Effectively Wild Episode 25: "The Secretly Successful White Sox System?/Starlin Castro's Makeup Concerns"
Episode 25 Companion
â€‹All times are approximate
02:30: Ben Lindbergh wants to talk about the White Sox again. The White Sox haven't been a subject of the show since Friday. After that show, Ben discovered that Sam picked the White Sox to finish last in the AL Central.
03:15: The White Sox minor-league system ranked last in Kevin Goldstein's organizational rankings earlier this year. White Sox general manager Kenny Williams made some comments about the organization's minor-league philosophy to Scott Merkin at mlb.com on Monday.
11:20: Sam breaks out the stats: A.J. Pierzynski is slugging .543.
17:00: Despite the massive deal, Castro's slugging percentage is .116 lower than A.J. Pierzynski's.
Compiled by Dave Pease