White Sox Rumors & News

  • Could Jose Quintana get Opening Day nod for White Sox?

    CSN Chicago "Jose Quintana would love a shot at an Opening Day start. The White Sox starter admitted earlier this week he was pretty geeked for Wednesday’s Cactus League opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He proceeded to throw strikes on 20 of 26 pitches and retire all six batters he faced in the first..." March 05

  • Ex-White Sox star Minnie Minoso dies

    ESPN.com "Minnie Minoso, who hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat when he became major league baseball's first black player in Chicago in 1951, has died, the Cook County medical examiner said Sunday. The medical examiner's office did not immediately offer further details. There is some question..." March 02

  • Carlos Rodon will take Chris Sale’s rotation spot in Cactus League action

    Hardball Talk "White Sox pitching prospect Carlos Rodon will take over for the injured Chris Sale in the starting rotation as his club gets set to enter Cactus League action in spring training. Sale recently suffered an avulsion fracture in his right foot and is expected to miss three weeks. Rodon, 22, was..." March 02

  • Sox: Slim chance for Sale start in opener

    ESPN Chicago "Initially hopeful that Chris Sale could return to pitch on Opening Day, the Chicago White Sox now are being more cautious with their optimism. Manager Robin Ventura expressed doubts that Sale would be far enough in his recovery from a fracture in his right foot to pitch in the season opener on..." March 02

  • White Sox legend Minnie Minoso dies at age 90

    SB Nation ""Mr. White Sox" has died. Minnie Minoso, one of the best baseball players of the 1950s, was found dead in his car early Saturday morning in Chicago. Although there are disputes about his age, he was believed to be 90 years old. Minoso was a seven-time All-Star, earning the nickname "The..." March 01

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    Chicago White Sox @whitesox

    Chris Sale suffered an avulsion fracture on his right foot in an accident at his home yesterday. He is expected to be sidelined 3 weeks.

  • Chris Sale out at least 3 weeks

    ESPN Chicago "Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale suffered a foot injury in an accident at his home and will miss at least three weeks of preparation time for the regular season. The White Sox announced the injury in a release Saturday, saying that Sale suffered an avulsion fracture to the lateral side of his..." February 28

  • Conor Gillaspie quits tobacco, hopes to stay strong

    CSN Chicago "Conor Gillaspie quit chewing tobacco and added weight to help get through the long season. The White Sox third baseman said he added 15-20 pounds of muscle this offseason in order to stay strong through October. Though he hit .282/.336/.416 with seven home runs and 57 RBIs in 506 plate..." February 28

  • White Sox' Samardzija not a big fan of analytics

    Chicago Sun-Times "I would like the record to show that I did not goad Jeff Samardzija into speaking ill of Sabermetrics. In fact, the new White Sox pitcher brought up his feelings on his own Sunday, and if he didn’t quite sneer as he talked about analytics, he at least engaged in some devoted scoffing. Even..." February 23

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    Dan Hayes @CSNHayes

    Jesse Crain also threw 20 pitches Friday. Said its the first time he has thrown twice with only one day off in over a year. #WhiteSox

  • Chris Sale says White Sox goal is clear: 'Winning a World Series'

    Chicago Sun-Times "Pitchers and catchers reported to spring training on Friday, and as you’d expect after a busy and productive offseason for the White Sox front office, mood elevation was everywhere to be found. “You look at who we’ve got lining up [in the starting rotation],” ace Chris Sale said before taking..." February 21

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    Matt Eddy @MattEddyBA

    #WhiteSox sign 3B Nick Delmonico about a week after #Brewers released him. Hit .262/.300/.404 in 37 games in FSL in 2014 #TransactionsBA

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    Scott Merkin @scottmerkin

    One option for the White Sox bench is out of the picture: Tony Campana suffered torn ACL during recent training session per @whitesox

  • The Top 10 MLB Lineups For 2015

    Sports On Earth "When we evaluate lineups in Major League Baseball in 2015, we're grading on a curve. Last year, the Angels led the Majors in runs scored -- with just 773. That was the lowest total for a runs leader in a full season since 1992. And to put that in added perspective, in 2009, just five seasons..." February 09

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    John Fay @johnfayman

    Some asked earlier: #Reds are interested in Dayan Viciedo. Story posted shortly. Makes sense. RH power bat, should be relatively cheap.

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    Jesse Spector @jessespector

    White Sox released Dayan Viciedo, freeing him to go to Baltimore and bring equilibrium to the universe by platooning with Alejandro De Aza.

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    Mike DiGiovanna @MikeDiGiovanna

    #Angels send RHP Yency Almonte to #WhiteSox as PTBNL in deal to acquire Gordon Beckham, who is no longer an Angel.

  • Stanton, Abreu faves to hit the most homers in 2015

    Covers.com "With Super Bowl XLIX in the books, bettors can begin to look elsewhere for their futures bets, including who will hit the most dingers in the 2015 MLB campaign. According to the Westgate LV Superbook sluggers Giancarlo Stanton, of the Miami Marlins and Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox, are..." February 04

  • Agent: Jeff Samardzija willing to talk long-term deal with White Sox

    CSN Chicago "It's no secret it was a mutual exciting feeling when the White Sox acquired Jeff Samardzija, who grew up a fan of the South Siders. Samardzija gives the White Sox starting rotation one of the best 1-2 punches in the league with Chris Sale. And there's a possibility it may not just be for one..." February 02

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    Jim Duquette @Jim_Duquette

    The agent for Jeff Samardjia, Mark Rodgers, told us "we owe to CWS to consider an offer" on a long term contract but ...realistically we

  • Consistency key for Jose Quintana in heart of White Sox rotation

    CSN Chicago "It’s easy to get caught up in the hype of the offseason moves the White Sox have made. Fans raved at SoxFest 2015 about the additions of Jeff Samardzija and David Robertson to the pitching staff, citing the need for more arms. But sitting quietly in the heart of the rotation is the calm but..." January 31

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    Mike Wilner @Wilnerness590

    #Bluejays won't be signing Ronald Belisario - sides got very close, but deal has fallen through. The reliever remains a free agent. #Jays

  • Dayan Viciedo is flawed, but would be worth it for Phillies

    CSN Philly "The Phillies are in the market for low-risk, high-reward players and one outfielder designated for assignment Wednesday fits that description. After a disappointing five-year run with the White Sox that included power but little else, 25-year-old outfielder/first baseman Dayan Viciedo was..." January 29

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Source: Reunion possible between #WhiteSox and Gordon Beckham. CWS may be emerging as most likely destination.

  • White Sox Sign Gordon Beckham, Designate Dayan Viciedo For Assignment

    MLB Trade Rumors "The White Sox announced that they have signed infielder Gordon Beckham to a one-year, $2MM contract and designated outfielder Dayan Viciedo for assignment in order to clear a space on the 40-man roster. Earlier today, SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo tweeted that a reunion between the Sox and Beckham was..." January 28

  • David Robertson thinks White Sox will be better than Yankees

    CSN Chicago "To the critics who believe the White Sox overpaid to sign David Robertson to a 4-year, $46 million contract this off-season, Robertson has a very clear message for them: “I guess I'll have to show them I'm worth it,” said the new White Sox closer. If you didn’t know by now, Robertson is one..." January 28

  • Vince Coleman joining White Sox staff to help with baserunning

    Hardball Talk "According to Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn announced at SoxFest this morning that former major league outfielder Vince Coleman will join the team during spring training to work with players on baserunning. He’s also expected to work with minor leaguers and major..." January 24

  • White Sox To Sign Geovany Soto

    MLB Trade Rumors "The White Sox and catcher Geovany Soto have agreed to terms on a minor league contract for the 2015 season, reports Bruce Levine of 670thescore.com (Twitter link). " January 22

  • White Sox sign Jesse Crain

    Hardball Talk "Jesse Crain hasn’t pitched since mid-2013, when the White Sox traded him to the Rays, and now he’s re-signed with the White Sox on a minor-league deal. Crain is a huge question mark at this point given his inability to come back from shoulder and biceps surgeries, but it’s a no-risk commitment..." January 22

  • Sale seeks top prize at bargain price for White Sox

    MLB.com "The contract numbers, in terms of years and dollars, roll in for ace hurlers such as Jon Lester and Max Scherzer, and Chris Sale has the same reaction as pretty much everyone else. "My eyes bug out, my jaw drops and I'm like, 'Holy Cow,'" Sale said with a laugh on Tuesday. "But I don't need the..." January 21

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Ronald Belisario, who spent part of last year closing for White Sox, has received interest from #Nats, #BlueJays, #RedSox, and #Rays.

  • Sox avoid arbitration with Jeff Samardzija, Tyler Flowers

    Chicago Tribune "The White Sox avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to terms with pitcher Jeff Samardzija and catcher Tyler Flowers. Samardzija, who can become a free agent next winter, agreed to a one-year, $9.8 million contract." January 17

  • White Sox sign former first round pick Brian Anderson

    CSN Chicago "The White Sox have signed former first-round pick Brian Anderson to a minor league contract. The 15th overall pick in the 2003 MLB First-Year Player Draft, Anderson played in the majors from 2005-2009 as an outfielder for the White Sox and Red Sox. Over five seasons, he hit .227 with 22 career..." January 15

  • White Sox to retire Paul Konerko's No. 14

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago White Sox will honor recently retired captain Paul Konerko before their May 23 game against the Minnesota Twins at U.S. Cellular Field. The Sox will retire Konerko's No. 14 jersey, and the first 20,000 fans who attend the game will receive a replica Konerko statue, presented by..." January 15

  • White Sox, Dayan Viciedo agree to $4.4 million deal

    Chicago Tribune "The Chicago White Sox avoided one salary arbitration case Monday by agreeing to a one-year, $4.4 million contract with outfielder Dayan Viciedo. Viciedo, 25, set career highs in 2014 with 65 runs, 46 extra base hits and 32 walks in addition to hitting 21 home runs. But he batted only .231, and..." January 13

  • White Sox sign their second LaRoche of the offseason

    Hardball Talk "Back in November the White Sox signed free agent first baseman Adam LaRoche to a two-year, $25 million deal and now they’ve signed his brother, Andy LaRoche, to a minor-league contract. Andy LaRoche was once considered a top prospect in the Dodgers farm system–higher rated as a prospect than..." January 12

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    Kiley McDaniel @kileymcd

    Yes. NYY & BOS are the heavy favorites. RT @NorbertoPaulino Have you heard anything on if the Red Sox are indeed in on Moncada?

  • Excited about White Sox moves, Abreu eyes playoff berth

    MLB.com "Jose Abreu readily admits that Rick Hahn's aggressive offseason personnel maneuvers have directly influenced his continued improvement with English comprehension. The thrice-honored 2014 American League Rookie of the Year (BBWAA, Sporting News, Players Choice), overall Rookie of the Year..." January 08

  • White Sox Designate Jordan Danks For Assignment

    MLB Trade Rumors "The White Sox announced that they have designated outfielder Jordan Danks for assignment to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for the recently signed Emilio Bonifacio. Danks, not to be confused with older brother and longtime White Sox left-hander John, saw 132 plate appearances over 51 games..." January 08

  • Pedro, Big Unit, Smoltz, Biggio make Hall of Fame

    MLB.com "Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday. The three pitchers were voted in on their first time on the ballot, while Biggio was selected in his third year. Johnson received 97.3 percent..." January 06

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Source: #WhiteSox and Emilio Bonifacio agree to one year, $4 million contract.

  • Ozzie Guillen wants to manage again

    Hardball Talk "Ozzie Guillen was one-and-done in Miami, a victim of Jeff Loria’s weirdness, his own mouth and unmet expectations. But the guy brought Chicago its first World Series title in close to a century and was over .500 as a manager in nine seasons and it is weird that, since his departure from the..." December 30

  • The average major league salary is up to $3.8 million

    Hardball Talk "The best things in life are free. But you can keep them for the birds and bees: Major League Baseball’s average salary shot up to more than $3.8-million (U.S.) this year following the steepest rise since 2001, putting big-leaguers on track to top the $4-million barrier for the first time in..." December 24

  • Nate Jones plans to start throwing in early January

    CSN Chicago "He’s healthy and ahead of schedule but the White Sox still wanted Nate Jones to wait an extra five weeks to start his throwing program. While he won’t begin until Jan. 1, Jones, who had reconstructive elbow surgery on July 29, understands that his club wants him to be fully healed. But throw in..." December 22

  • MLB, umpires reach agreement on new contract

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball and its umpires will maintain labor peace for the next few seasons. The sides agreed to a five-year collective bargaining agreement late Friday, The Associated Press reported. The current agreement was set to expire Dec. 31. The umpires and team owners will hold..." December 21

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Source: #WhiteSox in agreement with George Kottaras. @JonHeymanCBS said deal was close.

  • MLB releases statement on Cuban relations

    Sporting News "President Barack Obama's desire to restore relations with Cuba could have a significant impact on Major League Baseball. Obama said Wednesday he wants the U.S. to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba because isolating the communist Caribbean country has not worked. "Neither the American..." December 17

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    brad penny signs minor league deal with active @chisox. @ChrisCotillo 1st

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Whitesox will trade Viciedo for sure, #Mariners?, now that Melky Cabrera signed 3-year, $42 million deal, as @MLBBruceLevine reported

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Mark Teahen has retired from baseball. Played seven major league seasons with #Royals, #WhiteSox, #BlueJays.

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