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White Sox Talk Podcast: White Sox and Cubs in same division? The mind-blowing proposal by Baseball America's Tracy Ringolsby

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White Sox Talk Podcast: White Sox and Cubs in same division? The mind-blowing proposal by Baseball America's Tracy Ringolsby

If MLB decides to add two expansion teams in the future (Montreal and Portland are reportedly the favorites), the league would likely have to realign. How should they do it? Esteemed baseball writer Tracy Ringolsby comes on the White Sox Talk Podcast to talk about his fascinating proposal in Baseball America that has the baseball world talking.

Ringolsby regionalizes the entire league, putting the White Sox and Cubs in the same division along with the Cardinals, Brewers, Astros, Rangers, Royals and Rockies. The other three divisions would have rivals like the Yankees/Mets, Giants/A's, and Dodgers/Angels playing in the same division as well.  How about four wild card games and a 156-game schedule with every team getting a day off every week?

Ringolsby explains his plan on the podcast. Chuck Garfien, Dan Hayes and Ryan McGuffey then break it all down and explain why it should strongly be considered in the future.

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White Sox Talk Podcast: Scott Podsednik brought to tears reflecting on World Series home run

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White Sox Talk Podcast: Scott Podsednik brought to tears reflecting on World Series home run

Twelve years after hitting one of the greatest home runs in baseball history, Scott Podsednik joined the White Sox Talk Podcast and revealed that the top moment of his baseball career profoundly changed him forever — both for better and for worse. In an interview with CSN's Chuck Garfien, the former White Sox outfielder talks emotionally about his walk-off home run from Game 2 of the 2005 World Series.

Later, Podsednik reflects on his nine years in the minor leagues and how he almost quit baseball before making it to the major leagues.

Podsednik also tells the story of being on Saturday Night Live after the 2005 World Series, appearing on Weekend Update with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. He tells untold stories from the 2005 playoffs, what it's like to be a baseball heartthrob and more.

Listen to the latest White Sox Talk Podcast right here

White Sox Talk Podcast: How Jason Benetti traveled over 1,000 miles to call three different games in less than 24 hours

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White Sox Talk Podcast: How Jason Benetti traveled over 1,000 miles to call three different games in less than 24 hours

How do you call two White Sox games and one college football game over 1,000 miles away in less than 24 hours? Ask Jason Benetti.

The versatile broadcaster came on the White Sox Talk Podcast to talk with Chuck Garfien about his crazy journey over the weekend when he called a White Sox-Royals game, flew to Tallahasse overnight to broadcast the Florida State/N-C State football game the following day and then returned that evening to Chicago to be on the mic for the White Sox-Royals once again.

Benetti takes us inside his weekend, which was actually much wilder than anybody thought.

Then, Benetti talks about the White Sox futures of both Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia, and when Eloy Jimenez might make his White Sox debut. Benetti and Garfien, who both went to Homewood-Flossmoor High School close the podcast expressing their desires to go back to their roots and call a Homewood-Flossmoor basketball game this winter.

Listen to the latest White Sox Talk Podcast right here