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South Side Sox 2021 Player of the Week (ending June 19): Carlos Rodón

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Lós torments the Tigers and tattoos Texas in a pair of no-hit bids

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While the White Sox may have met their match with the Houston Astros this week, there’s still much to be celebrated about this South Side rotation.

Carlos Rodón made the only solid appearance of the four Texas outings, carrying a no-hitter into the fifth inning. Across his seven-inning appearance, he allowed just a single earned run, keeping his sparkling clean ERA at a lemony-fresh 1.83. This followed Lós’ previous outing against the Detroit Tigers, when he carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning.

It’s safe to say that Rodón’s confidence has not worn thin over the first half of the season. He carries the White Sox night after humid night, proving with every pitch that he was born to be a backbone ace.


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2021 MVP Standings

Carlos Rodón (73.2)
Lance Lynn (51.0)
Dallas Keuchel (30.5)
Dylan Cease (20.6)
Michael Kopech (19.3)
Lucas Giolito (19.1)
Andrew Vaughn (13.8)
Billy Hamilton (12.7)
Luis Robert (11.8)
Brian Goodwin (11.3)

2021 Cold Cat Standings

Leury García (-36.6)
Evan Marshall (-34.6)
Adam Eaton (-24.7)
Yermín Mercedes (-21.7)
Matt Foster (-18.9)
Aaron Bummer (-18.9)
Jake Lamb (-15.7)
Codi Heuer (-15.1)
Yoán Moncada (-15.0)
Yasmani Grandal (-11.7)
Liam Hendriks (-11.0)


South Side Sox Writer Standings