Sox In The Basement

30 Minutes of Chicago White Sox Talk. For Fans, By Fans, From Chicago’s South Side.

The White Sox Pitching Paradox

December 18th, 2019

The White Sox have yet to address their need for starting pitching, and all of the good options seem to be running out. We open the phone lines and talk about options like Hyun-Jin Ryu, Dallas Keuchel, David Price and Caleb Smith. The real question, though, may be "do the White Sox think 2020 is the start of their window?" Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! #30MinutesOfSox #WhiteSox #ProveIt #COMPETE

Nomar Mazara: Winter Meetings Prize

December 11th, 2019

The White Sox and every other team are at the 2019 MLB Winter Meetings. Tuesday night we finally acquired...Nomar Mazara? Chris breaks down the trade. Sox critic Steve Paradzinski also joins the show as the guys discuss the team's current state of mind. Was there a plan after they struck out on Wheeler, or are they figuring this out as they go along? Is silence good or bad? Who are they looking at now? Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! #30MinutesOfSox #WhiteSox #ProveIt #COMPETE

Were The Sox Stuck On Wheeler?

December 4th, 2019

Following the Arbitration Tender Deadline, the White Sox are down to 36 players on their 40-man roster and were seemingly stuck on the Zack Wheeler Crazy Train. (UPDATE: Zack Wheeler has signed with Philadelphia.) Before the deal happened, listen as Chris and Dave break down why sticking it out for Wheeler may be detrimental to the White Sox in their pursuit of other Free Agents. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! #30MinutesOfSox #WhiteSox #ProveIt #COMPETE

White Sox Hot Stove On Broil

November 27th, 2019

Following the signing of Yasmani Grandal and extension of Jose Abreu the White Sox Hot Stove continues to set of that cheap fire alarm in your kitchen. Chris and Dave sort through recent rumors, statements and roster moves that indicate something is coming...maybe. Plus, Chris tries to simplify who Zack Wheeler is and could be if the White Sox acquire him. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! #30MinutesOfSox #WhiteSox #ProveIt #COMPETE

INSTANT REACTION: Yasmani Grandal

November 22nd, 2019

BONUS EPISODE! Chris, Dave and James Fox from FutureSox react to the White Sox free agent signing of Yasmani Grandal. An idea presented on this show months ago actually comes to fruition. What does it mean? We break it down and tell you it's OK to be extra happy about this one. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! #30MinutesOfSox #WhiteSox #ProveIt #COMPETE

Yoshitomo Tsutsugo

November 20th, 2019

In between a Twitter skirmish caused by one beat reporter throwing shade at another, and Rule 5 decisions to be made, is the tale of Yoshitomo Tsutsugo. Will the White Sox pursue him? Should they? Plus, is it OK to root for Paul Konerko to be in the Hall of Fame while admitting you don't actually think he should be in the Hall of Fame? Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! #30MinutesOfSox #WhiteSox #ProveIt #COMPETE

Off-Season Interview: Chris Cwik

November 16th, 2019

BONUS EPISODE. The extended, un-edited interview with Chris Cwik (BBWAA & Yahoo Sports). Take a deep dive into free agency and what the White Sox are like with their secrets. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! #30MinutesOfSox #WhiteSox #OffseasonInterviewSeries 

Loose Lips Sink White Sox Deals

November 13th, 2019

While Dave brings in his pessimistic list of expected Free Agent Signings, Chris breaks down what we have learned this week about possible White Sox pursuits. Yahoo Sports and BBWAA writer Chris Cwik also returns with what he has heard, what he believes, and his take on how the White Sox front office normally operates during the off-season. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! #30MinutesOfSox #WhiteSox #ProveIt #COMPETE

Prove It, White Sox. Compete.

November 6th, 2019

The White Sox 40-man dropped to 32, and Sox In The Basement listeners weighed in on who should go next once free agent signings start rolling in. Meanwhile Dave doesn't think the White Sox are actually going to have a big off-season, while Chris suggests a free agent acquisition you may not have considered. Plus, we air more Listener GM Moves from our phone line. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! #30MinutesOfSox #WhiteSox #ProveIt #COMPETE

White Sox Roster Armageddon

October 30th, 2019

A lot of White Sox players are going away this week. Chris tells Dave who needs to be moved off of the 40-man roster to make room for 2020 needs...and nobody is safe. Plus, we air some Listener GM Moves from our phone line. Listen. Subscribe. Share. Call 708-459-8406 and leave your postseason moves for the next episode! Childhood friends and lifelong Sox fans Chris & Dave sit at a 9-foot homemade oak bar in a basement on the South Side of Chicago to discuss their favorite team - The Chicago White Sox. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and ALWAYS at SoxInTheBasement.com! #30MinutesOfSox #WhiteSox