White Sox Rumors & News

  • Orioles sweep White Sox 4-3 on three homers

    CSN Baltimore "The Orioles swept a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox, extended their American League East lead to nine games, and watched Wei-Yin Chen win his career high 13th game. They also won their 39th game on the road, most in the American League. While they have a good record at home..." August 21

  • Chris Tillman strikes out nine batters in Orioles' 5-1 victory over White Sox

    Baltimore Sun "After the Orioles opened up their largest division lead in nearly 17 years with a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night, the visiting clubhouse of U.S. Cellular Field was loose. Players sang along to the lyrics of the Zac Brown Band's song, "Free," as it blasted from the speakers..." August 20

  • Markakis' catch helps Norris win 11th in 8-2 victory

    CSN Baltimore "The game was slipping away from Bud Norris. The Orioles were up by just a run in the bottom of the seventh and Conor Gillaspie hit a long drive to right field. Nick Markakis ran back, leaped and took a two-run home run away from Gillaspie and kept the Orioles lead intact. Norris leaped on..." August 19

  • White Sox's Dunn ponders retirement

    Covers.com "Adam Dunn isn't sure what he will decide to do in the offseason about the rest of his baseball career. Speaking with the media Monday for the first time since telling an MLB.com reporter last weekend he was considering retirement, the 34-year-old veteran said he is no clearer on the subject a..." August 19

  • Rodon could be a White Sox call-up in September

    Chicago Tribune "First-round draft pick Carlos Rodon and Chris Sale have a few things in common, and it's no secret the White Sox have Rodon on the "Sale Plan" for success. Rodon, the third selection in the 2014 draft, was rewarded with the largest bonus of any draftee ($6.58 million), and advanced from Class A..." August 18

  • Carlos Rodon to make Triple-A debut on Tuesday

    Hardball Talk "Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports that White Sox pitching prospect Carlos Rodon has been promoted to Triple-A Charlotte and he’ll make his debut there on Tuesday. Rodon, 21, was selected by the White Sox in the first round, third overall, of the 2014 draft out of North Carolina State..." August 17

  • Reliable Buehrle leads Jays to victory in his Chicago return

    Toronto Sun "They saluted Hall of Famer Frank Thomas before the game and cheered Mark Buehrle at its start. The crowd of 29,420 at U.S. Cellular Field also booed White Sox reliever Matt Lindstrom in the seventh as the Blue Jays snapped their four-game losing skid with a much-needed 6-3 victory Saturday..." August 17

  • White Sox activate Avisail Garcia

    ESPN.com "Four months after surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia was activated from the disabled list Saturday and was batting cleanup against the Toronto Blue Jays. Garcia's reinstatement was the highlight of a bevy of roster moves the White..." August 16

  • Ex-White Sox righty Jake Peavy saw the star with Chris Sale

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jake Peavy was one of the first to tout Chris Sale as the next big thing, but as Peavy said Tuesday, “I wasn’t some prophet.” Sale’s talent was plain to see when he and Peavy were teammates during Sale’s first full season in 2011. What Peavy liked, and thought would set Sale apart, was his..." August 16

  • Quick start just what doctor ordered for Sox in 11-5 victory over Blue Jays

    Chicago Sun-Times "The tailspinning Toronto Blue Jays were a welcome sight for the White Sox on Friday at U.S. Cellular Field. After a run of eight games in which the Sox averaged just 1.6 runs, they put a pair of five-spots on the board and rolled to an 11-5 victory. ‘‘The offense was great tonight,’’ manager..." August 16

  • Mark Buehrle hopes to be cheered in return to the Cell

    Chicago Sun-Times "A return to U.S. Cellular Field might be just what Toronto Blue Jays pitcher and former Sox ace Mark Buehrle needs. On Saturday, the fast-working left-hander will make his first start on the South Side since his 12-year run with the Sox ended in 2011. Fans will almost certainly give a warm..." August 16

  • Chicago-area Little League team gets better ratings than Cubs, White Sox

    Chicago Tribune "The White Sox and Cubs took a back seat to Chicago’s Little Leaguers Thursday in the ratings department. Jackie Robinson West’s 12-2 victory over Lynwood, Wash., did a 2.4 rating in Chicago on ESPN. That means the game was viewed in more than 70,000 area homes." August 16

  • Gordon Beckham’s White Sox tenure could be nearing its end

    Chicago Sun-Times "There’s a month and a half to go in the season, and maybe for Gordon Beckham, as well. Not in baseball, but in a White Sox uniform, the only one the 27-year-old second baseman has worn since he was selected eighth overall in the 2008 draft. The Sox have several second-base prospects on the..." August 16

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    Scott Merkin @scottmerkin

    Robin said Garcia possibly could return this weekend

  • Giants shut out, win 7-1 via appellate court ruling

    McCovey Chronicles "I'm not okay with that. I am vehemently against home-plate collisions. I was before Buster Posey; I really was after Buster Posey. I've written thousands and thousands of words about home-plate collisions. I've been called a "limp-wristed, dress-wearing, SF girly man writer who knows NOTHING..." August 14

  • An early look at the top MLB free agents

    MLB Daily Dish "While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline now past us, barring an unlikely late-August blockbuster, it seems that all the major in-season transactions are now passed us. With less than..." August 14

  • White Sox overcome yet another bullpen failure, beat Giants in 10

    CSN Chicago "Last season the White Sox couldn’t score for Chris Sale. The 2014 club can’t hold any of his leads. The White Sox beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 in 10 innings on Tuesday night but not before they blew another victory for Sale. The three-time All-Star exited with a two-run lead after eight..." August 13

  • Bud Selig expects MLB regular season games in Europe soon

    SB Nation "Some MLB teams will likely be headed to Amsterdam for meaningful games as early as 2015. Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hopes to announce plans for regular season games in Europe before he leaves office, according to multiple reports. The league has its eye on London..." August 13

  • White Sox Garcia shows strength in rehab, could return soon

    CSN Chicago "The White Sox know they’re fortunate Avisail Garcia is on the mend, and it sounds as if they expect him back shortly, too. In the midst of a rehab assignment at Triple-A Charlotte for a torn left labrum, Garcia, who at one point was thought to be lost for the season, could be back later this..." August 13

  • Eaton (oblique) goes on 15-day DL

    ESPN.com "The Chicago White Sox placed Adam Eaton on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a strained right oblique and recalled outfielder Jordan Danks from Triple-A Charlotte. Eaton left Friday's game at the Seattle Mariners with a side injury after one at-bat. He missed Thursday's game entirely after..." August 10

  • Minor star Jordan Danks longs to hit big time

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jordan Danks, Class AAA Charlotte Knights record holder, accomplished more than he cared to in the minor leagues. It’s time, again, to try to prove he belongs in the bigs. An injury to Adam Eaton will give Danks, who turned 28 this week, a more extended look than what he would’ve had as a..." August 10

  • White Sox beat Mariners after putting Adam Eaton on DL

    Chicago Sun-Times "Timing is everything, and for the White Sox, losing Adam Eaton couldn’t have come at a worse time. The Sox have scored seven runs over their last five games, and while Jose Abreu is the driving force, it’s Eaton’s energetic style and, more importantly, production in the leadoff spot that makes..." August 10

  • Zunino leads Mariners to 4-1 win over White Sox

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer "Adam Eaton lasted one at-bat and aggravated an injury. Conor Gillaspie dropped an easy pop fly. Jose Quintana made one bad pitch and ended up with his first loss since the middle of June. The Chicago White Sox are in quite a slump. "Everything we're going through, it's just like you're in a..." August 09

  • White Sox could call Carlos Rodon to majors this season

    MLB.com "Carlos Rodon made his first start for Class A Winston-Salem on Thursday afternoon and hurled three scoreless innings at Potomac. The White Sox top pick in the 2014 First-Year Player Draft and the third pick overall struck out three, allowed two hits and walked one. Over five Minor League..." August 09

  • Elias, Ackley lead Seattle to rout of White Sox

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer "Sometimes the best solutions are also the simplest. After a midseason rough patch in which Seattle Mariners rookie Roenis Elias allowed at least five earned runs in three consecutive starts, the left-hander has produced four straight stellar starts following the All-Star break. The solution:..." August 08

  • Colby Effect, Rosales’ homers lift Rangers to series win over White Sox

    Dallas Morning News "Colby Lewis didn’t throw a single pitch Wednesday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field, and the veteran right-hander won’t pitch again until Monday in Arlington. Nick Tepesch was the Texas Rangers’ starting pitcher for the first time in 11 days. Tepesch is one of the Rangers’ young starters who..." August 07

  • MLB asks feds for names in probe

    ESPN.com "Major League Baseball officials have contacted the DEA and U.S. Attorney's office in Southern Florida in an effort to unmask the names of any players who might have violated the league's drug policy, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Federal officials are discussing how to honor the..." August 07

  • Colby Lewis pitches complete game shutout, Rangers crush White Sox 16-0

    Dallas Morning News "The arms: RHP Colby Lewis’ shutout was the fourth individual shutout by a Ranger this season and the team’s 15 overall shutout. … Lewis’ last complete game came on June 12, 2012. It was his second shutout. The other also came against the White Sox on May 16, 2011. The bats: J.P. Arencibia had..." August 06

  • Nightengale: MLB's Biogenesis nightmare far from over

    USA Today "If I'm a former client of Tony Bosch's, I'm petrified. If I'm close friend of Alex Rodriguez, or, ahem, a business associate, I'm scared. If I'm Sam and Seth Levinson, who run the ACES agency, I'm worried. If I'm Major League Baseball, ooh, boy, I'm all ears. Biogenesis founder Tony..." August 06

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    T.J. Quinn @TJQuinnESPN

    Two law enforcement sources tell me investigation revealed previously unnamed MLB players. Names will be revealed. Expect more suspensions.

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    Dan Hayes @DanHayesCSN

    Avisail Garcia had X-rays and is fine after he was hit by a pitch on Sunday, per Robin Ventura. #WhiteSox

  • Jose Abreu sweeps monthly honors

    ESPN.com "The honors continue to pour in for White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, as he was named both player of the month and rookie of the month for July. It is his third rookie of the month award this season and it is the second time he has won both honors in the same calendar month, doing the same in..." August 04

  • Nine-run outburst in eighth powers Twins to rout over White Sox

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The worst of Twins baseball was on display throughout their six-game road trip to Kansas City and Chicago. Baserunning blunders. Terrible situational hitting. Throwing to the wrong base. Overthrowing cutoff men. Danny Santana missed a hit-and-run sign in the second inning Sunday. Where have..." August 04

  • Thought to be out for season, Avisail Garcia off to hot start in minors

    Hardball Talk "After collecting three hits Saturday, Avisail Garcia, once essentially ruled out for the season, is 5-for-9 on his rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte. Garcia suffered a torn labrum and an avulsion fracture in his left shoulder attempting a diving catch in just his eighth game of the..." August 03

  • White Sox deal Tekotte to D-Backs, promote Mitchell to AAA

    CSN Chicago "The White Sox dealt outfielder Blake Tekotte to Arizona for cash considerations and promoted former first-round pick Jared Mitchell to Triple-A on Saturday. Tekotte hit .251/.324/.438 in 81 games with Triple-A Charlotte this year. The Columbia, Mo., native was traded to the White Sox in..." August 03

  • Arcia comes through as Twins end three-game skid with win over White Sox

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Oswaldo Arcia decelerated into second, looked into the Twins dugout and thrust both hands in the air as if he signaled a touchdown. Well, his two-run double in the eighth inning on Saturday gave the Twins runs Nos. 6 and 7. But his gesture was more a sign of exaltation after a frustrating run..." August 03

  • Jose Abreu has reached base in each of his last 10 plate appearances

    Hardball Talk "White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu has been a tough out all year long, but particularly lately as the Cuban slugger hasn’t been retired since the ninth inning on July 30. Since then, Abreu has reached in all five plate appearances two days in a row. On July 31 in Detroit against the Tigers,..." August 02

  • White Sox beat Twins 10-8 despite slipping by Sale

    Chicago Sun-Times "During his 11-game absence because of vertigo, pitching coach Don Cooper was forced to watch the White Sox’ games on television. Even with the separation, he saw things that impressed him. ‘‘You might accuse us of a lot of things, but it’s not for a lack of effort, fight, competing — I see..." August 02

  • White Sox win 7-4 as Tigers complete big trade

    Chicago Tribune "As the White Sox loaded the bases in the seventh inning Thursday at Comerica Park, the Tigers had bigger things brewing off the field. The Tigers interrupted Gordon Beckham's at-bat during the Sox's run to pull center fielder Austin Jackson from the game for a three-team trade with the Rays and..." August 01

  • Marlins, White Sox “have discussed” a John Danks trade

    Hardball Talk "From FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi comes word that the Marlins and White Sox “have discussed a possible trade” involving left-handed starter John Danks. The Marlins have been linked to a range of starters this week — from Jon Lester to John Lackey and now Danks — as they look to beef up their young..." July 31

  • Late offensive surge lifts Quintana, White Sox past Tigers

    CSN Chicago "Jose Quintana has been a good sport the past 2 1/2 seasons whenever it comes to his legendary lack of run support. When asked after previous outings if the team’s inability to score leaves him frustrated, Quintana usually defers and instead notes a belief that one day it will be his..." July 30

  • Yanks and White Sox talking about Danks, but gap still exists

    CBSSports.com "The Yankees and White Sox are still discussing John Danks as a trade possibility, but the latest word is the sides were still apart in terms of the package New York would send back. Danks, who is 9-6 with a 4.40 ERA, is a lefty the Yankees would like to have, but with two years to go on his..." July 30

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    Dan Hayes @DanHayesCSN

    Nate Jones was ramping back up from back injury and injured UCL in the process. Surgery performed by James Andrews. #WhiteSox

  • Danks remains a Yankee option in tough starters market for them

    CBSSports.com "The Yankees are still looking at White Sox left-hander John Danks as a trade possibility in what appears to be a diminishing starters market for them. Danks may be among the most likely rotation candidates for the Yankees, if not the most likely, as there's no evidence they're even talking to..." July 28

  • Chris Sale makes fast work of Twins

    Chicago Tribune "As if making his first major league start Saturday night at Target Field wasn't daunting enough, Twins left-hander Logan Darnell was pitted against fellow lefty Chris Sale. The results were about as mismatched as one might expect. The White Sox scored seven runs on 11 hits against Darnell..." July 27

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    Daryl Van Schouwen @CST_soxvan

    Ventura on Nate Jones: "There’s been enough setbacks that I wouldn’t expect him to be back this year."

  • Jerry Reinsdorf feeling better

    ESPN.com "Chicago White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf is feeling much better one day after a fainting episode that required an overnight stay in the hospital. A White Sox official said Saturday that the lightheaded spell was brought on by a combination of exhaustion and dehydration. Reinsdorf was..." July 26

  • Jose Abreu continues to amaze with home run No. 30

    CSN Chicago "While Jose Abreu’s success may have surprised his teammates and coaches early this season, they have come to expect such numbers from the Cuban rookie. Abreu became the third-fastest player in Major League history to hit 30 home runs on Friday, when he hit an estimated 427-foot bomb in the..." July 26

  • White Sox cruise to 9-5 victory against Twins

    Chicago Tribune "Remnants of the All-Star Game still dot Target Field — a sign in the outfield, a logo on the water tower that looms beyond the park. Ten days after playing in the game for the first time, White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and shortstop Alexei Ramirez were back at the site flashing some..." July 26

  • White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf hospitalized after lightheaded spell

    CBSSports.com "Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf had to be hospitalized on Friday after feeling lightheaded, the team announced. Reinsdorf is in Cooperstown for this weekend's Hall of Fame induction ceremony. "He is coherent, is resting comfortably and is communicating with his doctors and medical..." July 26