in 2021. Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber and Ryan McGuffey talk with the …

2020 Winter Meetings: Dallas Keuchel on new teammates and the 2021 White Sox

December 9th, 2020

38:25

Fans have their reactions to the White Sox recent additions. And the players have their reactions, too. White Sox pitcher Dallas Keuchel joins Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber to discuss his new teammates, …

2020 Winter Meetings: White Sox trade for Lance Lynn, sign Adam Eaton

December 8th, 2020

36:45

On Day 2 of the Winter Meetings, the White Sox made two significant moves, acquiring veteran starting pitcher Lance Lynn in a trade with the Texas Rangers and reuniting with right fielder Adam Eaton on a free-agent deal …

Hall of Famer Goose Gossage remembers his friend Dick Allen

December 8th, 2020

27:39

The White Sox family lost a great player and person Monday, when 1972 American League MVP Dick Allen died at the age of 78. To honor and remember him, Chuck Garfien is joined by Hall of Famer, teammate and Allen's close …

2020 Winter Meetings: Who should play right field for the White Sox in 2021?

December 8th, 2020

22:48

The virtual Winter Meetings are here, and the White Sox Talk Podcast will be on every day this week to keep fans up to date on the latest rumors …

What Jim Bowden is hearing about White Sox offseason moves

December 4th, 2020

23:34

The 2020 Winter Meetings are going to be much different this year but GMs and executives across the league are still discussing trades like every other year, including your Chicago White Sox. Host Chuck Garfien is …

Kyle Schwarber, Eddie Rosario become free-agent possibilities for White Sox

December 3rd, 2020

46:38

The MLB non-tender deadline has come and gone, with the White Sox non-tendering Carlos Rodón and Nomar Mazara. But other players who were non-tendered by their teams suddenly join the list of free-agent options for the …

Why the White Sox should trade for Blake Snell

December 1st, 2020

45:04

Hot stove season is here, and rumors involving some of the best players in the game are swirling. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, and Vinnie Duber …

What about Kris Bryant to the White Sox?

November 26th, 2020

25:39

If the White Sox are looking to make an upgrade in right field, they might not have to look too far to find one. With rumors circulating about a …

Jake Burger: "I finally feel like my full self again"

November 24th, 2020

41:34

After two long years dealing with injuries and depression, Jake Burger is healthy and back in action. Chuck Garfien is joined by the White Sox former 1st round pick to discuss his journey to become a better version of …

Mark Buehrle's Hall of Fame chances with MLB Network's Brian Kenny

November 19th, 2020

31:28

Mark Buehrle is without question one of the greatest White Sox players ever. But was he good enough to be elected into the Hall of Fame? Chuck Garfien is joined by MLB Network's Brian Kenny to discuss Buehrle's case for …

Our free agent predictions!

November 17th, 2020

1:01:56

With Hot Stove season underway, it's time to dive into free agency. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber predict where 10 of the top free agents will wind up signing, including predictions for the White Sox …

José Abreu wins the American League MVP

November 13th, 2020

35:37

White Sox first baseman José Abreu is the American League MVP after a career year during the 2020 season. Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka to break down Abreu's season and what lies ahead for the …

Reaction to Tony La Russa's DUI charge

November 11th, 2020

26:23

According to reports, new White Sox manager Tony La Russa was charged with a DUI one day before he was officially hired by the White Sox. Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey discuss and react to the news and what it might …

Peter Gammons on the White Sox offseason

November 10th, 2020

40:50

Chuck Garfien speaks with legendary baseball writer Peter Gammons about what he saw from the White Sox in 2020, what they might do this offseason, what free agents will sign where and more.

(3:45) - Are the White Sox …

James McCann on free agency, La Russa and more

November 6th, 2020

40:11

Has James McCann played his final game with the White Sox? Chuck Garfien speaks with the free agent catcher about his status this offseason and if …

NBA's Frank Kaminsky: the biggest White Sox fan on the planet

November 5th, 2020

47:48

In a fun and lively conversation with Chuck Garfien, 7-foot center Frank Kaminsky of the Phoenix Suns talks about his all-time favorite team: the White Sox. He tells the story about why he was in tears during Game 2 of …

Ozzie Guillén reacts to the hiring of Tony La Russa

November 3rd, 2020

51:37

In a conversation with Chuck Garfien, Ozzie Guillén talks for the first time since being notified by the White Sox that they would not interview him …

World Series MVP Dave Stewart describes what it's like to play for Tony La Russa

October 30th, 2020

30:36

Tony La Russa's hiring as the new White Sox manager has been greeted with mixed reactions from South Side baseball fans. But La Russa is undoubtedly one of baseball's all-time winners. Seeking insight on what it's like …

Tony La Russa named White Sox manager

October 29th, 2020

42:34

The White Sox have found their guy. Tony La Russa is back for a second stint as the South Side skipper, this time tasked with taking a young, talented team from rebuilders to contenders to World Series champions. Chuck …

Inside the managerial mind of Tony La Russa

October 29th, 2020

23:03

With buzz increasing that Tony La Russa could be the next White Sox manager, Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber are joined by longtime St. …

White Sox fans take over the podcast! Part 2

October 28th, 2020

42:28

Due to the amount of responses to the White Sox Talk bat signal, Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber come back to answer another batch of fan questions. In Part 2, the crew discusses whether the White Sox …

White Sox fans take over the podcast! Part 1

October 27th, 2020

45:08

Chuck Garfien sent out the White Sox Bat signal and asked for your questions and you delivered. Chuck is joined by teammates Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber as they answer White Sox fans questions about the manager …

Who we're signing this offseason

October 22nd, 2020

36:13

The White Sox continue to search for a new manager to replace Rick Renteria, but this offseason will require them to fill other holes, as well. What …

Why Tony La Russa might not manage the White Sox

October 20th, 2020

48:28

Host Chuck Garfien, Chris Kamka and Ryan McGuffey discuss why Tony La Russa might not return to Chicago to manage the White Sox. They review an interview La Russa did last winter explaining his concerns about managing …

Bob Nightengale: "It's La Russa's job to lose"

October 15th, 2020

53:30

To the surprise of many White Sox fans, Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa has seemingly become the front runner for the White Sox managerial opening, according to USA Today's Bob Nightengale. In a jam-packed episode, …

Geoff Blum on A.J. Hinch or Alex Cora managing White Sox

October 14th, 2020

37:10

The search is on for the next manager of the White Sox. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Astros broadcaster and former White Sox World Series hero Geoff Blum to discuss two candidates Blum knows from their time with the …

White Sox move on from Rick Renteria and Don Cooper

October 12th, 2020

1:00:45

The White Sox are officially looking for a new manager and a new pitching coach after parting ways with Rick Renteria and Don Cooper. Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey, Vinnie Duber, and Adam Hoge to discuss what …

Steve Stone analyzes the 2020 season and what happens this offseason

October 8th, 2020

40:37

Chuck Garfien is joined by legendary White Sox broadcaster Steve Stone to discuss the ups and downs of the 2020 White Sox season, what went wrong after clinching a playoff spot and what the future looks like for this …

What happened in the playoffs and what happens next?

October 6th, 2020

52:55

Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber to analyze what went wrong in the playoffs with the White Sox, what possible changes could …

Sounding off on the end of the White Sox season

October 2nd, 2020

46:01

After a fun rollercoaster ride in 2020, the season came to a screeching halt on Thursday with a 6-4 loss to the A's in Game 3. Host Chuck Garfien …

Ozzie and Frank break down Game 2--and what happens in Game 3

October 1st, 2020

36:59

The White Sox lost Game 2 of their AL Wild Card Series with the Oakland Athletics to set up a win-or-go-home Game 3 on Thursday. Chuck Garfien is joined by Ozzie Guillen, Frank Thomas and Ryan McGuffey to break down …

Ozzie, Frank and the White Sox big win in Game 1

September 30th, 2020

30:05

Chuck Garfien is joined by Ozzie Guillen, Frank Thomas and Ryan McGuffey to discuss the dominant pitching of Lucas Giolito, the hitting of Adam Engel …

Everything you need to know about the White Sox-A's playoff series

September 29th, 2020

43:16

The White Sox are starting their first playoff series in 12 years, and there's excitement in White Sox Nation. Chuck Garfien is joined by Vinnie Duber and Ryan McGuffey as they preview the AL Wild Card Series between …

White Sox playoff preview with Ozzie and Frank

September 28th, 2020

25:19

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ozzie Guillen and Frank Thomas as they wrap up the White Sox regular season and preview the White Sox playoff series …

A.J. Pierzynski discusses a bad week in Cleveland

September 25th, 2020

29:48

The White Sox have hit a lull, with five straight losses and a 1-6 record on their road trip through Ohio. Who would know what to do in this …

Hawk Harrelson weighs in on the 2020 White Sox

September 24th, 2020

46:25

The White Sox have lost four straight and are not playing their best baseball as the season nears its end. Chuck Garfien discusses the slumping White Sox and addresses fan doubts about the team heading into the …

Best and worst playoff matchups for the White Sox

September 22nd, 2020

31:42

The White Sox are headed to the playoffs for the first time in a dozen years and await their opponent for the wild card round. Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber and Ryan McGuffey discuss the possible matchups and outline …

The White Sox make the freakin’ playoffs!

September 17th, 2020

17:39

After the White Sox clinched their first playoff berth since 2008 with an exciting comeback win over the Twins, host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey to discuss what it means after a long postseason drought and …

Why the White Sox are winning the AL Central

September 17th, 2020

35:58

As the regular season is winding down, the White Sox are close to winning the AL Central after a tough 3-way battle between the Indians and the …

Who will win the MVP?

September 15th, 2020

11:47

With the White Sox contending for the AL Central title, they have two legitimate MVP candidates in José Abreu and Tim Anderson, but will either of them win the award over the likes of Nelson Cruz, Mike Trout and Shane …

White Sox rivalry talk with Ozzie Guillén and Ron Gardenhire

September 14th, 2020

12:25

Rivalries are long lasting, and some produce friendships between rivals who share a mutual respect. Chuck Garfien is joined by two former AL Central rivals, World Series winning White Sox skipper Ozzie Guillén and …

Distant Replay: Tom Seaver's 300th victory

September 10th, 2020

1:00:17

Winning 300 games in a career is no small feat for a big league pitcher. But Tom Seaver did it during his Hall of Fame career, and he reached the milestone in a White Sox uniform. To honor and remember the late Seaver, …

How the White Sox can win the AL Central

September 8th, 2020

38:42

The White Sox are on a roll, and as the regular season nears its end, it looks like they not only have a chance to be in the playoffs but to win the …

The most under the radar prospect from the rebuild

September 4th, 2020

25:31

Today's White Sox stars got a lot of attention when they were minor leaguers, and they earned every bit of it. But there was a prospect who was not …

Ozzie Guillén remembers Tom Seaver

September 3rd, 2020

15:03

Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver died this week at the age of 75. Seaver became a legend as a New York Met, but during his time with the White Sox he won his 300th game and he made a big impact on Ozzie Guillen's career. …

Your first-place Chicago White Sox!

September 1st, 2020

28:20

After a slow start to the season, the White Sox are now in the driver's seat atop the AL Central standings after a thrilling comeback win over the Minnesota Twins. Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber and Ryan McGuffey discuss …

How Lucas Giolito threw his no-hitter

August 27th, 2020

43:40

Lucas Giolito went from being the worst pitcher in baseball to accomplishing a feat only 18 other pitchers have done in a White Sox uniform. How did …

Lucas Giolito threw a freakin' no-hitter!

August 26th, 2020

25:36

White Sox ace Lucas Giolito pitched the 19th no-hitter in team history against the Pittsburgh Pirates! In a performance for the ages, Giolito threw …

White Sox fans take over the podcast--again!

August 25th, 2020

46:53

Being a White Sox fan should feel pretty good right now. After the South Siders took two of three games from the Cubs in the first Crosstown series …

Frank Thomas believes the Sox can reach the 2020 World Series

August 24th, 2020

12:22

White Sox great and Hall of Famer Frank Thomas joins host Chuck Garfien to discuss Frank's early World Series prediction for the White Sox. They get into what makes them a contender, what needs to happen to put …

White Sox vs. Cubs in Crosstown: Round 1

August 21st, 2020

25:02

The last time the White Sox and Cubs met in the regular season with a pair of winning records was 2008. This season, both teams have playoff …

Tim Anderson is changing the game

August 20th, 2020

38:21

Tim Anderson returned from a short stint on the injured list, and it’s like he never left. But Anderson hasn’t just picked up with production at the plate, he’s continuing his mission to bring more fun to the field. …

White Sox fans take over the podcast!

August 18th, 2020

54:54

The fans take over the podcast! Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber to answer the questions and concerns of White Sox fans. Rick Renteria's job security, other options for right field, …

Dallas Keuchel's wakeup call to the White Sox

August 13th, 2020

23:14

After an embarrassing loss to the Detroit Tigers on Monday, Dallas Keuchel called out his teammates in person and in the media to be better and it seems to have worked. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey to …

What we like and don't like about the 2020 White Sox season

August 11th, 2020

42:36

The White Sox are doing alright but there are things to be concerned about so far. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey and Adam Hoge as they discuss the things they like and don't like about the Sox so far.

Can Luis Robert win the MVP??

August 6th, 2020

22:39

The buzz is growing about rookie Luis Robert who's been playing like a breakout superstar in his first season with the White Sox. So much so, could …

MLB Network's Dan Plesac raves about the White Sox

August 4th, 2020

34:44

Host Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey are joined by MLB Network's Dan Plesac. He explains why he's so impressed with Luis Robert, why he thinks the White Sox will make the playoffs, COVID's impact on the season, his love …

Ozzie Guillen believes in the White Sox

July 30th, 2020

21:32

A slow start to the season has White Sox fans in a panic. What does Ozzie Guillen think about it? Host Chuck Garfien is joined by the former Sox manager and NBCS Chicago baseball analyst to get his thoughts on the …

Can the White Sox compete with the Twins in 2020?

July 28th, 2020

41:27

It was only three games, but after giving up 27 runs to the Twins in the first series of the season, we're left wondering: can the White Sox compete with them for the division in 2020? Host Chuck Garfien is joined by …

Rick Hahn on the 2020 White Sox

July 25th, 2020

15:26

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by White Sox GM Rick Hahn, to discuss the 2020 White Sox. Hahn and Chuck discuss the roster, the young phenom Luis …

How the White Sox can win the World Series in 2020

July 23rd, 2020

37:50

What if you were told that the 2020 White Sox could win the World Series? How would you react? Well, prepare yourself. Host Chuck Garfien is joined …

Believe the hype about Luis Robert

July 21st, 2020

35:22

White Sox rookie Luis Robert is showing signs that he could dominate baseball for a long time. But considering he has yet to play in a regular season …

The Sox Talk & Cubs Talk rivalry podcast

July 17th, 2020

35:15

In a rivalry like no other, Chicago's 2 baseball teams clash not on the diamond, but on a podcast. Host Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber are joined by David Kaplan, Gordon Wittenmyer, and Maddie Lee of the Cubs Talk …

Don't forget about Jimmy Lambert

July 16th, 2020

23:30

If White Sox pitching prospect Jimmy Lambert has been flying under your radar, he shouldn't be. In his first game action since having Tommy John …

Real talk with Tim Anderson

July 14th, 2020

36:01

Tim Anderson won the batting title last season. What does he have in store for this season? Host Chuck Garfien is joined by the White Sox shortstop to discuss the excitement surrounding the White Sox, his growth as a …

Can MLB pull this off?

July 10th, 2020

20:43

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Vinnie Duber inside Guaranteed Rate Field to discuss if MLB will be able to complete the 2020 season amid the coronavirus pandemic. What are the biggest hurdles? Will players stay safe …

Impressions from Summer Camp

July 9th, 2020

27:35

Live from Guaranteed Rate Field host Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber give you the sights and sounds from Summer Camp as the White Sox get prepared to start the season. Luis Robert looks like a natural in centerfield. …

Lucas Giolito on the challenges of the 2020 season

July 7th, 2020

27:50

Host Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito about playing baseball during the pandemic, facing the Twins on Opening Day, his …

Who will win the AL Central?

July 2nd, 2020

41:35

With only 60 games to play in the 2020 MLB season it seems like there will be a 3 team race to the top of the AL Central. To discuss and debate, host Chuck Garfien is joined by Anthony Castrovince and Do-Hyoung Park of …

White Sox 1st round pick Garrett Crochet says he's ready for the Majors

June 30th, 2020

29:25

In the 2020 MLB Draft, the White Sox selected pitcher Garrett Crochet 11th overall in the first round. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Crochet to …

Steve Stone predicts BIG things for the White Sox

June 29th, 2020

28:49

With baseball starting up again this week with spring training 2.0, what can we expect from the White Sox in this unprecedented season? Host Chuck …

James McCann on why negotiations got so ugly

June 25th, 2020

26:13

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by White Sox catcher and White Sox player rep James McCann in an interview where McCann did not hold back on the long …

There will be a season...we think

June 23rd, 2020

32:10

After months of squabbling, it seems like baseball is finally happening. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber to discuss the latest developments, the current state of the game, and the …

So you're saying there's a chance?

June 18th, 2020

34:49

In the span of 48 hours, baseball fans everywhere went from despair to excitement with rumors that the players and owners are close to a deal. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Adam Hoge, Vinnie Duber, and Ryan McGuffey …

Rob Manfred's 180 on the baseball season

June 16th, 2020

34:51

Just a week after he said there will be a baseball season, the commissioner of the MLB Rob Manfred announced in an interview that he is not confident that there will be a season. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan …

Albert Belle on Sosa, McGwire, PEDs and his 1998 season

June 15th, 2020

27:23

Former White Sox slugger Albert Belle speaks with host Chuck Garfien about his 1998 season which he says is “one of the greatest second halves in the history of baseball without an asterisk next to it.” Belle explains …

White Sox draft Garrett Crochet—and there will be baseball in 2020

June 11th, 2020

35:31

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey, Adam Hoge and Vinnie Duber to discuss the White Sox drafting Garrett Crochet from the University of Tennessee. He’s been compared to Chris Sale?! What do they think about …

Why Paul Konerko supports the players in battle vs. MLB

June 9th, 2020

32:17

With owners and players unable to come to an agreement on a 2020 baseball season, White Sox legend Paul Konerko speaks with host Chuck Garfien, …

MLB.com's Jim Callis talks White Sox draft--who will they take in the 1st round?

June 4th, 2020

36:23

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline and MLB.com, to discuss next week's MLB draft. Jim discusses how the draft will be different with it being reduced to only five rounds this year. Then, he …

Hope in a bad time with Laurence Holmes and Tim Anderson

June 2nd, 2020

50:45

As the country faces rough times not only with the pandemic but the many demonstrations of protest against police brutality, it's time we had a real …

Will the players and owners come to an agreement for baseball in 2020?

May 28th, 2020

30:29

The MLB players' union isn't happy with the first economic proposal by MLB owners. Will the two sides come to an agreement?  If so, how and when? Host Chuck Garfien is joined by NBCS Chicago's White Sox coverage team …

Dylan Cease is ready to play right now

May 26th, 2020

27:28

Negotiations are expected to heat up this week between MLB and the players union about playing a season in 2020. Host Chuck Garfien shares what he's heard. Then, White Sox pitcher Dylan Cease speaks with Chuck about …

Evan Marshall gives the player perspective on starting the season

May 21st, 2020

28:01

MLB owners and players are still working to find a solution to start the 2020 season. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by White Sox pitcher Evan Marshall …

Distant Replay: A.J. Pierzynski vs. the Cubs

May 20th, 2020

59:26

14 years ago today, Michael Barrett socked A.J. Pierzynski in the face, starting a benches clearing brawl between the White Sox and Cubs on the South Side. Six weeks later, Pierzynski got revenge against Barrett and …

Don Cooper believes we need baseball in 2020

May 19th, 2020

33:54

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper who explains why there needs to be a baseball season, why he's optimistic it will happen, why the White Sox pitching staff might get off to a good …

What was it like coaching during the '90s Bulls era

May 14th, 2020

33:27

Chicago in the '90s was all about Michael Jordan and the Bulls, so what was it like for the other major teams during that time? Host Laurence Holmes …

Checking in with Chuck and Jason

May 14th, 2020

38:21

Chuck Garfien is joined by White Sox play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti to discuss the coronavirus pandemic, how Jason is connecting with White Sox fans on Twitter, the chances of baseball in 2020, what music they're …

Will the players say yes to new proposal to start the season?

May 12th, 2020

32:44

MLB owners have approved a plan for a 2020 baseball season, but will the players accept it? Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Vinnie Duber and Adam …

Why Philip Humber wasn't the same after his perfect game

May 11th, 2020

1:01:36

Eight years after shocking the baseball world with his perfect game against the Seattle Mariners, former White Sox pitcher Philip Humber opens up to Chuck Garfien about the game that was the highlight of his career--and …

Tyler Saladino on the world watching him play baseball

May 7th, 2020

45:00

In a world deprived of sports, baseball season has begun in South Korea where former White Sox infielder Tyler Saladino plays for the Samsung Lions. Tyler joins host Chuck Garfien to discuss the significance of playing …

Distant Replay: Philip Humber’s perfect game

May 5th, 2020

52:19

On this edition of Distant Replay, the crew takes a deep dive looking back at Philip Humber’s perfect game in 2012. How did he do it? Was it really a perfect game? Why Mark Buehrle’s perfect game has always overshadowed …

Jason Benetti and Bill Walton

May 4th, 2020

45:31

During our "Be Chicago" telethon to raise money for United Way's COVID-19 relief fund for Chicago, White Sox play-by-play announcer Jason Bennetti spoke with the one and only Bill Walton. The eccentric NBA Hall of Famer …

2005 World Series champion White Sox reunion!

April 30th, 2020

42:48

What happens when you reunite seven key members of the 2005 White Sox on a Zoom call? You’re about to find out. Ozzie Guillen, A.J. Pierzynski, …

Bob Nightengale on momentum building for baseball in 2020

April 29th, 2020

18:06

After breaking the story about MLB's new ideas for a 2020 baseball season, USA Today's Bob Nightengale joined host Chuck Garfien to talk about all …

Top 10 White Sox players we hated to love

April 28th, 2020

51:04

With the "The Last Dance" documentary highlighting Bulls bad boy Dennis Rodman, host Chuck Garfien wanted to know: who are the top 10 White Sox …

Michael Jordan vs. Old Comiskey Park

April 23rd, 2020

33:16

It was the most exciting batting practice in White Sox history. Michael Jordan taking swings at Old Comiskey Park before a White Sox game in 1990. The site of seeing Jordan in a White Sox uniform hitting home runs was …

Why a Sox team doctor thinks baseball can be played in 2020

April 22nd, 2020

28:06

Host Chuck Garfien and NBCS Chicago White Sox insider Adam Hoge speak about Hoge's interview with White Sox team physician, Dr. Nik Verma who believes there's a real possibility that baseball can be played in 2020.


Incredible inside stories about Michael Jordan's baseball career

April 21st, 2020

38:18

With the 'Last Dance' documentary chronicling Michael Jordan's final season with the Bulls, host Chuck Garfien takes an inside look at Jordan's one …

Why Scott Podsednik almost didn't become a World Series hero

April 19th, 2020

17:05

Scott Podsednik will always be remembered for hitting the game-winning home run in Game 2 of the 2005 World Series. But what it took for him to reach …

Distant Replay: The Carlton Fisk home run that broke Boston's heart

April 16th, 2020

1:00:15

In his very first game with the White Sox in 1981, Carlton Fisk hit a game-winning 3-run homer in the 8th inning at Fenway Park against his former team. It was madness--not only on the field, but in the broadcast booth …

Dallas Keuchel holding out hope for baseball in 2020

April 14th, 2020

19:16

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by newly acquired White Sox pitcher, Dallas Keuchel as he discusses the time he couldn't play baseball before the …

James McCann "This is much bigger than the game"

April 10th, 2020

17:55

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by White Sox catcher James McCann as they discuss the effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on McCann and his family, his thoughts on the proposal to start the season in Arizona, how he is …

White Sox pitcher Steve Cishek and the real heroes against COVID-19

April 9th, 2020

22:20

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by White Sox pitcher Steve Cishek as they discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted his family who work in the medical field, how he's adjusting to life without baseball and if playing …

The 21st Century White Sox Fantasy Draft!

April 7th, 2020

1:00:21

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey, Vinnie Duber and Adam Hoge as they hold a White Sox fantasy draft consisting of players from the 21st …

Could the White Sox season start in Arizona without fans?

April 6th, 2020

35:33

The chance that baseball will be played this year is still a possibility, but could they play without fans? Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan …

Remembering White Sox great Ed Farmer

April 3rd, 2020

31:07

White Sox nation lost a legend in the passing of broadcaster and former player Ed Farmer. Host Chuck Garfien and NBCS Chicago White Sox insider Adam Hoge discuss memories of Ed Farmer and react to comments made by Ed's …

Comedian and White Sox fan Pat McGann

April 2nd, 2020

29:01

During this down time, it's nice to be able to laugh a little. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by comedian and White Sox fan Pat McGann as they discuss how Pat has been staying busy and funny at home, Pat's intrigue with …

Former White Sox pitcher Cliff Politte on the dominance of the '05 White Sox

April 1st, 2020

19:46

The 2005 White Sox pitching staff was a sight to behold, going to the World Series and sweeping the Houston Astros. Cliff Politte was on that staff …

What the 2020 baseball season might look like

March 31st, 2020

35:11

Chuck Garfien is joined by Vinnie Duber and Adam Hoge as they discuss the many different scenarios being considered by MLB for a possible 2020 baseball season.

(1:36) - How MLB is planning to have a baseball season

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Tim Anderson bringing positivity to “Opening Day”

March 26th, 2020

25:07

With the start of the season suspended because of the COVID-19 virus, Tim Anderson is here to lift your spirits.  Tim tells Chuck Garfien why he’s staying so positive during this time (4:30), Ozzie Guillen calls up and …

The person who first taught Chuck and Jason how to be sportscasters

March 24th, 2020

38:32

Chuck Garfien and Jason Benetti speak with Bob Comstock, their former broadcasting teacher at Homewood-Flossmoor High School who made a tremendous …

Distant Replay: Mark Buehrle's perfect game

March 23rd, 2020

59:54

In the latest edition of Distant Replay, Chuck, Guff and Chris look back at Mark Buehrle's perfect game on July 23, 2009. The quirky lineup Buehrle …

Jake Burger "If I helped one person, I've won. I've changed the world for the better"

March 20th, 2020

33:41

White Sox 2017 1st round pick Jake Burger hasn't played baseball in 2 years due to 2 achilles tendon tears. The injuries took a toll on Jake and his …

Everything you ever wanted to know about Chuck Garfien & Jason Benetti

March 19th, 2020

40:51

If you had a chance to ask anything to 2 White Sox broadcasters what would you ask? Well, host Chuck Garfien and Jason Benetti gives fans that …

What does Lucas Giolito do with all this down time

March 17th, 2020

40:13

With MLB suspending all baseball activities, what does a player do with this down time? Host Chuck Garfien finds out with White Sox TV play-by-play man Jason Benetti, as they sit down with Sox star pitcher Lucas …

It's Chuck and Jason!

March 16th, 2020

38:50

To help get you over this uncertain time in sports, host Chuck Garfien is joined by White Sox television play-by-play voice Jason Benetti as they discuss what it's like with no baseball to cover, favorite tv shows to …

Rick Hahn speaks on the suspension of baseball activities

March 14th, 2020

16:58

As the MLB suspends all baseball activities, White Sox GM Rick Hahn speaks to the media no how the Sox are handling the current situation. Host Chuck Garfien provides the rundown on the Sox's plan and discusses what …

No baseball. What now?

March 13th, 2020

12:29

MLB has stopped all Spring Training games and could suspend all baseball activities until May due to preventative measures against COVID-19. Host …

Michael Kopech is BACK!

March 11th, 2020

20:20

After a long absence due to injury from baseball White Sox young pitcher Michael Kopech is back. Kopech pitched in a spring training game 11 pitches but registered 100+ mph on the radar gun. Host Chuck Garfien recaps …

The new & improved Zack Burdi "I wasn't good. It was time for an adjustment"

March 10th, 2020

19:39

White Sox pitcher Zack Burdi has been through a lot since being the 26th overall pick by the White Sox and he is ready to come back and perform. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Zack as they discuss his career so far, …

Yoan Moncada gets a freakin extension!

March 6th, 2020

20:25

In another off-season move, Rick Hahn and the White Sox extend 3rd basemen Yoan Moncada by giving him 5 years and $70 million dollars. Host Chuck …

Hall of Famer Jim Thome is expecting BIG things from the White Sox

March 5th, 2020

22:21

Host Chuck Garfien caught up with former White Sox hitter and Hall of Famer Jim Thome in Arizona for White Sox Spring training as they discuss why …

What kind of season can we expect from Luis Robert in 2020?

March 3rd, 2020

22:50

The hype around Luis Robert is starting to feel like more than just hype. Host Chuck Garfien does a deep dive live in Arizona on the White Sox rookie with his teammates James McCann, Danny Mendick, and Eloy Jimenez, …

Paul Konerko & J.J. Putz's new careers as little league coaches

March 2nd, 2020

29:15

White Sox legend Paul Konerko has found his calling, being a little league coach for his son's team. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Konerko and …

Black History Month: The courage to be a black quarterback

February 28th, 2020

48:46

NBCS Chicago is celebrating Black History Month with special episodes to discuss the impact of the black athlete in sports. In the final episode of …

The Yermin Mercedes Appreciation Podcast!

February 27th, 2020

27:02

The man the fans are clamoring for, Yermin Mercedes sits down with host Chuck Garfien to discuss why Sox fans love him, and his goals as a player. Chuck also gets some inside information on Yermin from teammates Carson …

White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon "This is my life"

February 26th, 2020

18:54

Carlos Rodon has been apart of the White Sox organization for 5 years and has never had a winning season and has been injured. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Carlos to discuss his career so far as a White Sox, getting …

Edwin Encarnación predicts a great future for Eloy Jiménez

February 25th, 2020

20:14

New White Sox slugger Edwin Encarnación has known rising star Eloy Jiménez since he was 14 and he sees Eloy being one of the best players in the league. Host Chuck Garfien sits down with Edwin and Eloy to discuss their …

Kobe Bryant's impact on Lucas Giolito

February 24th, 2020

10:56

Kobe Bryant and his daughter is being memorialized today. His impact has reached across cultures, countries, and sports. One person who was …

Black History Month: Making hockey accessible to everyone

February 21st, 2020

48:41

NBCS Chicago is celebrating Black History Month with special episodes to discuss the impact of the black athlete in sports. Chicago Sun Times feature story writer Evan F. Moore sits down with former Blackhawk and …

Why you shouldn't overlook Nomar Mazara

February 20th, 2020

32:51

Can Nomar Mazara live up to all the potential he has? Can he fit in well with this new powered up lineup? Why hasn't he been as productive as he …

The start of a legend, the story of THE Luis Robert home run

February 19th, 2020

16:47

In Durham, North Carolina in August of last year, White Sox youngster Luis Robert hit one of the most jaw dropping home runs anyone has ever seen or …

The crazy journey of Gio Gonzalez

February 18th, 2020

21:03

Making it to the majors is a fantastic and rare feat in itself, but White Sox pitcher Gio Gonzalez's path to the White Sox, and from the White Sox, …

Why Dallas Keuchel signed with the White Sox

February 17th, 2020

26:46

Host Chuck Garfien sits with one of the newest White Sox players, Dallas Keuchel as they go over his decision to ultimately sign with the Chicago …

How do you pitch when they know what's coming?

February 15th, 2020

18:16

How legitimate is the Astro's World Series win? How did they effect baseball? Will playing the Astros be different now? Host Chuck Garfien discusses all of this with White Sox Pitcher Evan Marshall plus gets his opinion …

Playoffs or bust?

February 13th, 2020

23:19

There are a lot of expectations for the 2020 White Sox and they know it and embrace it. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by NBCS Chicago White Sox writer …

How Rick Hahn built the 2020 White Sox

February 11th, 2020

32:24

GM of the White Sox Rick Hahn sits down with host Chuck Garfien as they discuss how the new and exciting 2020 White Sox were built. Hahn gives details into what went into each extension and signing of each major move …

Black History Month: The impact of the black athlete in Baseball

February 8th, 2020

28:26

NBCS Chicago is celebrating Black History Month with special episodes to discuss the impact of the black athlete in sports. To start the series …

Yasmani Grandal HATES to lose

February 6th, 2020

14:45

During Soxfest, host Chuck Garfien sat down with White Sox newcomer Yasmani Grandal who made it absolutely clear that he didn't come to the South …

Nick Madrigal "I'm ready right now!"

February 4th, 2020

9:49

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by White Sox prospect Nick Madrigal as they discuss the open 2nd base spot on the Sox, his struggles at Winston Salem single A, and his dreams of the big leagues.

(1:15) - What he's done to …

Who do you have in your 2020 opening day White Sox lineup?

February 3rd, 2020

43:26

As opening day gets closer and closer on the 2020 White Sox season, the crew of Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, Vinnie Duber, and Chris Kamka debate …

Tim Anderson wants to be an MVP like Derrick Rose

January 30th, 2020

22:00

"Why not me?" These three words said by former Chicago Bull and Chicago native Derrick Rose before he became the youngest MVP in NBA history still …

A sit down with Sox pitcher Dylan Cease

January 28th, 2020

34:00

Live from Sox Fest, White Sox pitcher Dylan Cease joins hosts Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey to discuss the new additions to the team, things he's learned so far, and expectations for this new and ready White Sox team.

Emotional interview with Michael Kopech and Vanessa Morgan

January 26th, 2020

39:54

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak with Michael Kopech and his wife Vanessa Morgan at SoxFest about their relationship, Michael’s comeback from Tommy John surgery, his battles with mental health, removing himself …

SoxFest at Night!

January 25th, 2020

49:24

Chuck Garfien and Sox play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti host SoxFest at night live from Sox Fest at McCormick Place. They were joined by Rick Hahn, Rick Renteria, Tim Anderson, Yasmani Grandal, Eloy Jimenez and many …

Are the White Sox looking for more?

January 23rd, 2020

33:28

The offseason is still going on, which means the White Sox could make even more moves. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by NBC Sports Chicago White Sox …

Distant Replay: The INSANE Andy Hawkins no-hitter

January 21st, 2020

53:11

Distant replay is back and boy do we have a game for you. What if we told you there was a game where a pitcher threw a no hitter, but lost the game …

The person making the boldest White Sox predictions

January 16th, 2020

35:42

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by the man that predicted a White Sox division title for the 2020 season before the Sox made any moves, Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com. Castrovince also ends up predicting Rick Renteria as …

White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper "Tryouts are over. Now it's time to win."

January 14th, 2020

38:42

Host Chuck Garfien is joined by White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper, who is just as excited about the season as you are. Chuck and Don discuss the off-season moves made by the Sox, the chance to start winning a …

Who's had the better off-season White Sox or Cubs? LOL

January 9th, 2020

26:30

The baseball off-season has been great for one organization in Chicago and now's the time to do a progress report. Host Chuck Garfien is joined by Ryan McGuffey, host of Sports Talk Live and the Cubs Talk podcast David …

Lucas Giolito is ready to win, NOW!

January 7th, 2020

25:53

After a big off-season for the White Sox some believe they are ready to take that next step and win. One of those people is White Sox star pitcher …

Luis Robert signs a freakin' extension!

January 3rd, 2020

36:56

The White Sox offseason just keeps getting better and better as minor league star Luis Robert signs a 6yr $50 million dollar contract extension and …

Ep. 341: Mending fences with umpire Joe West

January 2nd, 2020

27:10

Chuck Garfien sat down with controversial umpire Joe West. They spoke about the time he called two balks on Mark Buehrle and kicked him out of the game, being on the receiving end of so much criticism, the most vicious …

Ep. 340: Happy New Era with Jason Benetti

January 1st, 2020

37:22

HAPPY NEW YEAR AND HAPPY NEW ERA SOX FANS! In a very special episode of the White Sox talk podcast, host Chuck Garfien is joined by the voice of the White Sox, tv play-by-play guy Jason Benetti as they discuss the new …

Ep. 339: You will run through a wall for Dallas Keuchel

December 31st, 2019

31:40

Dallas Keuchel is officially a member of your Chicago White Sox and you should be pumped. Keuchel spoke to the media and host Chuck Garfien, Ryan …

Ep. 338: White Sox get Edwin Freakin' Encarnación!!

December 26th, 2019

30:03

Another big free agent is coming to the South Side and that means another emergency White Sox Talk Podcast! Chuck Garfien calls up Steve Stone who raves about the addition of Edwin Encarnación (2:00) and explains what …

Ep. 336: Emergency podcast: White Sox sign Dallas Freakin' Keuchel

December 22nd, 2019

25:58


Chuck Garfien calls up Steve Stone to talk about the White Sox huge signing of former Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel. What does Keuchel bring …

Ep. 335: White Sox fans take over the podcast!

December 19th, 2019

54:10

We opened up the podcast to our favorite people: White Sox fans! You asked the questions. Chuck, Chris and Guff answered them. Among the highlights: When are the White Sox going to sign a premium starting pitcher? …

Ep. 334: Scott Boras talks White Sox

December 17th, 2019

29:56

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey look at the current starting pitching market for the White Sox (1:30), then Chuck speaks with agent Scott Boras about the White Sox need for a veteran starting pitcher and his …

Ep. 333: Guest appearance Hall of Famer Ken "Hawk" Harrelson

December 13th, 2019

27:21

Ford Frick winner and Hall of Famer Ken "Hawk" Harrelson joins Chuck Garfien on the podcast

(3:15) - People that have congratulated Hawk on his …

Ep. 332: Could the White Sox trade with the Red Sox?

December 12th, 2019

22:06

The crew wraps up the final day of the Winter Meetings for the White Sox.

On today's podcast, Chuck, Ryan and Vinnie talk about a rumored deal between …

Ep. 331: You gotta be bleepin' me???? Hawk Harrelson is in the Hall of Fame??? YES!!!!

December 11th, 2019

17:19

Chuck, Guff and Vinnie react to the legendary White Sox broadcaster receiving the Ford C. Frick award. (2:01) Plus, MLB Network's Matt Vasgersian joins the guys to celebrate Hawk going to the Hall and share their best …

Ep. 330: What are the White Sox getting in Nomar Mazara?

December 11th, 2019

22:36

The White Sox made a late night trade at the Winter Meetings, acquiring right fielder Nomar Mazara for 2018 2nd round pick Steele Walker. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber discuss the trade, why it was made …

Ep. 329: Yasmani Grandal is all-in

December 11th, 2019

12:03

Chuck Garfien speaks with Yasmani Grandal at the Winter Meetings. The new White Sox catcher talks about why he connects with his former bench coach Rick Renteria (04:22), why he wants to manage one day in the big …

Ep. 328: Bob Nightengale shares his thoughts on what starting pitcher is right fit for White Sox

December 10th, 2019

21:39

It's Day 2 of the Winter Meetings. USA Today's Bob Nightengale joins Chuck, Guff and Vinnie. He shares his thoughts on what starting pitcher is the right fit (2:00), the message the Grandal signing sends to the rest of …

Ep. 327: MLB.com's Jon Morosi joins to discuss Gerrit Cole and the Sox meaning business this winter

December 9th, 2019

31:50

Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber are at the MLB Winter Meetings in San Diego.

MLB.com's Jon Morosi joins them to discuss the latest on …

Ep. 326: Predicting where the top free agents will land

December 4th, 2019

55:23

Who's signing where? Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka dig through the top free agents (and a couple of outliers) and predict where they will eventually end up. Everyone from Yasiel Puig (7:05), …

Ep. 325: Why Cole Hamels believes he's a good fit with the White Sox

December 3rd, 2019

35:41

Chuck Garfien speaks with free agent pitcher Cole Hamels about his interest in signing with the White Sox (2:45), how he's been able to pitch at a …

Ep. 324: The made-for-Hollywood life of Kevin Hickey

November 27th, 2019

45:53

Former White Sox pitcher Kevin Hickey defied the odds again and again in his life, getting a contract with the White Sox on a tryout in 1978 and later receiving a World Series ring in 2005. It's a surreal journey that …

Ep. 323: Could Zack Wheeler be next?

November 26th, 2019

30:59

The White Sox want to add starting pitching this offseason. Could their next signing be Zack Wheeler? SNY's Andy Martino who covers the Mets comes …

Ep. 322: Three more years for Jose Abreu

November 22nd, 2019

27:20

The White Sox ripped up their qualifying offer for Jose Abreu and instead reached a 3-year contract with their All-Star first baseman. Why did they do it and what does it mean? (1:30) What can the White Sox expect …

Ep. 321: White Sox sign Yasmani Freakin' Grandal

November 21st, 2019

37:30

The White Sox got the Hot Stove off to a scorching start with the surprise signing of switch hitting catcher Yasmani Grandal. How big of a deal is …

Ep. 320: Matt Vasgersian's quest to get Hawk Harrelson into Cooperstown

November 21st, 2019

27:41

Chuck Garfien speaks with MLB Network and ESPN broadcaster Matt Vasgersian who explains why Hawk Harrelson should win this year's Ford Frick Award. …

Ep. 319: Distant Replay: Robin Ventura vs. Nolan Ryan

November 19th, 2019

1:04:35

In the latest edition of Distant Replay, we go back to August 4, 1993, when Robin Ventura famously charged the mound against future Hall of Famer …

Ep. 318: Everything we learned from Rick Hahn at the G.M. Meetings

November 13th, 2019

28:11

Chuck Garfien speaks with Vinnie Duber who is covering the G.M. Meetings in Arizona where Rick Hahn spoke with the media for the first time in the offseason.

Why Vinnie's big takeaway is "don't take anything off the …

Ep. 317: Bob Nightengale sees White Sox going after "the big boys" in free agency

November 12th, 2019

27:40

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey talk about the rumors connecting the White Sox to premium free agents like Anthony Rendon and Stephen Strasburg (1:30). Then they call up USA Today's Bob Nightengale at the GM Meetings …

Ep. 316: Yolmer Sanchez on winning a Gold Glove and his White Sox future

November 7th, 2019

19:17

Chuck Garfien speaks with Yolmer Sanchez about winning a Gold Glove at second base (2:20), his fit with the White Sox in 2020 (7:00), his offense in …

Ep. 315: With J.D. Martinez off the market, what does this mean for the White Sox?

November 5th, 2019

44:06

Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber and Chris Kamka discuss the decision by J.D. Martinez not to opt out of his contract with the Red Sox (2:45) What about the White Sox possibly trading for Martinez? (6:00) What other …

Ep. 314: Incredible stories from a 97-year-old White Sox fan

October 31st, 2019

38:40

Chuck Garfien speaks with Marian Scheffler about her life as a die-hard White Sox fan. She tells stories about coming into contact with Babe Ruth (3:00), watching a game on the field at Comiskey Park in 1933 (6:10), …

Ep. 313: Is Gerrit Cole worth the risk for the White Sox?

October 29th, 2019

43:12

With Houston Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole set to possibly break records for a pitcher in free agency, is he worth the risk for the White Sox? Chuck …

Ep. 312: Grading the Sale, Eaton and Quintana trades

October 24th, 2019

34:35

Almost three years since the White Sox embarked on their rebuild, the crew gets together to grade the three big trades that started it all. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber break down the Chris Sale trade …

Ep. 311: Our White Sox offseason predictions

October 22nd, 2019

48:59

Who will the White Sox sign this winter? What players will they acquire?

Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka give their predictions. We all hope Kamka's predictions come true (7:10). Vinnie has a …

Ep. 310: Distant Replay: The Pierzynski dropped third strike game

October 17th, 2019

43:55

In a new series on the podcast, the whole crew gets together to re-watch and re-live one of our all-time favorite White Sox games. We begin with Game …

Ep. 309: Myths about the 1919 Black Sox 100 years later

October 15th, 2019

45:35

Chuck Garfien and Chris Kamka speak with Black Sox historian Jacob Pomrenke about the biggest myths surrounding the infamous 1919 Black Sox who fixed the World Series (2:30). Gambling wasn't limited to the White Sox …

Ep. 308: The global search for a left-handed bat

October 10th, 2019

55:11

The White Sox need a left-handed power bat. We go searching for one from here to Japan! The discussion includes Yasmani Grandal, Corey Dickerson, Joc Pederson,, Nick Markakis, Mike Moustakas, Charlie Blackmon, Kyle …

Ep. 307: Red Sox writer thinks J.D. Martinez will sign with White Sox

October 8th, 2019

23:31

John Tomase of NBC Sports Boston joins the podcast to talk about J.D. Martinez who he believes will opt out of his contract with the Red Sox and explains why he thinks the White Sox are a great fit (6:30). His agent is …

Ep. 306: White Sox part ways with Steverson and Sparks

October 3rd, 2019

33:26

The first big changes of the White Sox offseason have arrived. Hitting coaches Todd Steverson and Greg Sparks won't be back. Chuck Garfien and Chris Kamka discuss the Steverson decision and the one offensive category …

Ep. 305: Our best and worst predictions of 2019

October 1st, 2019

46:02

Back in March, we made our predictions for the 2019 White Sox season.

Which ones were the best? Which were the worst? Plus, the predictions we didn't make. If only we did. (2:30). Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, Vinnie …

Ep. 304: Anderson and Abreu with a special ending to the 2019 season

September 29th, 2019

29:52

The White Sox close out the season in style with Tim Anderson winning the AL batting title and Jose Abreu winning the AL RBI title. Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber wrap it all up talking about Anderson's stunning …

Ep. 303: Rick Hahn lays out offseason plan

September 28th, 2019

22:22

What did we learn from Rick Hahn's final press conference of the season?

Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber break it all down. Hahn saying the White Sox are entering the next phase of the rebuild (3:00). What positions the …

Ep. 302: Is this the end of the White Sox rebuild?

September 25th, 2019

24:18

With the 2019 season winding down, Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber discuss many topics about the rebuild. Among them: is this the end of it? (1:30) Have injuries and performance in the minor leagues …

Ep. 301: The José Abreu Appreciation Podcast

September 23rd, 2019

27:29

José Abreu is having a special kind of season, and it's rubbing off on the White Sox young core of hitters. Chuck Garfien and Chris Kamka break it all down from Detroit. They talk about Abreu's work ethic and where it …

Ep. 300: Can the White Sox contend in 2020?

September 18th, 2019

20:20

There have been some exciting and promising developments with the White Sox in 2019, but can they start contending in 2020? Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber discuss what needs to happen for that to become …

Ep. 299: What we've learned about the White Sox in 2019

September 17th, 2019

38:43

A lot has happened with the White Sox this season. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber cover it all. They discuss the great (3:00), the good (14:40), the bad (20:10) and the ugly (26:20). They also rate the …

Ep. 298: Interview with 2019 first round pick Andrew Vaughn

September 11th, 2019

16:31

Chuck Garfien sits down with Andrew Vaughn to learn about the White Sox first baseman of the future.

Vaughn talks about what he has in common with …

Ep. 297: Why Luis Robert "could be a monster" in the big leagues

September 10th, 2019

23:43

Chuck Garfien speaks with Charlotte Knights hitting coach Frank Menechino about Luis Robert and Nick Madrigal. He explains what Robert is trying to learn as a hitter (4:54), what kind of hitting student he is (8:27), …

Ep. 296: Tim Anderson going after the AL batting title

September 9th, 2019

18:53

In one of the biggest surprises of the season, Tim Anderson could become the AL batting champion. Think about that. Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber …

Ep. 295: Chris Getz goes A to Z about the White Sox top prospects

September 6th, 2019

23:44

With the minor league season completed, Chuck Garfien sits down with White Sox Director of Player Development Chris Getz to talk about a whole bunch …

Ep. 294: Why didn’t the White Sox call up Luis Robert?

September 4th, 2019

27:08

Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber discuss the decision not to bring Luis Robert to the majors in 2019 (1:30). They also talk about Nick …

Ep. 293: Roger Bennett's undying love for the White Sox

August 30th, 2019

25:29

Chuck Garfien speaks with Roger Bennett, co-host of the popular soccer show "Men in Blazers" about his love for the White Sox. Despite growing up in …

Ep. 292: A side of Ivan Nova that you haven’t heard

August 29th, 2019

35:55

Ivan Nova has been much more to the White Sox than a pitcher taking the ball every fifth day. Nova speaks with Chuck Garfien about what C.C. Sabathia taught him about pitching and how he’s passing it along to pitchers …

Ep. 291: Future looking bright for White Sox rotation

August 26th, 2019

18:19

Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber take a look at the young guns in the White Sox starting rotation (Giolito, Lopez and Cease) who are coming off their …

Ep. 290: Interview with Lucas Giolito

August 23rd, 2019

19:59

Fresh off his complete game shutout against the Twins, Lucas Giolito goes in-depth with Chuck Garfien about his impressive victory and all that went …

Ep. 289: Will the White Sox call up Luis Robert?

August 21st, 2019

35:31

WIth Luis Robert continuing to rake in Triple-A, will the White Sox call up their top prospect this season? It's a lively discussion between Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, Chris Kamka and Vinnie Duber (1:45). The …

Ep. 288: The Bill Walton Game

August 17th, 2019

30:32

Bill Walton called the White Sox/Angels game with Jason Benetti, and for one night baseball broadcasting was turned upside down. Chuck Garfien and Ozzie Guillen talk about what Walton brought to the broadcast (1:20). …

Ep. 287: Geoff Blum on his World Series home run and the rebuild

August 14th, 2019

16:14

With the Houston Astros in town, Chuck Garfien caught up with 2005 World Series hero Geoff Blum. They talk about Blum's game-winning home run in the 14th inning of Game 3 (5:10), what he saw from the TV booth as the …

Ep. 286: Real talk with Don Cooper and Chuck Garfien

August 12th, 2019

31:05

Here on the podcast, it's a candid conversation between Chuck and Coop about a tweet Chuck made about the struggles of Reynaldo Lopez back in June that Coop didn't like and what Lopez has done to turn his season around …

Ep. 285: Harold Baines Day

August 11th, 2019

22:38

On Harold Baines Day at the ballpark, Chuck Garfien speaks with Ozzie Guillen, Tony La Russa and Greg Walker about the newly inducted Hall of Famer. …

Ep. 284: GM Rick Hahn talks Luis Robert, Zack Collins and impact of social media

August 9th, 2019

1:25:37

GM Rick Hahn joined the White Sox Talk Podcast crew at Reggie's Bar for an extensive interview and Q&A with White Sox fans.

Among the many topics: what kind of step the White Sox have made in 2019 (3:30), what he …

Ep. 283: An off-the-radar White Sox prospect is now on our radar

August 5th, 2019

39:32

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak with Winston-Salem pitcher Jonathan Stiever who has quickly jumped into the White Sox top 10 prospect list. Stiever explains why he likes to pitch at a quick pace (11:00), why he's …

Ep. 282: What happened (and didn't happen) with the White Sox at the trade deadline

July 31st, 2019

20:36

The trade deadline came and went. The only move was a minor deal trading Nate Jones to Texas. What happened? Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber break it down (1:30), Rick Hahn explains why they didn't make any larger …

Ep. 281: Paul Konerko a Hall of Famer? Mets' Pete Alonso says yes

July 31st, 2019

22:25

Chuck Garfien speaks with Mets star Pete Alonso about why he's such a fan of White Sox legend Paul Konerko (6:00), why he thinks he belongs in …

Ep. 280: Behind enemy lines: what the Twins think of the White Sox

July 28th, 2019

17:48

Chuck Garfien goes inside the Twins clubhouse to speak with outfielder Max Kepler and catcher Jason Castro about the White Sox. Castro talks about what it takes to go from rebuilding to winning (04:30), how close he …

Ep. 279: What will the White Sox do before the trade deadline?

July 25th, 2019

22:41

Will they buy? Will they sell? Will they do nothing? Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber discuss what moves the White Sox might make before the July …

Ep. 278: Why James McCann wants to be a manager

July 25th, 2019

14:51

Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox catcher James McCann about many topics: would he sign a contract extension past 2020 with the White Sox? (4:00) …

Ep. 277: The 10th anniversary of Mark Buehrle's perfect game

July 23rd, 2019

17:42

Chuck Garfien and Steve Stone take a look back at Mark Buehrle's perfect game. How did Buehrle do it? How did Dewayne Wise make that catch?

Plus, …

Ep. 276: Interview with Hall of Famer Harold Baines

July 19th, 2019

37:53

Chuck Garfien sits down with new Hall of Famer Harold Baines. First, Chuck, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka share their memories of watching Baines …

Ep. 275: Why Harold Baines belongs in the Hall of Fame

July 18th, 2019

35:26

With Harold Baines being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Chuck Garfien sits down with White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf and Baines former …

Ep. 274: A.J. Reed: "It's good to be someplace where you feel wanted"

July 15th, 2019

26:09

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak with new White Sox slugger A.J. Reed.

Could he be the left power DH the White Sox have been searching for? …

Ep. 273: Incredible inside stories about Michael Jordan's baseball career

July 10th, 2019

39:04

On the 25th anniversary of Michael Jordan's quest to play baseball for the White Sox, Chuck Garfien takes a look back at this incredible journey with stories from those were there. Bill Melton talks about secretly …

Ep. 272: The arrow is pointing up!

July 7th, 2019

20:50

After the White Sox beat the Cubs 3-1 to close out the first half of the season, Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber look back at what's happened and look ahead to the second half. Eloy Jimenez hit another homer against …

Ep. 271: Luis Robert one step closer the majors

July 7th, 2019

17:42

With Rick Hahn announcing that Luis Robert will be promoted to Triple-A after playing in the MLB Future's game next week, excitement continues to build with the White Sox and their future. Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber …

Ep. 270: Interview with Dylan Cease

July 4th, 2019

13:19

After winning his major league debut, Dylan Cease sat down with Chuck Garfien to talk about his first game (4:10), what Eloy Jimenez told him in the …

Ep. 269: Dylan Cease wins his MLB debut

July 3rd, 2019

13:39

Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber talk about Dylan Cease's White Sox debut.

Why this game was so exciting for now and the future (1:20), the advice James McCann gave to Cease before his start (3:30), fitting that Jimenez …

Ep. 268: The Detroit Tigers 'miss the heck out of' James McCann

July 3rd, 2019

9:57

WIth the Detroit Tigers in town, Chuck Garfien went into the Tigers clubhouse to see how much they miss former Tiger James McCann. The answer is a …

Ep. 267: The rash of White Sox injuries, roster moves and what they all mean

June 29th, 2019

22:37

Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber break down the latest round of injury news about Tim Anderson, Jimmy Lambert, Zack Burdi, Jake Burger, Ryan Burr and Ian Hamilton, Hahn's update on Dylan Cease's timeline to the majors, …

Ep. 266: Craziest game of the season? This was it.

June 26th, 2019

28:45

It was a game that had just about everything: five runs off Chris Sale, Jon Jay scoring from second on an infield single, a game-winning home run by Jose Abreu in the 9th, and so many other crazy things in …

Ep. 265: Chris Getz on Robert, Cease, Madrigal and more!

June 24th, 2019

26:01

Chuck Garfien gets the inside info about some of the top prospects in the White Sox organization from Director of Player Development Chris Getz.

They talk about the wow factor of Luis Robert, what he's working on before …

Ep. 264: Aaron Bummer and the new mindset taking over the White Sox clubhouse

June 21st, 2019

16:13

Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox reliever Aaron Bummer about his comeback season and what's changed inside the White Sox clubhouse that has the team believing they can win in 2019 and beyond. Bummer talks about what …

Ep. 263: Eloy Jimenez drives to Wrigley with Chuck, then drives a dagger into the Cubs hearts

June 19th, 2019

36:10

For his first regular season game ever against the Cubs, Eloy Jimenez got a ride from Chuck Garfien which started at Guaranteed Rate Field, stopped …

Ep. 262: Eloy is coming? No. Eloy is here!

June 15th, 2019

15:50

Eloy Jimenez has arrived.

His rookie season has become special with big games and big moments, the latest being his 2-homer, 6 RBI game against the Yankees. Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber discuss the magic of Eloy …

Ep. 261: Eloy's big night

June 12th, 2019

15:22

After hitting his first 8 home runs on the road, Eloy Jimenez broke through in a big way, hitting his first home run at home, a mammoth blast the traveled an estimated 462 feet, but let's be honest, it sure looked like …

Ep. 260: Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg praise Lucas Giolito for his breakout season

June 11th, 2019

14:50

With the Washington Nationals in town, Chuck Garfien speaks with Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg about the amazing turnaround for Lucas Giolito. …

Ep. 259: Evan Marshall's incredible comeback story

June 10th, 2019

24:39

White Sox reliever Evan Marshall tells Chuck Garfien about getting hit in the head by a line drive while pitching for Triple-A Reno in 2015 and the …

Ep. 258: The inside scoop on the White Sox draft with Nick Hostetler

June 6th, 2019

31:15

Soon after the MLB draft was completed, Chuck Garfien dialed up Amateur Scouting Director Nick Hostetler in his car while he was driving home to Kentucky to talk about the White Sox draft. Hostetler explains why this …

Ep. 257: Everything you want to know about first round pick Andrew Vaughn

June 4th, 2019

39:52

Who is White Sox first round pick Andrew Vaughn? Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak with Mike Neu, Vaughn's head coach at Cal. Neu explains why …

Ep. 256: How 'bout THESE White Sox?

June 3rd, 2019

25:41

After the White Sox completed a 6-1 homestand against the Royals and Indians, Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber break it all down. The sensation that …

Ep. 255: MLB.com's Jim Callis talks White Sox draft--who will they pick at #3?

May 31st, 2019

25:23

With the MLB draft starting on June 3rd, who will the White Sox take with the third overall pick? Chuck Garfien speaks with draft guru Jim Callis of MLB.com. Will it come down to 1B Andrew Vaughn and SS C.J. Abrams? …

Ep. 254: Carlos Rodon opens up about his injuries and fan criticism

May 29th, 2019

22:12

Carlos Rodon speaks with Chuck Garfien in a raw and candid interview about his injury struggles, how he pitched through pain in 2019, being on the receiving end of fan criticism and more. Rodon talks about what it's …

Ep. 253: Something special is happening with Lucas Giolito

May 29th, 2019

13:47

After Lucas Giolito's latest gem, this time against the Kansas City Royals, Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber speak about how Giolito keeps raising the …

Ep. 252: Inside the White Sox draft room with Nick Hostetler

May 23rd, 2019

34:47

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak with White Sox scouting director Nick Hosteler inside the team's draft room at Guaranteed Rate Field.  How accurate are the mock drafts? (2:45) Can Andrew Vaughn meeting the lofty …

Ep. 251: How the Adam Eaton/Todd Frazier fight helped start the White Sox rebuild

May 22nd, 2019

29:38

Adam Eaton and Todd Frazier might not be with the White Sox anymore, but their feud in 2016 helped pave the way for the White Sox rebuild and why the franchise is where it is today. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and …

Ep. 250: What has James McCann meant to the White Sox? Everything

May 20th, 2019

27:41

Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber talk about James McCann's breakout season with the White Sox (1:15). Then Chuck speaks with McCann about all the preparation he does for every game (9:20), why he'll never use a cheat …

Ep. 249: Edwin Jackson talks about playing for his record 14th MLB team. 14th??!!

May 17th, 2019

11:37

Chuck Garfien speaks with new Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Edwin Jackson who is now playing for his 14th major league team. How has he done it? (3:30)

Why being traded to the White Sox in 2010 helped turn his career …

Ep. 248: All the reasons why Lucas Giolito is a totally different pitcher in 2019

May 14th, 2019

23:17

Chuck Garfien speaks with Lucas Giolito about how much he wanted to fix himself this offseason and the work it took to make it happen (2:00), the …

Ep. 247: Incredible real life stories with Frank Thomas and Bill Melton

May 13th, 2019

32:56

Frank talks about swinging Babe Ruth's bat at the Hall of Fame (2:50), Bill tells the story about going to Frank Sinatra's birthday party (4:40) and Frank explains what it was like meeting Muhammad Ali, Hank Aaron and …

Ep. 246: Why the majors don't seem too far away for Nick Madrigal

May 7th, 2019

26:14

Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox prospect Nick Madrigal about how much he works on his defense (6:10), why baseball isn't boring (10:00), does …

Ep: 245: An Interview with Michael Kopech & Dane Dunning

May 6th, 2019

36:23

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey are joined by White Sox pitchers Michael Kopech and Dane Dunning as the pair discuss an array of topics from Tommy John recovery, how impressed they are with Dylan Cease, why so many …

Ep. 244: Carlos Rodon has elbow injury. What now? What next?

May 2nd, 2019

20:22

Carlos Rodon has left elbow inflammation. Rick Hahn says that everything is on the table. This could be bad. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and …

Ep. 243: Tim Anderson bringing fun, Dylan Cease dominating Triple-A

May 1st, 2019

10:55

Chuck Garfien speaks with Tim Anderson about his comments comparing himself to Jackie Robinson, the adjustments he's making at the plate, if he'll …

Ep. 242: Ozzie Guillen on bat flips, Jimenez, the rebuild and more

April 29th, 2019

24:34

On this edition, Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey are joined by White Sox legend Ozzie Guillen. The guys discuss what they've learned one month into the season. Are Tim Anderson and Yoan Moncada superstars in the …

Ep. 240: Tim Anderson wins one of the craziest games you'll ever see

April 27th, 2019

18:02

After the White Sox came back from an 8-1 deficit to beat the Tigers, Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber had a whole lot to say about Tim Anderson's …

Ep. 239: The White Sox should be better than this

April 25th, 2019

24:39

It's still April, but we all agree: the White Sox are underperforming as a team.

Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, Vinnie Duber and Chris Kamka break down the reasons why (1:30). What's going on with Ivan Nova and Ervin …

Ep. 238: Zack Collins on hitting, catching and a Dylan Cease story you have to hear

April 23rd, 2019

37:28

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak with Charlotte Knights catcher Zack Collins about his hot start to the season at the plate (5:30), how James …

Ep. 237: Hawk Harrelson proud of Jason Benetti for "jumping all over Joe West's ass"

April 19th, 2019

33:26

Chuck Garfien speaks with Hawk Harrelson about Tim Anderson's bat flip and Joe West kicking Anderson out of the game (3:40), Anderson taking his game to a new level (08:50), the passing of legendary sportscaster Chet …

Ep. 236: Why do the Royals hate Tim Anderson and also fun?

April 18th, 2019

25:00

Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber react to a crazy day at the ballpark. They begin with the Royals throwing at Tim Anderson after he homered and celebrated with a bat flip. Why don't the Royals like fun and why this …

Ep. 235: Alex Gordon says Yoan Moncada 'is a superstar in the making'

April 16th, 2019

13:47

Royals outfielder Alex Gordon knows what it's like to go through a rebuild and eventually win a World Series. Chuck Garfien speaks with Gordon about his rebuild experience and what it takes to see it through (2:50), …

Ep. 234: Luis Robert tearing up the Carolina League

April 12th, 2019

19:15

With Luis Robert dominating for the WInston-Salem Dash, Chuck Garfien called up Joe Weil, play-by-play announcer for the Dash to speak about Robert's scorching start. They discuss Robert's mammoth 2-run homer on …

Ep. 233: Why does Eloy Jimenez wear red batting gloves? Eloy shares his inspirational story

April 10th, 2019

11:10

Eloy Jimenez speaks with Chuck Garfien about why he wears red batting gloves (2:20) and prays before his first at-bat (4:00). Jimenez also explains what he's learning as a hitter, why he isn't trying to hit home runs …

Ep. 232: Tim Anderson interview and what gives with the pitching??

April 9th, 2019

17:43

Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber talk about the White Sox pitching staff which has been in a big rut over the last week. They discuss the starters, …

Ep. 231: Manny who? Moncada and Anderson off to scorching starts

April 6th, 2019

17:00

Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber talk about the 1-2 punch of Yoan Moncada and Tim Anderson on the left side of the infield (1:30). The crazy stat Moncada has put together with runners on base so far this season (5:15). …

Ep. 230: Lucas Giolito talks about his 'best' game with the White Sox

April 3rd, 2019

28:01

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey call up Lucas Giolito to talk about his impressive first start of the season, holding the Royals hitless for 6.1 …

Ep. 229: What we like and what we don't like about the White Sox so far

April 2nd, 2019

28:09

It's early. Very early. But we've got some thoughts about the White Sox season so far. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber share what they like and what they don't like. They discuss Yoan Moncada (3:10), …

Ep. 228: Eloy Jimenez says 'I'm going to get better'

March 29th, 2019

17:14

Not the greatest major league debut for Eloy Jimenez who went 0-3 with 2 strikeouts. Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber break down Opening Day from Kansas City. They discuss why Jimenez struggled in his first game (1:30). …

Ep. 227: Predictions for 2019!

March 26th, 2019

47:18

With the regular season about to begin, Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, Vinnie Duber and Chris Kamka look into the future and predict what will happen …

Ep. 226: Rick Hahn talks Eloy deal, Machado pursuit and White Sox offseason in 1-on-1 interview

March 23rd, 2019

31:33

Chuck Garfien sits down with White Sox general manager Rick Hahn in Arizona.

They talk about everything from Eloy Jimenez signing a long-term contract with the White Sox to missing out on Manny Machado. Hahn discusses …

Ep. 225: Don Cooper with the inside scoop on the White Sox pitching staff

March 21st, 2019

22:41

With the regular season getting closer, Chuck Garfien gets the goods from Don Cooper about many White Sox pitchers. The decision to have Carlos Rodon …

Ep. 224: First impressions of reported Eloy Jimenez deal

March 20th, 2019

30:01

It’s an EMERGENCY edition of the podcast. Ryan McGuffey, Vinnie Duber and Slavko Bekovic react to the news of a reported contract to White Sox top prospect Eloy Jimenez. Why the timing is right, the hype is real and the …

Ep. 223: Will this be a breakout season for Yoan Moncada?

March 18th, 2019

33:40

Chuck Garfien and Chris Kamka come to you from spring training where they discuss if 2019 will be a breakout season for Moncada (1:20). Chuck spoke about Moncada with Jose Abreu (4:00), Yonder Alonso (7:20), and …

Ep. 222: Interview with organist Nancy Faust

March 16th, 2019

19:04

Chuck Garfien speaks with Nancy Faust, the iconic White Sox organist from 1970-2010 who returned to play the organ for the White Sox-Cubs spring training game. She talks about what it meant to come back to play a White …

Ep. 221: Eloy Jimenez sent down to Triple-A

March 14th, 2019

33:05

The White Sox made a bunch of roster moves. The biggest is Eloy Jimenez being sent down to Triple-A. Chuck Garfien speaks with Scott Merkin of MLB.com about the decision to have Jimenez start the season in …

Ep. 220: White Sox prospect Alec Hansen opens up about his lost season

March 12th, 2019

17:04

White Sox pitching prospect Alec Hansen speaks with Chuck Garfien in Arizona about what went wrong for him in 2018 (3:30), how his struggles affected him physically and mentally (6:10), why he decided to lose so much …

Ep. 219: Ryan Burr and Ian Hamilton recreate Burr-Hamilton duel inside White Sox clubhouse

March 11th, 2019

10:41

Over 200 years after Vice President Aaron Burr and former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton ended their long and bitter rivalry with Burr shooting Hamilton to his death, current White Sox players Ryan Burr …

Ep. 218: Remembering Tom Seaver's 300th victory

March 8th, 2019

20:29

Chuck Garfien reflects back on Tom Seaver's 300th win which came in a White Sox uniform on August 4, 1985 at Yankee Stadium. Chuck happened to be at the game with his grandfather. Chuck talks about Seaver's career and …

Ep. 217: Why new White Sox catcher James McCann is thankful for life

March 7th, 2019

18:25

New White Sox catcher James McCann speaks with Chuck Garfien in Arizona about the young talented pitchers on the staff (2:50) and why he compares Dylan Cease to Justin Verlander (3:45), then goes in-depth about his wife …

Ep. 216: The crazy connection between two White Sox top pitching prospects

March 5th, 2019

13:13

Chuck Garfien speaks with pitchers Jimmy Lambert and Bernardo Flores who were rivals in high school, were drafted by the White Sox in the same year …

Ep. 215: Kyle Schwarber on Jon Jay: 'I still wish he was on our side of Chicago'

March 4th, 2019

12:45

Chuck Garfien speaks with Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber about new White Sox outfielder Jon Jay. Schwarber explains what Jay meant to him and the Cubs in 2017 (4:30), how Jay helped Schwarber when he was having "the …

Ep. 214: Zack Burdi talks about coming back from Tommy John surgery

February 28th, 2019

21:45

The White Sox former first round pick speaks with Chuck Garfien in Arizona about growing up a White Sox fan and meeting Frank Thomas (2:35), what it was like suffering his UCL tear in front of friends and family back in …

Ep. 213: How Blake Rutherford went to baseball school with MVP Christian Yelich

February 28th, 2019

15:01

White Sox prospect Blake Rutherford speaks with Chuck Garfien about working out this offseason with Christian Yelich, Ryan Braun, Mike Moustakas and Tyler Saladino (3:50) why Yelich is like a big brother to Rutherford …

Ep. 212: Another one bites the dust ... Nolan Arenado off the board

February 26th, 2019

30:19

On the latest episode of the White Sox Talk Podcast, another potential “premium talent” comes off the board as Nolan Arenado signs a new eight-year …

Ep. 211: Big day for Moncada, Robert and Jimenez (we needed this)

February 26th, 2019

14:13

It's only spring training, but this young trio lifted the spirits of White Sox fans with a special day against the San Francisco Giants. Chuck Garfien and Chris Kamka talk about Yoan Moncada's RBI triple and hot start …

Ep. 210: Carlos Rodon says it's time to s**t or get off the pot

February 21st, 2019

13:34

In a candid interview with Chuck Garfien, White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon talks about the rebuild, his struggles last season, Manny Machado and more.

He explains his troubles from last September (04:04), if he thinks he …

Ep. 209: White Sox don't get Machado. What now?

February 20th, 2019

21:25

Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber first talk about the fan anger directed at the White Sox for not signing Manny Machado. Indians GM Chris Antonetti says he thinks the White Sox might contend in 2019 without Machado and …

Ep. 208: Manny Machado is heading to the Padres, and Chuck, Guff and Rick Hahn are all disappointed

February 19th, 2019

34:21

Well, the moment we've all been waiting for came today... but it was a disappointing conclusion for many White Sox fans. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber all react to the news that Manny Machado will play …

Ep. 207: Eloy Jimenez talks about winning a World Series

February 17th, 2019

27:29

Eloy Jimenez sits down with Chuck Garfien at spring training. Jimenez talks about getting hit in the head in his very first at-bat when he was 9 …

Ep. 206: Dylan Cease doesn't want to let down Don Cooper

February 14th, 2019

17:27

Chuck Garfien talks to White Sox pitching prospect Dylan Cease about his past, present and future. What he learned from a dominating performance against Ichiro Suzuki and the Mariners during spring training last year, …

Ep. 205: Yonder Alonso and Jon Jay report to camp. What about Machado?

February 14th, 2019

16:59

On the day pitchers and catchers reported to spring training, so did Yonder Alonso and Jon Jay. Will Manny Machado be following them? Chuck Garfien …

Ep. 204: Daniel Palka calls White Sox computer projections “comical”

February 12th, 2019

24:04

With pitchers and catchers set to report on Wednesday, Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber talk about all the position players already in Arizona for spring training (1:30).

Then Daniel Palka speaks with Chuck about …

Ep. 203: Top storylines heading into White Sox spring training

February 7th, 2019

30:04

Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber are joined by MLB.com's Scott Merkin, while Chuck Garfien is on the road to Arizona. The guys start by going over their top three storylines for the White Sox as spring training …

Ep. 202: What the heck is going on with Harper and Machado?

February 5th, 2019

37:03

The wait continues for both free agents to sign. Are we just delaying the inevitable that Harper signs with the Phillies and Machado with the White Sox?

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak with USA Today's Bob …

Ep. 201: Where do the White Sox stand with Harper and Machado?

January 31st, 2019

34:59

With the calendar hitting February and both Bryce Harper and Manny Machado still unsigned, will either of them end up signing with the White Sox? Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey break it all down with the latest news …

Ep. 200: Everything we learned at SoxFest

January 29th, 2019

37:01

After three days of SoxFest, we learned a whole lot about the White Sox offseason, their pursuit of Manny Machado and what might happen in 2019 and …

Ep. 199: Michael Kopech’s 2020 vision

January 27th, 2019

30:06

On a special 200th episode of the White Sox Talk Podcast, Michael Kopech joins Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey at SoxFest. Kopech rocks a White Sox onesie which he won on the podcast in December (1:20). He talks about …

Ep. 198: Yonder Alonso on all things Manny Machado

January 26th, 2019

29:52

Newly acquired first baseman Yonder Alonso joins Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey at podcast and sheds some new light on his relationship with brother-in-law and MLB free agent Manny Machado.

Alonso discusses how Machado …

Ep. 197: Rick Hahn and Rick Renteria from SoxFest

January 26th, 2019

28:45

Chuck Garfien is joined by Rick Hahn, Rick Renteria, and Jason Benetti in a live podcast taping from SoxFest


1:45 - Hahn on why Machado decision is taking so long

4:15 - Renteria on why he’s not concerned about Machado …

Ep. 196: Joc Pederson to the White Sox?

January 22nd, 2019

25:26

Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber discuss the rumor that the White Sox have been in talks with the Dodgers about acquiring outfielder Joc …

Ep. 195: Inside the White Sox prospects trip to the Dominican Republic

January 17th, 2019

29:38

Thirteen of the White Sox top American born prospects are in the Dominican Republic this week for a cultural exchange trip organized by the White …

Ep. 194: Instant South Sider Daniel Palka

January 15th, 2019

53:39

Daniel Palka spoke with Chuck Garfien about a whole bunch of topics.

Losing weight this offseason and how he's done it (3:15), the Chicago Bears …

Ep. 193: Don Cooper goes A to Z on the White Sox pitching staff

January 10th, 2019

41:03

White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper came on the podcast to talk with Chuck Garfien about a whole bunch of White Sox pitchers. What does Ivan Nova …

Ep. 192: Yonder Alonso, Jon Jay....is Manny Machado next?

January 8th, 2019

34:03

With the White Sox reportedly signing Jon Jay, another close friend of Manny Machado's, are they closing in on the coveted free agent? Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber examine the latest move, the special …

Ep. 191: White Sox make offer to Machado, how serious are the Phillies?

January 4th, 2019

34:11

Since it's a Chicago vs. Philadelphia weekend, who between the White Sox and Phillies has the edge to sign Manny Machado? Chuck Garfien, Vinnie Duber and Tom Cooper discuss the White Sox reported offer to Machado …

Ep. 190: 7 years? 10 years? Making Sense of the Latest Harper and Machado Rumors

January 3rd, 2019

25:34

The new year arrives with new rumors about the White Sox pursuit of Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. One report says the White Sox are willing to give Harper a 10-year deal, another says the White Sox won't offer more …

Ep. 189: Storytime with Tom Paciorek

January 1st, 2019

46:21

We kick off 2019 with one of our favorite people: Tom Paciorek, also known as "Wimpy." He tells stories about Goose Gossage, Thurman Munson and Tommy John (3:20), the time when Brewers manager Phil Garner threatened …

Ep. 188: Comedian Pat McGann

December 28th, 2018

33:01

Chicago comedian Pat McGann speaks with Chuck Garfien about the White Sox pursuit of Manny Machado (2:20), being a stand-up comic (9:30) , what it …

Ep. 187: White Sox fans take over the podcast!

December 20th, 2018

54:40

It being the giving season, we handed the podcast over to our favorite people: the listeners! You ask the questions. You pick the topics. Those randomly chosen win a special White Sox prize, including tickets to …

Ep. 186: Manny Mania visits the South Side

December 17th, 2018

35:43

Manny Machado begins his free agent tour by visiting the White Sox. What makes the White Sox serious bidders for Machado (2:00)? What was the White Sox pitch and where do we think they took him on his tour of the city …

Ep. 185: Winter Meetings Wrap-Up

December 13th, 2018

15:39

The White Sox close the Winter Meetings without Bryce Harper or Manny Machado, but as Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber discuss from Las Vegas, they're proving to be a main player in the pursuit of the top …

Ep. 184: Are the White Sox the "front runner" for Bryce Harper?

December 13th, 2018

24:00

Former Nationals and Reds GM Jim Bowden made big news at the Winter Meetings, saying on the CBS Sports Network that the White Sox are the "front …

Ep. 183: White Sox “trying to change the conversation” at the Winter Meetings

December 12th, 2018

23:32


New Hall of Fame writer Jayson Stark from the Athletic says the White Sox could make a huge bet on Harper or Machado this winter (0:36) What about …

Ep. 182: Winter Meetings: Harper, Machado and emotional Harold Baines interview

December 11th, 2018

26:42

Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber come to you from the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas. With all the recent talk about Bryce Harper, could …

Ep. 181: Harold Baines elected to the Hall of Fame!

December 10th, 2018

15:56

The MLB Winter Meetings began with a big surprise: White Sox legend Harold Baines is headed to Cooperstown. On the podcast, Baines talks about what …

Ep. 180: Our free agent predictions!

December 7th, 2018

38:51

With the MLB Winter Meetings starting next week, it's time to make our free agent predictions! Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka tell you where they believe the top 15 free agents will sign and what kind of …

Ep. 179: White Sox pitch to Bryce Harper

December 4th, 2018

35:01

With the story out from Yahoo Sports that the White Sox had Jim Thome in their pitch to Bryce Harper last month, Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Slavko Bekovic take a closer look at what it all means. What Thome might …

Ep. 178: White Sox get hot stove cooking! Colome in, Avi Garcia and Matt Davidson out

December 1st, 2018

22:37

The White Sox made their first big moves of the off-season, trading catcher Omar Narvaez for reliever Alex Colome, and non-tendering Avi Garcia and …

Ep. 177: If no Harper, no Machado: What's the White Sox Plan B?

November 29th, 2018

33:51

If the White Sox don't sign Bryce Harper or Manny Machado, who should they sign/acquire instead? Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber play …

Ep. 176: Bob Nightengale says White Sox 'pretty much in on everybody'

November 27th, 2018

33:51

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey speak with USA Today baseball columnist Bob Nightengale who explains how aggressive the White Sox have been in the …

Ep. 175: Looking for White Sox deals on Black Friday!

November 23rd, 2018

39:37

This being Black Friday, we're going White Sox shopping! Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Slavko Bekovic visit the MLB Superstore looking for the best deals and bargains to put under the Christmas tree for the 2019 …

Ep. 174: The White Sox prospect you may not know but you should

November 20th, 2018

20:04

Zach Thompson might be off your radar, but the White Sox prospect is someone to watch in the White Sox organization, not just for what he's doing on the field, but for what he says off of it.

Chuck Garfien spoke with …

Ep. 173: Albert Belle talks Harper, Machado and his big White Sox regret

November 15th, 2018

20:54

Will the White Sox spend the huge money to sign Bryce Harper or Manny Machado like they did in 1996 when they signed Albert Belle to a 5-year, $55 million contract, then the richest in MLB history? Chuck Garfien spoke …

Ep. 172: Luis Robert does things that make you say wow

November 14th, 2018

22:26

Luis Robert has been a big story in the Arizona Fall League. He recently had a 14-game hitting streak and was named the AFL Player of the Week. Chuck Garfien went to Arizona for a firsthand look at one of the White Sox …

Ep. 171: Bryce Harper: Dream, reality….or both?!

November 8th, 2018

33:55

It’s all Bryce Harper, all the time! The White Sox seem to be aggressive in pursuing Bryce Harper, but does it make sense for the White Sox? What …

Ep. 170: Machado AND Harper?! Jon Morosi says the White Sox have 'a seat at the table'

November 6th, 2018

30:09

As free agency begins, the White Sox have openings and money to engage in what should be a very active offseason. Prized talents Bryce Harper and …

Ep. 169: What is Jose Abreu's future with the White Sox?

October 31st, 2018

28:29

With Jose Abreu entering the final year of his contract, Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka discuss the different scenarios involving Abreu …

Ep. 168: Don Cooper on Chris Sale and the World Series bullpenning

October 30th, 2018

28:44

White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper speaks with Chuck Garfien about Chris Sale winning a World Series with the Red Sox (3:30), Dave Roberts' decision …

Ep. 167: Who plays catcher for the White Sox in 2019 and beyond?

October 25th, 2018

23:31

The White Sox have been trying to solve the catcher position ever since A.J. Pierzynski's last season in 2012. Now, they might have a new problem: …

Ep. 166: A.J. Pierzynski’s problem with Manny Machado

October 23rd, 2018

37:41

Former White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski comes on the podcast and tells Chuck Garfien why he’d sign Nolan Arenado over Manny Machado …

Ep. 165: Memories of Old Comiskey Park

October 18th, 2018

29:32

For many White Sox fans, Comiskey Park was their introduction to White Sox baseball when they were young. Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, and Chris …

Ep. 164: What it would take for the White Sox to sign Manny Machado

October 16th, 2018

31:59

It might be a long shot for the White Sox to sign free agent Manny Machado, but here on the White Sox Talk Podcast, we like dark horses. Chuck …

Ep. 163: Chris Kamka's surprising stats about the 2018 season

October 11th, 2018

26:03

Chuck Garfien speaks with stat guru Chris Kamka about what happened inside the numbers with the White Sox in 2018, with many stats that will surprise you. They talk about Yoan Moncada, Daniel Palka, Matt Davidson, Tim …

Ep. 162: Aaron Rowand raves about Eloy, Robert, Adolfo, Madrigal and many more

October 10th, 2018

44:01

White Sox minor league outfield instructor Aaron Rowand speaks with Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey about the impressive group of outfielders he's been working with in the minor leagues.

"I challenge you to find another …

Ep. 161: What happened with the 2018 White Sox

October 2nd, 2018

45:39

Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka go over their preseason predictions, explain what happened to the White Sox in 2018 and what it all …

Ep. 160: Rick Renteria on 2018 and the future

October 1st, 2018

34:58

Rick Renteria sits down with Chuck Garfien and gives the one word he'd use to describe the 2018 season. He talks about taking criticism for some of his in-game decisions, how Tim Anderson has taken the next step in his …

Ep. 159: Daniel Palka on Palka-Mania and his breakout season

September 25th, 2018

28:15

Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox outfielder Daniel Palka who as a 26-year-old rookie has come out of nowhere to become one of the White Sox most …

Ep. 158: Hawk Harrelson interview before his final White Sox broadcast

September 23rd, 2018

15:11

Hawk Harrelson sat down with Chuck Garfien to talk about his emotions prior to calling his final White Sox game.

Why has he been such an unspoken announcer in his career? Does he have anything prepared for his final …

Ep. 157: What kind of player will Yoan Moncada become?

September 18th, 2018

35:25

Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber discuss the trials and tribulations of Yoan Moncada's first full season in the majors and what kind of …

Ep. 156: Inside the making of the new documentary "Hawk"

September 13th, 2018

46:10

Chuck Garfien speaks with Ryan McGuffey and Matt Dahl, executive producers of the documentary "Hawk" which looks back at the life and career of Ken "Hawk" Harrelson.  They talk about how they made the …

Ep. 155: What we learned about the White Sox farm system in 2018 with MLB.com's Jim Callis

September 11th, 2018

54:07

Chuck Garfien is joined by MLB.com Senior Writer Jim Callis to discuss the White Sox farm system in 2018. Callis explains why they named Dylan Cease the 2018 Pitcher of the Year in the minor leagues, why the Cubs will …

154: Emergency podcast: Michael Kopech needs Tommy John surgery??!

September 7th, 2018

15:05

With the shocking news that Michael Kopech has a significant tear in his UCL joint and is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery, Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber bring you the news and what it means for Kopech and the …

153: White Sox present and future with The Athletic’s James Fegan

September 6th, 2018

25:37

Chuck Garfien talks with James Fegan of the Athletic about a number of White Sox topics: biggest takeaway from the 2018 season, how aggressive the White Sox will be in the off-season, his favorite story he wrote this …

Ep. 152: Are the White Sox turning the corner in the rebuild?

September 3rd, 2018

20:20

With a winning record since mid-July, and many young players making big contributions at the major league level, the White Sox are making some noise …

Ep. 151: What does Mother Nature have against Michael Kopech?

September 1st, 2018

17:56

Rain wreaked havoc with another Michael Kopech performance, suspending play and cutting short his second home start, just like the first one. Still, there was a lot to be excited about with Kopech and Yoan Moncada …

Ep. 150: Biggest surprises of the 2018 White Sox

August 28th, 2018

32:37

Who and what are the biggest surprises on the 2018 White Sox? And with a winning record since the All-Star break, are they better than people think? Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Slavko Bekovic break it all down.  

Ep. 149: Interview with Michael Kopech about his MLB debut

August 22nd, 2018

9:53

The day after making his White Sox debut, Michael Kopech spoke to Chuck Garfien about his first start in the big leagues, the raucous crowd, what it was like facing Joe Mauer, wanting to pitch after the rain delay, …

Ep. 148: Michael Kopech’s MLB debut

August 22nd, 2018

29:43

Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey discuss the major league debut of Michael Kopech: the atmosphere in the ballpark, Kopech’s performance on the mound and behind the scenes stories in the Kopech family suite. You’ll hear …

Ep. 147: White Sox call up Michael Kopech!

August 20th, 2018

17:07

With the big news that Michael Kopech is coming to the majors, Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber talk about the decision by the Sox to bring up their top pitching prospect and the excitement that Kopech will bring to the …

146: Carlos Rodon’s breakout summer

August 18th, 2018

19:07

Carlos Rodon speaks with Chuck Garfien about his dominant stretch of starts and how he’s started to figure things out as a major league …

Ep. 145: Will the White Sox call up Jimenez and/or Kopech this season?

August 14th, 2018

32:12

With Eloy Jimenez and Michael Kopech dominating in Triple-A, we tackle the No. 1 question on the minds of every White Sox fan. Are either or both of the White Sox top prospects going to play in the majors this …

Ep. 144: How does Yoan Moncada get out his slump?

August 10th, 2018

21:45

With Yoan Moncada in a slump and being dropped down to 8th in the lineup, Chuck Garfien spoke with White Sox hitting coach Todd Steverson about his struggles. How does Moncada get out of his slump? Does he need to …

Ep. 143: A fired up Don Cooper talks about White Sox pitching and the rebuild

August 7th, 2018

37:03

Don Cooper came on the podcast and had a lot to say about Michael Kopech, Dylan Cease, Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez, Carlos Rodon, Dane Dunning and …

Ep. 142: Rick Hahn Unplugged Live Remote Podcast

August 3rd, 2018

1:21:38

White Sox G-M Rick Hahn was our featured guest live at Reggie’s Rock Club in front of a live audience. No topics were off limits with our podcast crew and in the Q&A with White Sox fans. He talked about Eloy …

Ep. 141: Jim Thome inducted into the Hall of Fame, Paul Konerko interview from Cooperstown

July 30th, 2018

18:26

On the day Jim Thome is inducted into the Hall of Fame, we play the best parts of his speech. Chuck Garfien interviews Paul Konerko who talks about …

Ep. 140: Interviews with Thome, Reinsdorf and Williams at Thome Hall of Fame induction

July 28th, 2018

26:14

With Jim Thome getting inducted into the Hall of Fame, Chuck Garfien interviews Thome, Jerry Reinsdorf and Ken Williams in Cooperstown, NY. Thome talks about how he made it from Peoria to Cooperstown, his biggest White …

Ep. 139: An Appreciation for Hall of Famer Jim Thome

July 26th, 2018

30:22

With Jim Thome being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend, Chuck Garfien, Scott Podsednik and Chris Kamka explain what made the former White Sox slugger such a special player. Kamka provides a treasure …

Ep. 138: Nick Madrigal on who he is and what he's all about

July 23rd, 2018

23:24

White Sox first round pick Nick Madrigal speaks with Chuck Garfien about how he became the baseball player he is today. They discuss what Nick said to the White Sox that made them want to draft him, why he hates …

Ep. 137: Rebuild advice from three Houston Astros All-Stars

July 18th, 2018

13:32

With the White Sox in the middle of a rebuild, Chuck Garfien spoke with three Houston Astros All-Stars who explained how they went from a rebuilding team to World Series champions. Jose Altuve, George Springer and Alex …

Ep. 136: American League All-Stars rave about Jose Abreu

July 17th, 2018

8:53

With Jose Abreu playing in the All-Star Game, we asked some of his American League teammates about the White Sox first baseman. Justin Verlander, Craig Kimbrel, and Michael Brantley rave about Abreu, explaining why …

Ep. 135: Dylan Cease on White Sox farm system: 'There’s so much talent'

July 16th, 2018

13:06

Coming to you from Washington DC, we speak with Dylan Cease who competed in the MLB Futures Game along with his Birmingham Barons teammate Luis Basabe. Cease talks about the White Sox loaded farm system, what players …

Ep. 134: Tim Anderson says 'I want to be great'

July 13th, 2018

12:31

With the White Sox hitting the All-Star break, Tim Anderson sits down with Chuck Garfien to talk about the first half of the season. Anderson talks about the rebuild, if the losing is affecting him, improving on …

Ep. 133: Rick Hahn gives the inside story about the Jose Quintana trade

July 12th, 2018

17:34

One year after the blockbuster trade between the White Sox and Cubs, Rick Hahn reveals to Chuck Garfien what happened behind the scenes between him …

Ep. 132: Which White Sox players will be traded and where?

July 11th, 2018

21:25

With the July 31st trade deadline approaching, what White Sox players could be on the move? Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber discuss who …

Ep. 131: Trendsetters: the wild and rich history of White Sox uniforms

July 4th, 2018

33:22

When it comes to uniforms, no one can top the White Sox whose wide spectrum of uniforms over the years have ranged from bold to bright to bizarre.

Ep. 130: How to react to the Jimenez and Robert injury news

July 2nd, 2018

6:50

With the news that Eloy Jimenez will miss 2 weeks with a strained abductor muscle and Luis Robert out 4-8 weeks with a sprained ligament his thumb, plus injuries to other top prospects like Dane Dunning, Zack Burdi and …

Ep. 129: Dylan Covey's second chance at baseball...and life

June 28th, 2018

25:19

White Sox pitcher Dylan Covey comes on the podcast and opens up to Chuck Garfien about his battle with diabetes, a disease that almost ended his life in 2010. He talks about his struggles last season, admitting "I …

Ep. 128: Inside the White Sox minor league system with Chris Getz

June 26th, 2018

31:26

White Sox Director of Player Development Chris Getz came on the podcast to talk with Chuck Garfien about many of the top prospects in the minor league system. What does Eloy Jimenez have to do to make it to the …

Ep. 127: Ask Us Anything - Part 2

June 20th, 2018

23:47

In Part 2 of "Ask Us Anything" we answer the following questions: Who will be the biggest free agent the White Sox sign this off-season? What are the …

Ep. 126: Ask Us Anything - Part 1

June 19th, 2018

37:56

We asked you to ask us anything about the White Sox and you delivered in a big way.

We got so many questions, we had to do two different podcasts! …

Ep. 125: Interview with Danny Farquhar

June 14th, 2018

32:52

White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar speaks with Chuck Garfien in a revealing interview about the brain hemorrhage that almost ended his life. Farquhar talks about what he remembers from the night of the incident, harrowing …

Ep 124: Brooks Boyer crashes the podcast

June 12th, 2018

43:59

The latest podcast with Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Vinnie Duber began with a question: "Have we seen the worst of the White Sox rebuild?" But just four minutes into the conversation, White Sox Sr. VP of Sales and …

Ep. 123: Everything about the White Sox draft class with scouting director Nick Hostetler

June 7th, 2018

46:07

With the 2018 MLB draft completed, White Sox scouting director Nick Hostetler came back on the podcast to discuss the 2018 draft class. Hostetler describes the moment he realized that they had to draft #1 pick Nick …

Ep. 122: The ins and outs of Michael Kopech

June 6th, 2018

39:47

With Michael Kopech knocking on the door to the major leagues, Chuck Garfien spoke with Charlotte Knights pitching coach Steve McCatty to get the latest on the White Sox top pitching prospect. They discuss what pitch …

Ep. 121: Nick Madrigal's college coach: "This guy is going to be a superstar"

June 5th, 2018

27:19

After the White Sox drafted Oregon State's Nick Madrigal we called up Pat Casey, Madrigal's head coach at Oregon State. Casey came on the podcast and raved about the White Sox first round pick. 

He spoke about why …

Ep. 120: Inside the White Sox draft room with scouting director Nick Hostetler

May 29th, 2018

52:06

With the White Sox holding the 4th overall pick in next week's MLB draft, we got an in-depth look inside the White Sox thought process from White Sox …

Ep. 119: Welington Castillo suspended for PEDs, what now?

May 24th, 2018

16:23

Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber discuss the shocking news that Welington Castillo has been suspended for 80 games for testing positive for a performance-enchancing drug, putting the White Sox catching position in quite …

Ep. 118: Manny Machado Mania

May 22nd, 2018

15:17

Manny Machado to the White Sox?? It's been the dream for many White Sox fans for months. With Machado in town to the play the White Sox, Chuck Garfien and Vinnie Duber discuss the White Sox chances of signing the …

Ep. 117: Zack Collins says Eloy Jimenez will be one of the best in the big leagues

May 17th, 2018

22:48

Hitting in front of Eloy Jimenez in the Birmingham Barons lineup, Zack Collins has seen up close what Jimenez is doing in Double-A and predicts very …

Ep. 116: Have no fear, White Sox farm system in high gear

May 15th, 2018

32:34

It’s that time again. Time to check out everything that’s going on in the White Sox minor league system. Lots of exciting things happening. Chuck Garfien, Chris Kamka and Slavko Bekovic cover it all from Charlotte to …

Ep. 115: Ozzie Guillen and David DeJesus recall favorite memories of Cubs-White Sox series

May 10th, 2018

14:03

In honor of the Crosstown Classic, Chuck Garfien and David Kaplan are joined by Ozzie Guillen and David DeJesus to discuss the Cubs-White Sox series.

Guillen and DeJesus tell stories of their playing days, what their …

Ep. 114: Will the Cubs come to regret the Jose Quintana trade?

May 8th, 2018

25:04

With Jose Quintana struggling with the Cubs and Eloy Jimenez and Dylan Cease playing like future superstars in the White Sox minor league system, Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey discuss this worst case scenerio …

Ep. 113: What made Bill Melton a White Sox legend

May 3rd, 2018

34:06

With the White Sox honoring Bill Melton with a special Bill Melton Day for the 50th anniversary of his White Sox debut, Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey sat down with Beltin’ Bill to discuss his special baseball career …

Ep. 112: How White Sox fans should watch the 2018 season

May 1st, 2018

36:18

After a rough first month of the season in the win-loss column for the White Sox, it's time to hash things out, get stuff off our chest and put the …

Ep. 111: Robinson Cano on Yoan Moncada: "I think he'll be a superstar"

April 25th, 2018

12:03

With the Mariners in town to play the White Sox, Chuck Garfien had a conversation with Robinson Cano to talk about the player who idolizes him, Yoan …

Ep. 110: Trayce Thompson - “This is home”

April 24th, 2018

12:16

Drafted by the White Sox in 2009, Trayce Thompson never wanted to play for another team but the White Sox. All that changed in 2015 when he was dealt to the Dodgers in the Todd Frazier trade. Now back with the White …

Ep. 109: Positive signs for Danny Farquhar

April 23rd, 2018

10:29

With news that White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar is making progress after suffering a brain hemorrhage during the game on Friday, Chuck Garfien spoke …

Ep. 108: Dane Dunning - "There's some great things happening here"

April 17th, 2018

24:52

With a stacked roster loaded with several of the White Sox top prospects, the Winston-Salem Dash are making noise in the minor leagues. One of those players is pitcher Dane Dunning who came on the podcast to talk with …

Ep. 107: Soxpects - Hot start for White Sox farm system.

April 12th, 2018

28:53

What's going on in the White Sox minor league system? Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka break it all down from Charlotte to …

Ep. 106: What’s wrong with the White Sox?

April 11th, 2018

23:57

After a solid road trip to the start the season, the White Sox have hit a giant speed bump here at home. What’s going on? Where’s the offense? What …

Ep. 105: What the heck happened in the home opener White Sox Talk Podcast?

April 6th, 2018

11:23

The White Sox were on the verge of an exciting win over the Tigers in the home opener. But it all came to a crashing halt in the late innings. What …

Ep. 104: Five things we really like about the White Sox so far

April 3rd, 2018

23:08

The season might be less than a week old, but there are 5 things that stand out with the White Sox already that have us cautiously optimistic about …

Ep. 103: What did we just witness on Opening Day?!?

March 30th, 2018

13:32

The White Sox win on Opening Day turned out to be as easy as 1-2-3. One home run by Jose Abreu, two by Tim Anderson and three by Matt Davidson, which tied at MLB Opening Day record. What did we just witness and what …

Ep. 102: Season predictions for 2018!

March 27th, 2018

41:07

With the season about to begin, we pull out all the stops to predict the White Sox future.

How many wins will the White Sox have in 2018? Who will …

Ep 101: Ozzie Guillen interview, Part 2

March 26th, 2018

38:34

In Part 2 of Chuck Garfien’s interview with Ozzie Guillen, the former White Sox manager has a lot to say about getting the excitement back in the White Sox/Cubs rivalry. He tells a story about Lou Piniella calling him …

Ep. 100: Ozzie Guillen interview, Part 1

March 23rd, 2018

36:04

On the 100th episode of the White Sox Talk Podcast, Chuck Garfien sits down with White Sox legend Ozzie Guillen. Guillen talks about the 2005 World Series title and what he thought about Bobby Jenks the first time he …

Bonus Episode: All-request, whatever's on your mind White Sox Talk Podcast

March 20th, 2018

43:08

We opened up the podcast to our favorite people: you the White Sox fan!

You asked the questions and we answered them! Who will be the White Sox closer in 2020?

Can Avi Garcia be an effective #2 hitter? Who will be the …

Ep. 99: The magic of Eloy Jimenez

March 13th, 2018

30:56

White Sox fans are gitty about the potential of Eloy Jimenez, the prized prospect who has shown a flare for the dramatic since the White Sox acquired him in the Jose Quintana trade. In this podcast, Chuck Garfien speaks …

Ep. 98: How Hector Santiago is helping the next wave of White Sox pitchers

March 6th, 2018

37:33

Signed right before spring training, Hector Santiago has made an immediate impact in his second stint with White Sox--and more than you might expect. Santiago came on the podcast and revealed that he's been helping out …

Bonus Episode: A candid Lucas Giolito, Alec Hansen K's Joey Votto and who will DH?

March 1st, 2018

37:39

White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito speaks with Chuck Garfien at spring training about shedding the label as “the top pitching prospect in baseball.” He …

Ep. 97: Yolmer or Moustakas? What should White Sox do about third base?

February 27th, 2018

32:49

Since Joe Crede left in 2008, the White Sox have had a revolving door of third basemen. 

Now with 2017 1st round pick Jake Burger out for the season, …

Ep. 96: The Three Amigos: Jimenez, Robert and Adolfo

February 21st, 2018

24:51

The White Sox 3 outfield prospects are creating a lot of buzz at spring training.

On this edition of the podcast, Micker Adolfo tells Chuck Garfien …

Ep. 95: Meet the real Tim Anderson

February 18th, 2018

22:50

Tim Anderson opens up about his struggles in 2017 and why he wants White Sox fans "to know the real me."  Anderson dives into his personal tragedy from last season when his best friend was murdered in Alabama. He talks …

Ep. 94: Michael Kopech tells all about his past, present and future

February 16th, 2018

36:00

The White Sox top pitching prospect sits down with Chuck Garfien for a revealing interview at spring training. Kopech says he almost quit the game after he got into a fight with a Red Sox minor league teammate in …

Ep. 93: Is it time to drink the White Sox Kool-Aid?

February 14th, 2018

21:44

It’s spring training. It’s here! Optimism is everywhere. Things are definitely pointing up with the White Sox, but how much of the Kool-Aid are we …

Ep. 92: Should White Sox sign a DH? If so, who?

February 6th, 2018

35:10

With spring training right around the corner and many free agent designated hitters still unsigned, Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka go over the top candidates and together choose who they believe the White …

Ep. 91: Alec Hansen and Zack Collins on their friendship and the fight that brought them closer together.

January 30th, 2018

34:12

Two of the White Sox top prospects came on the podcast at SoxFest and revealed to Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey that they got into a fight during a game last season in the minors. Hansen talks about his confidence and …

Ep. 90: Nicky Delmonico and Jake Burger on anything and everything at SoxFest

January 28th, 2018

37:18

It was a wild and entertaining conversation with the two White Sox friends and teammates at SoxFest. Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey asked Delmonico about recently scoring a goal during Shoot the Puck at the Blackhawks …

Ep. 89: Rick Hahn and Rick Renteria seminar at SoxFest

January 27th, 2018

21:26

Chuck Garfien and Jason Benetti opened SoxFest 2018 with a seminar with GM Rick Hahn and manager Ricky Renteria. They talked about the excitement …

Ep. 88: Interview with Hall of Famer Jim Thome

January 25th, 2018

22:53

Moments after getting the phone call from Cooperstown that he made the Baseball Hall of Fame, Jim Thome sat down for an interview with Chuck Garfien. Thome discusses the emotions of making the Hall of Fame, calling his …

Ep. 87: Can the White Sox compete in 2018?

January 23rd, 2018

34:40

In Year Two of the rebuild, not much is expected from the White Sox in 2018. But is there more to this team than meets the eye? Could they compete …

Ep. 86: The must-listen Nicky Delmonico White Sox Talk Podcast

January 17th, 2018

27:27

While taking part in the White Sox hitters camp in Glendale, Arizona, Nicky Delmonico joined Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey on the podcast to talk about his impressions of Luis Robert and Eloy Jimenez. But that was …

Ep. 85: Don Cooper with the inside scoop on Kopech, Rodon and a dozen other White Sox pitchers

January 16th, 2018

52:25

With some of baseball's top pitching talent in the White Sox system, who better to talk about them than longtime White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper? Coop gives us the goods on Michael Kopech, Alec Hansen, Reynaldo …

Ep. 84: What should the White Sox give up for Christian Yelich?

January 9th, 2018

41:18

With the Miami Marlins listening to offers for Christian Yelich, what should the White Sox be willing to give up for the All-Star outfielder? …

Ep. 83: 2018 Hall of Fame class...is this the year Bonds and Clemens get into Cooperstown (along with Thome)?

January 4th, 2018

31:22

With the Hall of Fame announcing its 2018 inductees on January 24, Chuck Garfien, Chris Kamka and Rob Wiatrowski revealed their Hall of Fame ballots …

Ep. 82: MLB.com’s Jim Callis reveals five under-the-radar White Sox prospects

January 2nd, 2018

36:14

We all know about the big name prospects in the White Sox organization like Kopech, Jimenez, Robert and Collins, but what about some of the lesser …

Ep. 81: Best Guests and Top Moments of 2017

December 26th, 2017

51:44

We wrap up the year with a greatest hits podcast, featuring the top 10 moments that happened on the podcast in 2017: Scott Podsednik brought to tears talking about his 2005 World Series home run, Eloy Jimenez saying he …

Ep. 80: Hawk Harrelson, A.J. Pierzynski on being simultaneously loved and hated

December 19th, 2017

51:04

Chuck Garfien sits down with Hawk Harrelson and A.J. Pierzynski in their first interview together to discuss their unique relationship which goes …

Ep. 79: Rick Hahn says to expect things to be a lot more interesting at next year's Winter Meetings

December 13th, 2017

21:20

On Day 3 of the MLB Winter Meetings, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn came on the podcast to talk with Chuck Garfien about the White Sox offseason plans and their future.  

Among the topics: the trade market for Jose …

Ep. 78: Peter Gammons explains why Michael Kopech will win a Cy Young Award

December 13th, 2017

27:14

On Day 2 of the MLB Winter Meetings, Chuck Garfien speaks with legendary baseball writer Peter Gammons, who shares his knowledge about the key figures in the White Sox rebuild. He explains why Michael Kopech will win a …

Ep. 77: Playoffs? Dan Plesac says White Sox could compete for wild card in 2018

December 12th, 2017

33:19

On Day 1 of the MLB Winter Meetings, Dan Plesac of MLB Network joins Chuck Garfien to talk about the White Sox rebuild. He raves about the team …

Ep. 76: Could the signing of Welington Castillo speed up the White Sox rebuild?

December 5th, 2017

34:44

Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka break down the White Sox signing of Welington Castillo. What does it mean for the pitching staff? How …

Ep. 75: White Sox trade rumors fact or fiction

November 28th, 2017

31:39

On this edition of the podcast, Chuck Garfien, Chris Kamka and Ryan McGuffey tackle the latest trade rumors surrounding the White Sox. Are the White Sox really interested in Jackie Bradley Jr? Why the trade market for …

Ep. 74: White Sox Class A manager Justin Jirschele, youngest manager in professional baseball

November 22nd, 2017

39:18

27-year-old Justin Jirschele made quite an impression in his first season as manager of the White Sox Class-A affiliate in Kannapolis. He helped lead …

Ep. 73: Chuck goes 1-on-1 with Frank Thomas

November 20th, 2017

26:59

White Sox Hall of Famer Frank Thomas came on the podcast to talk with Chuck Garfien about his past, baseball's present and the future of the White Sox. He talks about his first major league hit (a stand-up triple!), how …

Ep. 72: Aaron Rowand says Luis Robert could be a superstar

November 14th, 2017

28:02

After spending last week in the Dominican Republic working with White Sox prospect Luis Robert, Aaron Rowand comes on the podcast to give us the inside scoop about the Cuban outfielder who the White Sox signed last …

Ep. 71: White Sox Talk Podcast live at Reggie's Bar with Jason Benetti

November 9th, 2017

43:58

We took the White Sox Talk Podcast to White Sox fans for our first remote podcast at Reggie’s Bar in the South Loop. White Sox play by play announcer Jason Benetti joined the crew for to talk about taking over for Hawk …

Ep. 70: White Sox top prospect tells story of horrific car crash that almost ended his life

October 31st, 2017

32:34

After starting the final game of the season for the Charlotte Knights (the White Sox Triple-A team), Tyler Danish was driving to his home in Tampa, Florida when he was hit by a semi-truck in a 23-car accident in …

Ep. 69: White Sox and Cubs in same division? The mind-blowing proposal by Baseball America's Tracy Ringolsby

October 24th, 2017

29:15

If MLB decides to add 2 expansion teams in the future(Montreal and Portland are reportedly the favorites), the league would likely have to …

Ep. 68: The Chicago Tribune's John Kass, "Searching for a safe space in Cubslandia"

October 17th, 2017

29:03

With the Cubs back in the NLCS, White Sox fans have had to deal with another post-season of Cubs this and Cubs that. How does one escape it? Diehard White Sox fan John Kass of the Chicago Tribune comes on the podcast to …

Ep. 67: White Sox Fans Take Over the Podcast

October 12th, 2017

1:03:00

To celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the podcast we opened the show up to our listeners to ask all the questions and choose all the topics in this All-Request White Sox Talk Podcast. We hit a wide variety of topics …

Ep. 66: What happened with the White Sox in 2017 and what happens next?

October 3rd, 2017

54:10

With the 2017 season in the books, Chuck Garfien, Dan Hayes, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka take a look back at what happened with the White Sox in 2017 and look ahead to moves the White Sox might make this off-season …

Ep. 65: Scott Podsednik brought to tears reflecting on his 2005 World Series home run

September 28th, 2017

51:45

Twelve years after hitting one of the greatest home runs in baseball history, Scott Podsednik comes on the podcast and reveals that the top moment of his baseball career profoundly changed him forever--both for better …

Ep. 64: How Jason Benetti traveled over 1,000 miles to call 3 different games in less than 24 hours

September 26th, 2017

34:20

How do you call two White Sox games and one college football game over a thousand miles away in less than 24 hours? Ask Jason Benetti. The versatile …

Ep. 63: Did Harry Caray run Bill Melton out of town? Melton tells all about his baseball life

September 19th, 2017

49:49

Bill Melton's baseball career is the stuff of legend--some for what happened on the field, but also for what happened off of it. The former White Sox slugger speaks with Chuck Garfien about winning the 1971 home run …

Ep. 62: MLB.com's Jim Callis believes White Sox will pounce on best draft class in years

September 12th, 2017

51:55

It's a fight to the finish between the White Sox, Phillies and Giants for the top pick in next year's MLB draft. But with the talent in the draft expected to be some of the best in years, how much will it really matter …

Ep. 61: Lucas Giolito on being a different pitcher; Jason Benetti on the White Sox and his broadcasting career

September 6th, 2017

52:56

We've got 2 special guests on this edition of the podcast. Lucas Giolito sits down with Chuck Garfien to talk about his first 3 starts with the …

Ep. 60: Did the White Sox 'fleece' the Cubs in the José Quintana trade or is #CubsTwitter overreacting?

August 29th, 2017

44:55

It's been six weeks since the White Sox and Cubs made the José Quintana trade, and early returns are unanimous: Cubs fans are freaking out. They feel like the Cubs gave up too much in Eloy Jimenez, Dylan Cease and 2 …

Ep. 59: Carlos Rodon on being new and improved, Dan Hayes with his farm system findings

August 22nd, 2017

30:29

Carlos Rodon comes on the podcast with Chuck Garfien to talk about his past, present and White Sox future. He discusses his bicep injury which forced him to miss the first 3 months of the season and might end up being a …

Ep. 58: Jeff Passan explains why White Sox have the best farm system in baseball

August 20th, 2017

48:45

After speaking with 24 people in baseball (GMs, farm directors and scouts), Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports made a conclusion: the White Sox have the best farm system in baseball. On the podcast, Chuck Garfien speaks with …

Ep. 57: Eloy Jimenez and Zack Collins one step closer to the majors

August 15th, 2017

37:26

Eloy Jimenez and Zack Collins are two of the White Sox top prospects, so it was a big deal when the news broke that they're both being promoted to …

Ep. 56: Alec Hansen wants to be future White Sox ace and why you shouldn't piss off Dane Dunning

August 9th, 2017

49:49

Two of the top pitchers in the White Sox farm system come on the podcast for the first time.
Winston-Salem teammates Dane Dunning and Alec Hansen speak with Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey about the White Sox rebuild and …

Ep. 55: Reynaldo Lopez getting called up to the White Sox; Avi Garcia part of White Sox future?

August 8th, 2017

17:32

White Sox fans waited and waited and waited some more for the White Sox to call up pitcher Reynaldo Lopez from Triple-A. Now it's finally happening. He'll start against the Royals on Friday. Chuck Garfien and Dan …

Ep. 54: What will the White Sox look like in 2018, 2019 and 2020?

August 1st, 2017

53:40

Now that phase one of the White Sox rebuild has been completed (trading away their top talent, producing arguably the best farm system in baseball), what can White Sox fans expect to happen in 2018, 2019 and 2020?

Ep. 53: Hawk rips Lackey, Swarzak traded, Coop misses Q

July 26th, 2017

24:24

After a wild day at Wrigley Field against the Cubs, Chuck Garfien and Dan Hayes discuss John Lackey hitting 4 White Sox batters and also play Hawk Harrelson's epic on-air rant directed at the Cubs pitcher. "Jeff the …

Ep. 52: White Sox trade Frazier, Robertson and Kahnle to Yankees and call up Moncada.

July 19th, 2017

20:32

On a stunning and groundbreaking night for the White Sox rebuild, Chuck Garfien and Dan Hayes break down the 7-player trade with the Yankees that send David Robertson, Todd Frazier and Tommy Kahnle to New York in …

Ep. 51: Eloy Jimenez wants "to be one of the best players in baseball"

July 18th, 2017

47:30

The White Sox centerpiece in the Jose Quintana trade, Eloy Jimenez came on the podcast to talk with Chuck Garfien about what it was like being traded from the Cubs to the White Sox, his approach as a hitter and why he …

Ep. 50: White Sox shocker: Jose Quintana traded to the Cubs

July 13th, 2017

44:35

It happened. It really happened. The White Sox traded Jose Quintana to the Cubs.

The White Sox got a big haul in return. Outfielder Eloy Jimenez and …

Ep. 49: Has José Quintana thrown his last pitch as a member of the White Sox?

July 11th, 2017

38:11

With José Quintana trade rumors heating up, the White Sox Talk Podcast crew tackles the story from many angles. In Miami covering the All-Star Game, …

Ep. 48: Bob Nightengale talks Sox trades, 2019 free agents, and juiced baseballs?

July 4th, 2017

30:23

With the trade deadline coming July 31st and the White Sox open for business, Chuck Garfien spoke with Bob Nightengale of USA Today about possible …

Ep. 47: Top pick Jake Burger can't wait to someday take a bite out of Chicago; When will Sox trades begin?

June 27th, 2017

21:38

After taking batting practice for the first time with the White Sox, number-one pick Jake Burger sat down with Chuck Garfien to talk about getting drafted by his favorite team, what it was like getting a phone call from …

Ep. 46: Exclusive 1-on-1 with Mark Buehrle

June 24th, 2017

15:01

On the latest edition of the White Sox Talk Podcast, Chuck Garfien goes 1-on-1 with the star of the weekend, Mark Buehrle.
Buehrle tells an absolutely …

Ep. 45: A.J. Pierzynski with hilarious untold Mark Buehrle stories and why Hawk Harrelson must be in the Hall of Fame

June 20th, 2017

51:01

With Mark Buehrle having his number retired by the White Sox on June 24th, A.J. Pierzynski came on the podcast to speak with Chuck Garfien about one of the best pitchers in franchise history. They talk about Buehrle's …

Ep. 44: White Sox scouting director Nick Hostetler with the inside scoop about the White Sox 2017 draft

June 15th, 2017

39:59

Soon after completing the 2017 MLB draft, White Sox scouting director Nick Hostetler came on the podcast with Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey to talk about what went on behind the scenes with the White Sox draft. …

Ep. 43: MLB.com's Jim Callis raves about White Sox 2017 draft

June 14th, 2017

32:42

Who's having one of the best drafts this year? Jim Callis from MLB.com says the White Sox. With Jake Burger, Gavin Sheets, Luis Gonzalez stocking the system with much-needed power, Callis explains the potential for all …

Ep. 42: Tim Raines opens up about the Hall of Fame, drug addiction and his White Sox career

June 6th, 2017

51:07

One of the best basestealers in major league history, Tim Raines comes on the podcast to talk about his baseball career and his new book, "Rock …

Ep. 41: Hawk Harrelson sits down with Chuck and Guff to talk retirement

June 1st, 2017

23:41

On the day that Hawk Harrelson announced he is retiring from the White Sox broadcast booth after the 2018 season, he sat down for an interview with Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey. Hawk talks about his legendary White …

Ep. 40: Searching for the truth about Luis Robert with Keith Law and Jesse Sanchez

May 23rd, 2017

50:48

With the White Sox expected to sign highly coveted Cuban prospect Luis Robert, there are many questions left unanswered about him: how good or great can he be? How do we even pronounce his last name? There have been …

Ep. 39: Tom Paciorek with classic stories about his baseball career and broadcasting with Hawk Harrelson

May 16th, 2017

1:11:27

With Tom Paciorek ("Wimpy) reuniting with Hawk Harrelson for the White Sox four-game series in Seattle, the beloved former White Sox player/broadcaster talks with Chuck Garfien about some of his favorite Harrelson …

Ep. 38: Is Deadspin trolling the White Sox rebuild?

May 9th, 2017

1:09:16

Deadspin editor-in-chief Tim Marchman joins Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey to explain his and the website's fascination with the White Sox rebuild. Plus, Ryan talks about his four-city trip covering the White Sox farm …

Ep. 37: Is this the real Avisail Garcia? Plus riding the bus with the Birmingham Barons and talking with Tommy Kahnle

May 2nd, 2017

46:42

After leading the American League in hitting during the month of April, we have to ask the question: Is Avisail Garcia for real? Chuck Garfien, Chris Kamka and Slavko Bekovic break down the numbers and wonder if the …

Ep. 36: How soon could the White Sox bring up Yoan Moncada?

April 26th, 2017

23:01

Ryan McGuffey and Rob Wiatrowski are joined by CSN Chicago.com’s Dan Hayes to discuss his recent weekend visting all four White Sox minor league affiliates. We talk about the players that stood out most and what might …

Ep. 35: Jason Benetti on Avisail Garcia's red-hot start to the season

April 18th, 2017

37:08

Jason Benetti joins Ryan McGuffey and Slavko Bekovic to break down the hottest hitter in the MLB through two weeks: Avisail Garcia. Plus, an update on some of the best performances thus far from the top White Sox …

Ep. 34: Newly signed outfielder Ryan Raburn joins the show

April 11th, 2017

43:56

On the latest edition of the White Sox Talk Podcast, Chuck Garfien interviews newly signed outfielder Ryan Raburn.

Raburn has spent years tormenting the White Sox with clutch hits, so imagine the surprise when the Sox …

Ep. 33: Which free agents are Rick Hahn targeting over the next three seasons?

April 5th, 2017

38:17

Dan Hayes joins Chuck Garfien and Slavko Bekovic to talk about Rick Hahn’s “three-year board” looking at free agents, plus they discuss why teams in the north don’t open up on the road more often and Jose Quintana’s …

Ep. 32: Nate Jones reflects on winning gold at the World Baseball Classic

March 28th, 2017

46:15

Nate Jones was looking for something to do today(we kid), so he came on the White Sox Talk Podcast to speak with Chuck Garfien and gave what he said is the longest interview of his career (not kidding). Fresh off …

Ep. 31: Tim Anderson's new deal and 2017 predictions

March 21st, 2017

57:05

On this edition of the White Sox Talk Podcast Chuck Garfien talks with CSNChicago.com White Sox Insider Dan Hayes about Tim Anderson's new contract, Reynaldo Lopez' lights-out performance against San Francisco, Michael …

Ep. 30: MLB Network's Dan Plesac on the value of José Quintana

March 14th, 2017

38:49

After surviving a white-knuckle drive through a major snowstorm in Pennsylvania, Dan Plesac from MLB-Network joins Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey to talk about Jose Quintana's stellar performance in the World Baseball …

Ep. 29: Chuck Goes 1-on-1 with Zack Burdi

March 7th, 2017

51:03

Is Zack Burdi ready for the majors? Chuck Garfien tackled that question and many others with the White Sox pitching prospect who talks about growing up a White Sox fan in Downers Grove, getting heckled by his friends …

Ep. 28: Tim Anderson gives revealing interview about his first season with White Sox

February 28th, 2017

52:33

White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson joins the podcast and gives a revealing interview with Chuck Garfien about his first season with the White Sox and …

Ep. 27: Ode to Mark Buehrle

February 24th, 2017

57:03

With the news that the White Sox will retire Mark Buehrle's jersey this summer, we replay Chuck Garfien's 2011 interview with Buehrle who recalls all the big moments of his White Sox career: the perfect game, no-hitter, …

Ep. 26: Executive VP Ken Williams on the White Sox rebuild

February 21st, 2017

31:40

White Sox Executive VP Ken Williams sits down with Chuck Garfien at Camelback Ranch for a wide-ranging discussion about the White Sox rebuild. He …

Ep. 25: White Sox GM Rick Hahn on how the Chris Sale trade went down and the direction of the franchise

February 17th, 2017

36:56

With spring training underway, Chuck Garfien speaks with GM Rick Hahn in Glendale, Arizona about the White Sox rebuild and the team's future. Hahn talks about how they put together the Chris Sale trade, when they'll …

Ep. 24: The Rick Renteria era begins as White Sox pitchers and catchers report to spring training

February 14th, 2017

31:48

The Rick Renteria era begins as White Sox pitchers and catchers report to spring training.
Chuck Garfien breaks down the first day with CSN's Dan Hayes and MLB.com's Scott Merkin. Will David Robertson be traded during …

Ep. 23: Derek Holland, Carlos Rodon and Michael Kopech discuss the upcoming season

February 9th, 2017

43:45

With spring training just a few days away, Derek Holland, Carlos Rodon and Michael Kopech join the podcast to talk about the upcoming season.
The …

Ep. 22: Jason Benetti on White Sox rebuild, Rick Renteria on his managing style

February 7th, 2017

57:08

White Sox broadcaster Jason Benetti joins Chuck Garfien and Chris Kamka on the podcast to talk about the White Sox rebuild, his broadcasting career, being in the booth with Steve Stone, how he prepares for games and …

Ep. 20: Todd Frazier, Jose Quintana discuss their futures with the White Sox

January 31st, 2017

46:52

Instead of trading third baseman Todd Frazier, should the White Sox do the opposite and actually sign him to an extension? Todd joins the podcast …

Ep. 19: SoxFest Preview And Getting Minoso Into The Hall Of Fame

January 24th, 2017

45:15

When will a possible Jose Quintana trade go from a watch to a warning? Chuck Garfien, Dan Hayes, Ryan McGuffey and Chris Kamka break down the Quintana trade talks and what it will be like for him at SoxFest this weekend …

Ep. 18: Zack Collins wants to stay at catcher for White Sox

January 17th, 2017

24:49

White Sox 2016 first round pick Zack Collins joins the podcast to talk about his future with the White Sox, when he hopes to make the big leagues and …

Ep. 17: Don Cooper discusses White Sox new pitchers, losing Chris Sale

January 10th, 2017

56:02

Chuck Garfien catches up with White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper who gives us the inside scoop on the new White Sox pitchers acquired in the Sale …

Ep. 16: Which Free Agents Might The White Sox Sign?

January 4th, 2017

36:26

With the big returns for Chris Sale and Adam Eaton, are the White Sox responsible for the stalled trade market in Major League Baseball? Chuck …

Ep. 15: Hawk Harrelson talks White Sox rebuild and Joe West

December 27th, 2016

47:09

On this edition of the White Sox Talk Podcast, Chuck Garfien and Chris Kamka speak with White Sox legendary broadcaster Hawk Harrelson. Among the many topics covered, Hawk gives his thoughts about the White Sox …

Ep. 14: Jim Callis of MLB.com on future of White Sox, Journey goes into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

December 20th, 2016

46:38

In this edition of the White Sox Talk Podcast, Chuck Garfien and Dan Hayes go in-depth with Jim Callis of MLB.com about the 7 prospects the White Sox received in the Chris Sale and Adam Eaton trades. Ryan McGuffey and …

Ep. 13: Garfien chats with Adam Eaton, MLB Network's Brian Kenny

December 12th, 2016

51:19

On today’s White Sox Talk podcast, Chuck Garfien talks with former White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton and MLB Network anchor Brian Kenny. Eaton explains what happened the day he was traded to the Washington Nationals and …

Ep. 12: Adam Eaton traded to the Washington Nationals

December 8th, 2016

42:57

Chuck Garfien goes 1-on-1 with White Sox GM Rick Hahn following the trade of Adam Eaton to the Nationals which brought more top prospects to the …

Ep. 11: White Sox trade Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox

December 7th, 2016

18:10

Chuck Garfien and Dan Hayes break down the White Sox trade of Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox and Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe fills us on in on what exactly the White Sox got in return for their former ace. Plus, …

Ep. 10: Does a Chris Sale trade happen?

December 6th, 2016

35:46

Chuck Garfien, Dan Hayes, and Dan Plesac talk White Sox.
Does a Chris Sale trade happen? Jerry Reinsdorf explains why a Sale trade is difficult to …

Ep. 9: Aaron Rowand Talks the Future of the Sox

November 29th, 2016

32:36

On this week’s White Sox Talk Podcast, Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey are joined by special guest Aaron Rowand. The White Sox 2005 World Series champion talks about managing several White Sox top prospects at the …

Ep. 8: Could Sox Deal Rodon In Addition to Sale or Quintana?

November 23rd, 2016

28:00

Scott Merkins joins the guys and dissects the probable White Sox rebuild. Hear why he believes two of three pitchers among Chris Sale, Jose Quintana …

Ep. 7: Teams that make the most sense for Chris Sale

November 16th, 2016

17:55

Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, and Chris Kamka are joined by USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. They discuss the teams that make the most sense for Chris Sale if the White Sox do in fact trade him. Nightengale gives a …

Ep. 6: Update from MLB GM Meetings

November 9th, 2016

29:00

A fresh update from the MLB GM Meetings after White Sox GM Rick Hahn stated that the team’s approach this offseason is “focusing on longer-term …

Ep. 5: What kind of return could the White Sox get for Chris Sale?

November 3rd, 2016

28:03

Chuck Garfien, Chris Kamka, and Rob Wiatrowski discuss what kind of return the White Sox could get for Chris Sale. Plus, is Adam Eaton an underdog …

Ep. 4: Reaction to the national media blunders that failed to recognize the White Sox as the 2005 World Series winners

October 26th, 2016

26:48

Chuck Garfien, Slavko Bekovic and Chris Kamka react to the national media blunders that failed to recognize that the White Sox didn't win the 2005 …

Ep. 3: How Are Sox Fans Dealing With Cubs Success

October 19th, 2016

31:46

Chuck Garfien is joined by Chris Kamka and Slavko Bekovic to discuss how White Sox fans are dealing with success on the North Side. Later, Sox fan and CSN producer Ryan McGuffey talks about his experience producing …

Ep. 2: What to make of Conor Gillaspie's emergence and possible White Sox trades

October 11th, 2016

15:26

In our next installment of the White Sox Talk Podcast, Chuck Garfien, Dan Hayes, and Rob Wiatrowski talk about the Indians sweep of the Red Sox and what that means for the White Sox. The guys also talk about the …

Ep. 1: Will the White Sox trade Chris Sale or Jose Quintana?

October 4th, 2016

28:32

On the inaugural White Sox Talk Podcast, Chuck Garfien, Ryan McGuffey, Chris Kamka, and Dan Hayes debate Chuck's theory as to why the White Sox WILL trade Chris Sale or Jose Quintana. They also dive into the Sox newest …

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