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Sox Drawer: Fantasy Camp Photo Gallery

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Sox Drawer: Fantasy Camp Photo Gallery

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010
6:39 PM

We just finished Day 3 of White Sox Fantasy Camp, and Im proud to say that after three straight heartbreaking losses, my team finally won a game.

Playing in the big stadium at Camelback Ranch where the Sox and Dodgers play their actual spring training games, we came back from a six-run deficit to win 10-8. Or was it 10-9? I frankly have no idea. But I do know that we won. Thank goodness. We were becoming the laughingstock of the league.

CSN photographer Mike Cappozzo made a diving catch in left field for the final out. Cappozzo is in the running for Fantasy Camp MVP. He also homered today off Robin Ventura, who delivered Mike a hefty meatball to smack around 340 feet.

Mike has been lugging around a 40 pound camera, shooting stories with me which will air next week.

He was last seen with seven ice bags attached to his body.

As for my day at platenothing special. Just a couple of singles. Although Harold Baines purposely threw a pitch at my head in the 4th inning. Nothing like having one of your boyhood idols try to knock you out of the game. He was just having fun. I think.

So far, the team coached by Jim Fregosi, Jeff Cox, and Moose Skowron is proving to be world beaters. Theyre a perfect 4-and-0, outscoring their opponents 1,488 to 6. Actually, its not that bad. But it has me wondering who picked the teams.

Commissioner Bill Melton, do you have any idea?????

Ive put together a little photo diary of the week so far. Despite our 1-and-3 record, its been an incredible experience. Enjoy!

White Sox Talk Podcast: 'Searching for a safe space in Cubslandia'

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White Sox Talk Podcast: 'Searching for a safe space in Cubslandia'

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 talk with Chuck Garfien about his recent column entitled "Searching for a safe space in Cubslandia." Kass talks about how he's dealing with the Cubs success and how White Sox fans can find this safe space. He tells the story about taking the White Sox World Series trophy into a Chicago Tribune board meeting in 2005 to rub it in the faces of the Trib's executives who were all Cubs fans.  

Kass talks about how he watches the Cubs in the playoffs, the Chicago media coverage of their playoff run and how Cubs fans will react if they don't repeat as champions. Garfien and Kass also discuss the White Sox rebuild, the Cubs losing in 2003 and why Kass will be calling Cubs Pre and Post host David Kaplan in the middle of the night if and when the Cubs are eliminated.  

White Sox mourn passing of former pitcher Daniel Webb

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White Sox mourn passing of former pitcher Daniel Webb

Former White Sox pitcher Daniel Webb died at the age of 28 in an ATV accident on Saturday night, according to Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis.

Davis called it a “tragic accident, and we should rally around the family.”

Webb, a Paducah, Ky. native, was with the White Sox from 2013-16 and went 7-5 with a 4.50 ERA.

The White Sox released this statement:

Daniel left many friends within the Chicago White Sox organization, and we are all shocked and stunned by the news of last night's terrible accident. He was a terrific young man with a full life ahead of him. All thoughts and prayers go to his family and friends as they deal with today's tragic news.