Quintana had a left shin contusion and is day to day
CSN Chicago "Just before taking the mound for a scheduled bullpen session Tuesday, Matt Lindstrom felt discomfort in his strained left oblique and had to shut things down. Lindstrom played long toss from about 150 feet and felt fine, but when he brought it in to about 50 feet he felt pain he described as..." March 06
CSN Chicago "Chris Sale missed with a fastball, and yelled out a four-letter word not fit to print. The habitually intense left-hander was only making a spring training start, but a level of frustration existed after he gave up a three-run home run to San Diego's Nick Hundley in the first inning of..." March 06
Fansided "Chicago White Sox designated hitter Adam Dunn has an invite to the Oscars. He received the invite because he was an investor in the Oscar-nominated film “Dallas Buyers Club.” “I’m still debating whether I want to do it,” Dunn said, via ESPN Dallas. “I don’t know yet, but the offer is there. How..." March 02
#WhiteSox game officially cancelled.
CSN Chicago "Matt Lindstrom doesn’t sound too concerned about what the White Sox have described as a very mild left oblique strain. The reliever said he doesn’t feel the strain, located under the rib cage, when asked by the training staff to cough and sneeze. Lindstrom said he first felt a tweak on..." March 01
Chicago Sun-Times "Jose Abreu was getting his first taste of major-league pitching, and he didn’t want to push himself away from the table. The prized free-agent first baseman, who had two at-bats from the cleanup spot during the team’s Cactus League opener Friday, showed patience at the plate and a little pop,..." March 01
CSN Chicago "The White Sox traded utility man Jake Elmore to the Oakland A’s on Thursday for cash considerations. The White Sox designated Elmore for assignment on Wednesday when they claimed right-handed pitcher Maikel Cleto off waivers from Kansas City. Elmore joined the White Sox in November when they..." February 28
Chicago Tribune "Matt Lindstrom doesn't think he was prepared enough to be a closer when he was given chances with the Marlins and Astros in 2009 and 2010. But now the 34-year-old White Sox right-hander would love the opportunity to prove to himself he can do it this season with a few more years..." February 27
USA Today "Major League Baseball implemented an experimental, controversial rule Monday to protect catchers, prohibiting baserunners from initiating deliberate collisions at home plate in hopes of preventing concussions and injuries. Tony Clark, executive director of the Major League Players Association,..." February 25
CSN Chicago "There’s still no sign of Ronald Belisario in White Sox camp and manager Robin Ventura said it’s close to becoming an issue. Visa issues have kept the Venezuelan relief pitcher from reporting to camp for the first nine days. While Belisario doesn’t need as much time to get ready for the..." February 23
Chicago Tribune "White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham knows Paul Konerko is unlikely to ask for a farewell tour in the final season of his career. But Beckham, who was one of a few position players who arrived early to spring training Tuesday, said he hopes the Sox captain receives his due recognition as he..." February 19
More extension talk. Source does not expect discussions between #WhiteSox and Jose Quintana during spring training.
CSN Chicago "Nate Jones has been prescribed butt rest over bed rest. Per the training staff, the White Sox reliever has been restricted from any baseball activity for three or four days as he rests a gluteal strain that has bothered him for more than a week. The right-hander — one of the favorites to..." February 16
Belisario not here with visa problems
Fansided "As the first workouts of Spring Training roll along, some players are already experiencing minor injuries. Scott Merkin, who covers the Chicago White Sox for MLB.com, reports that Nate Jones is day-to-day after suffering a glute strain. Jones has been listed as the primary candidate to assume..." February 15
CSN Chicago "The White Sox won't name a closer until the last possible second, but Nate Jones appears the odds-on favorite to win the job as pitchers and catchers report to Glendale this week. The 28-year-old Jones isn't viewing the ninth inning as his to lose, given the presence of Matt Lindstrom (who has..." February 14
MLB.com "Jim Fregosi, a former All-Star shortstop who spent 53 years in professional baseball as a player, manager and scout, passed away early Friday morning, six days after suffering multiple strokes during an MLB alumni cruise. "He passed away at 2:36 a.m. [ET]," according to Jim Fregosi Jr., the..." February 14
ESPN New York "Major League Baseball owners, despite earning more than $8 billion in revenue in 2013, voted in January to allow individual teams to slash or eliminate pension-plan offerings to their non-uniformed personnel. The vote, tabled a year earlier when the intention became public, quietly took place..." February 14
CSN Chicago "He was in the right place mentally in 2013, but his body wouldn’t cooperate. Now Gordon Beckham hopes the mental and physical sides can align themselves. The White Sox second baseman begins what could be a make-or-break season next week when spring training opens. Position players report to..." February 12
Hardball Talk "The New York Daily News reports that, now that A-Rod has dropped his appeal and is accepting his suspension, Major League Baseball is going to drop the lawsuit it filed last March against Biogenesis, Anthony Bosch, Juan Carlos Nunez and multiple other defendants. Which, of course, just..." February 12
Fox Sports "You may have noticed that spring training is about to begin, yet baseball still has not banned home-plate collisions. Both the players and owners want to enact such a rule to protect catchers, but the issue -- somewhat like expanded replay -- is more complicated than it appears. As Hall of..." February 12
Fox Sports "Pete Rose, who remains banned from Major League Baseball for betting on games during his years as a player and as a manager, said Monday that his transgression isn’t quite as bad as using performance-enhancing drugs. “They’re both bad. I think in my case, I know I didn’t do anything to alter..." February 11
CSN Chicago "If he’s worried about playing time in 2014 Adam Dunn didn’t show it. The veteran, who is headed into the final season of a four-year deal with the White Sox, said at SoxFest last month he has no concerns about the way Robin Ventura constructs the lineup. Dunn could see significantly less..." February 09
Source: Free-agent RHP Mitchell Boggs to #WhiteSox. Major-league deal.
MLB Trade Rumors "The White Sox have agreed to terms with right-hander Mitchell Boggs on a Major League contract, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (on Twitter). Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets that Boggs will earn $1.1MM. The former Cardinals setup man is represented by CSE. Boggs, who turns 30 next..." February 07
SI.com "Former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady confirmed his intentions to play baseball, saying to Yahoo! Sports’ Tim Brown that the attempt is “not a gimmick.” McGrady retired from the NBA in August and it has been reported that he can throw a 90 MPH fastball. The Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic..." February 05
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The dirt road that Texas Rangers scouts and officials navigated to reach the home of coveted prospect Jairo Beras has been altered by progress the past few years. An overpass, part of the major road improvements designed to make a tourist’s two-hour commute from Las Americas International..." February 05
CSN Chicago "Former White Sox great Jack McDowell is reportedly back in professional baseball. McDowell, who won the 1993 American League Cy Young award as a member of the White Sox, said on his Facebook page he has accepted an assignment to manage in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ farm system. Last month,..." January 30
CSN Chicago "Bobby Jenks has seen the top. But until recently very few knew he’s seen the bottom too. Being one of many heroes on the 2005 White Sox team that ended an 88-year World Series drought, the former closer was back at SoxFest this weekend as an invitee of the team. Open, honest and..." January 27
Don Cooper: "Erik Johnson is penciled in pretty firmly" for starting rotation this year.
Chicago Sun-Times "The White Sox have a hole at the back end of the bullpen where closer Addison Reed left a vacancy. Nate Jones seems a logical replacement, and the hard-throwing setup man is ready to compete for the job. There’s no doubt Jones has the stuff with an upper-90s fastball and a hard slider. He’s a..." January 26
To help his overall defense at second, Micah Johnson painted and played the piano this offseason and played less video games
Hardball Talk "Mr. DeMille: The Big Donkey is ready for his closeup. And his Quote of the Day: Dunn said he enjoyed his big-screen debut as a bartender in the Oscar-nominated film “Dallas Buyers Club,” made by the production company in which he invests. Dunn, who didn’t have a line in the movie, joked he..." January 26
Eventually, you figure White Sox will need the roster flexibility, and clearly odd man out would be Dunn, given Abreu $ and Konerko legacy.
Chicago Tribune "The White Sox Friday announced a multi-year contract extension for manager Robin Ventura. The Sox announced the extension on Twitter. No details were announced. Ventura did not respond to messages. He was offered an extension after his first season in 2012, but turned it down, leading..." January 24
#whitesox announce that the great Bo Jackson, former Sox OF and DH, is rejoining organization as a team ambassador.
#whitesox GM Rick Hahn on Tanaka: 'you miss 100 percent of shots you don't take. And it was worth the effort.'
Ann Arbor’s Zach Putnam has a minor-league deal and major-league camp invite with White Sox. @umichbaseball
CBSSports.com "By 2015, all 30 MLB ballparks must have either handheld or walk-through metal detectors in place, the league has informed teams. "This procedure, which results from MLB's continuing work with the Department of Homeland Security to standardize security practices across the game, will be in..." January 21
Chicago Sun-Times "So far, no buyer’s remorse for the White Sox. After plunking down $68 million on a six-year contract for power-hitting Cuban first baseman Jose Abreu in October, the Sox remain tickled with their purchase. In fact, after seeing Abreu in the flesh again at a minicamp for hitters at the Sox..." January 19
CBSSports.com "Both Chicago teams are starting to be viewed at least by their competitors as serious players for star Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, though the deep-pocketed Dodgers and Yankees, as well as others, remain seriously interested and cannot be counted out in what promises to be a spirited derby..." January 18
beckham gets $4.175M, de aza $4.25M, #chisox announce
#Whitesox and Gordon Beckham avoided arb. He gets $4.175M
MLB.com "He isn't Clayton Kershaw. No pitcher since post-free agency Greg Maddux has been as consistently good as Kershaw while piling up the innings. You'd be asking for a cyber-beating to compare any pitcher to Kershaw. But there is a guy who got to the big leagues a little bit later, is younger and..." January 16
ESPN.com "A few months ago, even a few weeks ago, it looked as if the final details of baseball's bold new replay world were going to be dropped into place at the January owners meetings. Uh, not so fast. One slight problem: MLB still hasn't cut a deal with either the players' or umpires' unions. Not..." January 15
Chicago Tribune "The Chicago White Sox are holding a mini hitting camp for select young players at their spring training facility at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., this week. Jose Abreu, Matt Davidson, Adam Eaton, Josh Phegley, Marcus Semien, Courtney Hawkins, Jared Mitchell, Trayce Thompson and Keenyn..." January 15
CSN Chicago "The White Sox had got a good look at Jose Abreu on Tuesday and they like what they have so far. The Cuban slugger is one of many young White Sox hitters at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. this week to take part in the team’s mini-hitter camp. For most of the White Sox staff it’s the first..." January 15