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 with Jason Benetti who talks about what it was like calling the game on Saturday when Jimenez came off the bench in a game he wasn’t supposed to play and hit the go-ahead home run against the Cubs. They discuss why Jimenez could be a superstar with the White Sox, if it will be difficult for Rick Hahn to keep him in the minors and much more.
Plus, Benetti gives Sox fans a sleeper White Sox player in 2018 and he helps Chuck fill out his NCAA Tournament bracket.
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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 Harrelson and what the White Sox will do this off-season. Will they trade Jose Abreu or Avi Garcia? When will Eloy Jimenez and Michael Kopech make their White Sox debuts?
Benetti, Garfien, Hayes, McGuffey and Kamka predict what free agents the White Sox will sign this winter and a whole lot more.
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 they might make this offseason and into next season.
Later, Garfien, McGuffey and Kamka look back at the predictions they made back in March and compete for a prize off the Jason Benetti/Steve Stone prize shelf — a broken White Sox gnome.
Also, they discuss what deals the White Sox could make during the offseason. Plus, who will be the White Sox center fielder and third baseman in 2018? When will Michael Kopech be called up? Who will start Opening Day? Why Rick Renteria is the long-term answer as White Sox manager and a whole lot more.
Listen to the latest White Sox Talk Podcast right here: