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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. Hosted by Chuck Garfien, featuring Ryan McGuffey, and a whole lot of White Sox and baseball guests. New episodes release every Tuesday and Thursday, and whenever news breaks.

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With the MLB draft starting on July 14, Jim Callis is back on the podcast to discuss who the White Sox might select with the 5th overall pick. Will it come down to West Virginia infielder J.J. Wetherholt and 5-tool high schooler Konnor Griffin? Could Florida first baseman Jac Caglianone fall to the White Sox? Should they take Arkansas lefty Hagen Smith instead? Plus, Callis talks about White Sox prospects who have made some noise this year like Noah Schultz, Brooks Baldwin and Edgar Quero. And why the White Sox 2022 draft could end up being a blockbuster in the future.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
With 15 teams reportedly expressing interest in acquiring Garrett Crochet from the White Sox, Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey discuss the two roads the White Sox can take: trading Crochet for a huge return package or extending him for the future. Will Crochet’s stock ever be higher than it is right now? What would be a fair offer from the White Sox to extend him? Plus, what they’ve learned from past extensions for John Danks and Chris Sale and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Chuck Garfien gets the inside scoop about the Birmingham Barons pitching staff with their pitching coach John Ely. He explains why he thinks Mason Adams could succeed in the majors right now, how Ky Bush has transformed himself as a pitcher this season, and why he thinks the White Sox got a steal in acquiring catcher Edgar Quero from the Angels. Plus, John talks about growing up a White Sox fan and getting drafted by them in 2007.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox prospect Edgar Quero about his Birmingham Barons who won the first half title in the Southern League on Sunday.  He talks about catching top pitching prospects Noah Schultz, Mason Adam and Ky Bush.  They discuss his journey from Cuba to the United States, how he learned English on his own, if he thinks he's ready for the major leagues right now, what makes him excited about the future and more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
After speaking with the media this week, White Sox GM Chris Getz made it clear that the White Sox are ready to make trades and willing to deal anyone on the roster. Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey react to Getz's comments about possibly trading Luis Robert Jr. and Garrett Crochet, when the White Sox will be competitive again, and the job status of Pedro Grifol. They also discuss how the White Sox got in this situation in the first place, looking back at past drafts, spending and developing.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
The White Sox are expected to be active in the trade market this summer. Who is the most likely to get dealt? Chuck Garfien speaks with USA Today baseball columnist Bob Nightengale about the White Sox trade pieces. What are the chances Luis Robert Jr. and Garrett Crochet get traded before the deadline? Who else could be on the move? When will the trade market heat up? Bob talks about Pedro Grifol’s job status and shares a name that could be a target for the White Sox if they make a manager change in the offseason.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
With the White Sox reportedly listening to offers for everyone on their roster, Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey discuss whether they should trade Luis Robert Jr and/or Garrett Crochet. Would it be best to build around them or is now the time to deal them? And what kind of packages could they get in return? Plus, they discuss the end of Sunday’s loss to the Red Sox when Pedro Grifol chose not to pinch hit for Martin Maldonado in the 6th and 8th innings.  See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox pitcher Garrett Crochet about his transition from reliever to starter, his name being involved in trade talks with the San Diego Padres, having a big season while the team is struggling, what it would mean to make the All-Star team and more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Chuck Garfien, Ozzie Guillen, and Frank Thomas answer fan questions on the post-game show, which include baseball analytics and Pedro Grifol's future. They also react to Tommy Pham's explosive comments after his home plate collision with the Brewers' William Contreras. Chuck wraps up the podcast by putting this season into perspective.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Chuck Garfien speaks with White Sox second baseman Nicky Lopez about his homecoming season with the White Sox, why it hasn't gone according to plan, and why the White Sox offense continues to struggle. They also talk about his upcoming 16-inch softball charity event and why the sport means so much to him and his family.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
With the passing of NBA legend Bill Walton, we’re bringing back a special podcast from 2020 when Jason Benetti spoke with Walton for a COVID-19 benefit show. The eccentric NBA Hall of Famer provides wisdom, life advice and humor in a wide-ranging conversation about Michael Jordan, John Wooden, the Grateful Dead and the experience of calling a White Sox game with Jason. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Chuck Garfien speaks with Paul Janish for an in-depth conversation about the White Sox minor league system. Janish discusses his role with the team and the plan for developing players. They talk about Colson Montgomery, Bryan Ramos, Noah Schultz, Drew Thorpe, Edgar Quero and many others.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Trading Dylan Cease, Lance Lynn, Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez, etc., stocked the White Sox farm system with many exciting pitchers. But with the White Sox offense ranking last in the majors in runs by a wide margin, how will the offense be fixed—both now and in the future? Chuck Garfien and Ryan McGuffey talk about the wave of pitchers that are coming, the lack of power bats in the minors and question why Andrew Benintendi continues to get consistent playing time. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
As a key member of the 2005 World Champion White Sox, Scott Podsednik knows what it takes for a team to become a winner.   How do the White Sox get there?  Chuck Garfien speaks with Podsednik about why the White Sox were able to take home a championship in 2005 and what needs to happen going forward for the White Sox to become winners again.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Chuck Garfien has two conversations with White Sox rookie Bryan Ramos. The first came during spring training when Bryan was dreaming about making it to the major leagues. The second chat is here in Chicago with Bryan talking about his first week as a member of the White Sox.  He explains why he made it a priority to learn English, why being a team player is important to him, what he told his family when he found out he was going to the majors and more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
With Bryan Ramos called up from Double-A and several other prospects knocking on the door, Chuck Garfien speaks with 2005 World Series hero Scott Podsednik about his long, up and down journey in the minor leagues, what it takes to reach the majors, and once you get there, what needs to happen for a successful major league career.  See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
A team filled with many of the White Sox top prospects, the Birmingham Barons have the best record in the Southern League at 19-7. Chuck Garfien speaks with manager Sergio Santos about what's being built in Birmingham and why they're having so much success.  They talk about pitchers Drew Thorpe, Jairo Iriarte, Ky Bush and Mason Adams, plus hitters Edgar Quero, Brooks Baldwin and Duke Ellis. Plus, Sergio tells a great story about how he told Bryan Ramos he was being called up to the majors.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
With the White Sox looking to build a new ballpark in the South Loop for the future, Chuck Garfien goes back to the past, speaking with author Ken Smoller about Comiskey Park and why it holds such a special meaning for White Sox fans all these years later. Smoller has written a companion piece to the popular 2023 documentary "Last Comiskey" with never before seen photos of the old park at 35th and Shields. They talk about the book, the ballpark, the final season in 1990, if Guaranteed Rate Field will have a similar effect on Sox fans in the future and more.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Chuck Garfien speaks with Gavin Sheets about their rough start to the season and how White Sox fans helped give the team a boost in sweeping the Rays last weekend. Gavin talks about the advice he received from his dad, Larry Sheets, who played for the 1988 Baltimore Orioles, a team that started the season 0-21. Plus, how the mindset has changed from hoping the White Sox can win to believing it.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
With the White Sox off to their worst start in franchise history, Chuck Garfien is looking for hope wherever he can find it. The Birmingham Barons have come to the rescue. He speaks with Barons pitcher Drew Thorpe who the White Sox acquired in the Dylan Cease trade and has a 0.75 ERA in 4 starts.  Chuck also talks about some of Thorpe's teammates who are off to hot starts in April: Jairo Iriarte, Brooks Baldwin, Edgar Quero, Ky Bush, Duke Ellis and Terrell Tatum.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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Doug Weerts

joke

Nov 11th
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yoter

Who are these pussies on the show with Chuck?

Oct 30th
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Raul Calvillo

Any one else find Bill Walton annoying?

May 6th
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