White Sox Rumors & News

  • Tim Tebow has ‘no shot’ of making it in baseball

    Larry Brown Sports "At least 20 MLB teams are expected to take a look at Tim Tebow’s baseball prospects at the former NFL quarterback’s workout next week, but some scouts is confident nothing will come of it. Katie Strang of ESPN.com spoke with three pro baseball scouts on Wednesday, and all three “expressed..." August 25

  • Rodon, White Sox dominate Phillies

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Left-hander Carlos Rodon appears to be gearing up for another strong finish. The Chicago White Sox left-hander allowed three hits over 6 2/3 shutout innings as the Chicago White Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-1 on Tuesday to open a two-game interleague series. "When..." August 24

  • White Sox ballpark to be renamed “Guaranteed Rate Field”

    Hardball Talk "Stadium naming rights have long been with us. They’re just a part of the sports landscape now. Some are pretty spiffy despite their corporate underwriting: “Great American Ballpark” could be the name of a sports facility even if it wasn’t also the name of an insurance company. “Progressive Field”..." August 24

  • Twenty MLB teams to attend Tim Tebow's workout on Aug. 30

    ESPN "Tim Tebow is scheduled to hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, a source told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. More than 20 MLB teams are confirmed to attend the workout, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. For almost the past year, Tebow has been training in..." August 24

  • MLB postseason schedule announced

    MLB.com "Major League Baseball announced its 2016 postseason schedule on Tuesday, opening with the American League Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser on TBS on Tuesday, Oct. 4, and followed by the National League equivalent on ESPN one night later. The 112th World Series on FOX will begin on Tuesday,..." August 23

  • Tim Tebow to hold workout for MLB teams Aug. 30

    SI "Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will hold a workout for prospective Major League Baseball teams on Aug. 30 in Los Angeles, reports ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick. Tebow, who last played baseball in high school in 2005, announced earlier this month that he was planning on pursuing a professional..." August 23

  • White Sox LHP Quintana beats A's for 10th win

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO - Ten victories might not sound like a lot, but Jose Quintana had a reason to celebrate. He reached 10 victories for the first time in five major league seasons on Sunday afternoon as he led the Chicago White Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics. In each of his..." August 21

  • White Sox's Sale sharp in victory

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale tried to stay positive during a seven-week stretch without earning a victory. On Saturday evening, Sale's patience finally paid off. The All-Star southpaw won his first game since July 2 as the White Sox held on for a 6-2 win over the..." August 20

  • Naguin helps Indians to walk-off victory

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- From a starting pitcher who only went one inning to a walkoff sacrifice fly eight innings later, the Cleveland Indians rode a roller coaster Thursday night. Tyler Naquin's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning drove in the winning run as the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White..." August 19

  • Eaton's 9th-inning slam pulls White Sox past Indians

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- The Chicago White Sox snapped their seven-game, head-to-head losing streak against the Cleveland Indians in the grandest way possible: with a slam. Adam Eaton's grand slam with one out in the ninth inning capped a five-run rally that gave the White Sox a 10-7 victory over the..." August 18

  • Rob Manfred wants a pitch clock in MLB in 2017

    The Comeback "In an effort to find ways to speed up the game of baseball, Commissioner Rob Manfred has openly discussed the possibility of adding a pitch clock to Major League Baseball. Manfred is no stranger to discussing innovative ways to improve the game he now sees over. Manfred has brought on the idea..." August 18

  • The honeymoon phase is over for the new-school general managers

    MLB Daily Dish "Every year at certain points of the season, Mike Bates runs a GM confidence poll in which fans of every major league team are asked—in very simple terms—how confident they are in their favorite team’s front office. The 2016 midseason results just went up, and finding trends has become the new..." August 17

  • Rob Manfred: Baseball is changing quicker than ever

    ESPN "Baseball is the greatest game in the world. If you need proof, look no further than the fact that baseball, like no other sport, has an amazing capacity to spark genuine and even heated debate. Baseball fans and media like nothing more than to talk about what is good and bad about the game. The..." August 17

  • Six MLB managers in danger of losing their jobs

    Sportsnaut "In Major League Baseball, a team’s performance ultimately falls on its manager. If an MLB team is losing, one can bet that the manager’s job will be in jeopardy. The 2016 season is offering no shortage of managers who are in danger of getting fired. Some are underperforming on teams that was..." August 17

  • Kipnis, Kluber lead Indians past White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- Baseball games frequently come down to pitching, and on Tuesday, Cleveland's was better than Chicago's. Jason Kipnis had three hits, and Corey Kluber outpitched Jose Quintana as the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 at Progressive Field. The Indians scored..." August 16

  • White Sox slip past Marlins

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- In sports, there is only winning and misery. The Chicago White Sox enjoyed the former, getting the first career home run from Jason Coats, the first career win for reliever Chris Beck and what proved to be the winning run scored by a slow-footed catcher scampering from third on a..." August 14

  • Marlins edge White Sox to avoid series sweep

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- A dramatic 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon didn't feel like that for the Miami Marlins. The rotten taste was because of the injury news they received on right fielder Giancarlo Stanton's groin and, to a lesser extent, left-hander Adam Conley's left hand...." August 14

  • Miguel Gonzalez strains groin, headed to disabled list

    Chicago Sun-Times "Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who has pitched superbly since the beginning of July, strained his right groin Thursday and is headed to the disabled list. “I just need to get better and get ready within three weeks,’’ Gonzalez said. “That way I don’t have to rush it.”" August 12

  • White Sox' Rodon prevails in hometown of Miami

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- For Miami native Carlos Rodon, pitching his first pro game in his hometown was special. Rodon wasn't highly efficient -- he needed a career-high 122 pitches -- but battled hard enough to get the win as the Chicago White Sox beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 on Friday night at Marlins..." August 12

  • Royals sneak past White Sox in 14 innings

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Lorenzo Cain's bad night turned into a good night with one swing. Cain delivered a two-out, RBI single in the 14th inning as the Kansas City Royals edged by the Chicago White Sox 3-2 Wednesday night. It was Cain's fifth career walk-off hit. His single to..." August 11

  • Duffy wins 8th straight as Royals edge Sox

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Left-hander Danny Duffy said he could not remember the last time he lost. It's not a short-term memory loss. Duffy has not suffered a defeat since June 6 at Baltimore. Duffy won his eighth straight decision as the Kansas City Royals nipped the Chicago White Sox 2-1..." August 11

  • Frazier's knockout blow in 10th lifts White Sox over Royals

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Todd Frazier is not hitting for a high average, .213 with 107 strikeouts, but when he makes contact it often clears the fences. Frazier belted a three-run homer in the 10th to propel the Chicago White Sox to a 7-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night...." August 10

  • Machado slugs 3 HRs as Orioles rout White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Manny Machado began the day watching the retirement press conference of his friend and mentor Alex Rodriguez. The third baseman capped the emotional day by creating his own milestone. Machado homered a career-high three times in three innings as the Baltimore Orioles routed..." August 07

  • Alvarez cranks 2 homers in Orioles' win vs. Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Pedro Alvarez is starting to feel more at ease in the American League, and it's starting to make pitchers facing him feel exactly the opposite. Alvarez, who left the Pittsburgh Pirates to sign with the Baltimore Orioles as a free agent last offseason, continued a torrid hot streak..." August 06

  • White Sox's Zach Putnam: Undergoes surgery Thursday

    CBS Sports "Putnam (elbow) underwent surgery to remove a bone fragment in his right elbow Thursday, Scot Gregor of the Daily Herald reports." August 06

  • White Sox edge past Orioles

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- After further review, the Chicago White Sox evened a series against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Hitting with the bases loaded in the seventh inning and the game tied 2-2, rookie catcher Omar Narvaez lifted a pop fly down the left-field line that..." August 06

  • Shields: Padres owner didn't respect me as a player

    CSN Chicago "James Shields has once again taken exception with the comments of his former team’s owner. While he understands that San Diego Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler is frustrated by his team’s poor performance, the White Sox pitcher said Thursday his effort should never have been called into..." August 05

  • White Sox lose Tilson for season after MLB debut

    The Score "Charlie Tilson's major-league debut came to a crashing halt Tuesday after the Chicago White Sox outfielder was forced to exit a game against the Detroit Tigers with a hamstring injury. Things only got worse Wednesday, as the 23-year-old will undergo surgery for a torn left hamstring and miss..." August 04

  • White Sox's Tim Anderson: Leaves after getting hit on hand by pitch

    CBS Sports "Anderson left Thursday's game after being hit by a pitch on the hand in the first inning, the Chicago Tribune's Colleen Kane reports." August 04

  • White Sox halt Tigers' eight-game winning streak

    The Sports Xchange "DETROIT -- Jose Quintana got some early run support and Jose Abreu broke his homerless drought. Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura had trouble deciding which sight he enjoyed the most. The White Sox's offense, which often goes cold when Quintana is on the mound, provided the..." August 04

  • J.D. Martinez's blast powers Tigers

    The Sports Xchange "DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez couldn't believe the standing ovation he received when he stepped to the plate. Moments later, he ignited the home crowd again with a game-changing blast. Martinez launched a go-ahead, solo home run in his first at-bat since June 16, lifting the Detroit Tigers to..." August 03

  • Cabrera, Tigers help Sanchez to first win since April

    The Sports Xchange "DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez returned to the Detroit Tigers rotation by default. Injuries to other starting pitchers gave the struggling Sanchez a reprieve and he's finally taking advantage of his second chance. Sanchez collected his first win as a starter since April and Miguel Cabrera had..." August 02

  • White Sox likely to save moves for offseason

    MLB.com "If the White Sox were as active Monday as the rumors attached to their potential moves, then the 2016 team and beyond would have an entirely different look. Instead, the team's lone deal leading up to the 3 p.m. CT non-waiver Trade Deadline was sending left-handed reliever Zach Duke to St...." August 02

  • Red Sox 'pushing hardest' for Chris Sale trade, Moncada not likely involved

    Over The Monster "The Red Sox are "pushing the hardest" to pull off a trade for the White Sox' Chris Sale according to Ken Rosenthal, who cautions that any deal is still very much theoretical. If the Red Sox were to trade for Sale before today's trade deadline, Yoan Moncada would likely not be part of the deal..." August 01

  • White Sox asking Dodgers for Puig in talks

    The Score "If the Los Angeles Dodgers want to acquire a member of the Chicago White Sox, it may cost them a very talented member of their outfield, as the South Siders have reportedly asked for Yasiel Puig to be part of any deadline-day deals between the clubs, according to ESPN's Buster Olney. Rumors of..." August 01

  • Rangers, Dodgers, Red Sox in mysterious Chris Sale derby

    Today's Knuckleball "Going into the deadline, one of the great curiosities is whether the White Sox will really trade ace pitcher Chris Sale. Word is that the Rangers, Dodgers and Red Sox are three of the teams talking to the White Sox and three of the potential landing spots, maybe the main three potential landing..." August 01

  • Santana helps Twins overcome errors to beat White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "MINNEAPOLIS -- For as good as he was pitching, Minnesota Twins starter Ervin Santana had to block out what was happening in the field behind him. Minnesota's defense committed four errors Sunday against Chicago, shortening Santana's day as his pitch count rose. But Santana was able to block..." July 31

  • Are the Yankees preparing for a Chris Sale blockbuster?

    The Score "The ink isn't even dry on the trade that sent Andrew Miller to the Cleveland Indians, and already speculation is running wild over whether the New York Yankees are gearing up for an even bigger move. Less than a week after the Yankees received top shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres and three..." July 31

  • White Sox trade Zach Duke for Cardinals AAA outfield prospect

    Chicago Sun-Times "The White Sox made their first move before the trade deadline Sunday morning, dealing veteran left-handed reliever Zach Duke to the St. Louis Cardinals for outfield prospect Charlie Tilson. The 23-year-old Tilson, who bats left and throws left, is batting .282 with four homers, eight triples..." July 31

  • Rangers, White Sox have had discussions about Jose Quintana

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Rangers’ mission to bolster their starting rotation continues to be quite far-reaching. According to a report by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports on Saturday, the Rangers have had discussions with the Chicago White Sox about All-Star lefty Jose Quintana in addition to their previously..." July 31

  • Sale clears air with Ventura, teammates

    MLB.com "Chris Sale stood in front of his teammates Thursday night following a loss to the Cubs and spoke to them about his actions the previous Saturday that produced a five-game, team-imposed suspension. Sale also talked with manager Robin Ventura in an attempt to put the throwback jersey controversy..." July 31

  • Navarro lifts White Sox past Twins in 10

    The Sports Xchange "MINNEAPOLIS -- Dioner Navarro's day off Sunday will be well deserved. The White Sox catcher delivered the eventual game-winning hit in the top of the 10th inning Saturday as Chicago topped Minnesota 6-5 at Target Field. Navarro also caught all 10 innings of Saturday's game, one night..." July 30

  • White Sox could trade David Robertson

    Larry Brown Sports "Most of the trade rumors surrounding the Chicago White Sox have centered around Chris Sale, but he doesn’t sound like the only pitcher the team has on the market. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported Friday that closer David Robertson is very much available in a deal." July 30

  • Cubs, Lackey spoil Sale's return

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- John Lackey got back on the winning track with a sharp six-inning effort, but said individual wins and losses aren't that big a deal. "There's a lot of things that go into a win," said Lackey after the Chicago Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Thursday to conclude a four-game..." July 29

  • Rangers would deal Gallo, Profar for Sale

    The Score "For years, the Texas Rangers have resisted dealing star prospects Jurickson Profar and Joey Gallo in order to bring in a big-name talent. Chris Sale might finally sway them to do it. The Rangers would reportedly be willing to include both Gallo and Profar in a trade for the Chicago White Sox..." July 29

  • Yankees called White Sox about Sale

    Today's Knuckleball "With the New York Yankees’ smart trade to land a quartet of young players for 105-mph-throwing rental reliever Aroldis Chapman, some people around the game are now speculating that the Yankees could surprise folks by reversing course and seriously jumping into the Chris Sale sweepstakes as a major..." July 28

  • Chris Sale returns to White Sox after suspension

    ESPN "When White Sox ace Chris Sale returns to his team Thursday to face the crosstown Cubs at Wrigley Field, he'll find a clubhouse a little happier than the one he left. Sale hasn't been allowed around his teammates during his five-day suspension, instead staying home to prepare for Thursday's..." July 28

  • White Sox likely will place 2B Brett Lawrie on disabled list

    CSN Chicago "The White Sox will "probably" place second baseman Brett Lawrie on the disabled list before Wednesday’s Crosstown game at Wrigley Field, manager Robin Ventura said. Lawrie initially was diagnosed with a tight left hamstring July 21 against the Detroit Tigers, causing a firestorm of speculation..." July 27

  • White Sox make James Shields available for trade

    Larry Brown Sports "A matter of weeks after acquiring him, the Chicago White Sox are reportedly willing to move James Shields. Jon Morosi of Fox Sports reported Thursday that the starting pitcher is available, and that a recent string of good starts could boost his value significantly. Shields was acquired by..." July 27

  • White Sox win on Saladino's RBI in ninth

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO - Manager Robin Ventura has frequently praised his Chicago White Sox for their tenacity during this roller-coaster season. But the persistence may have never been more evident than it was over the past two days when the White Sox reeled off three straight walk-off wins. The..." July 26

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