The Chicago White Sox are Central Division champions!
It’s their first division title since 2008 and first “easy” division win since 2000. And while the 2020 mini-season was a weird one where half of major league teams made the playoffs, this clinch ensures the first back-to-back postseasons in the 121 years of White Sox baseball.
We’ve got full coverage of today’s doubleheader, with Leigh Allan and Zach Hayes on the opener, and Brett Ballantini taking the nightcap. We’ve also got a pair of postgame podcasts coming: The first this evening, to celebrate the division win, and the second more of a South Side Sox party podcast to celebrate the success of the season to date.
We also plan to ramp up our coverage in the playoffs, with additional stories pre-, post-, or even in-game. Right now, things look a bit hairy having to travel to Houston to open an ALDS (though Houston is still not close to clinching home field and have a tougher schedule than the White Sox), but we hope to bring you a long and successful White Sox postseason!