White Sox Rumors & News

  • Indians beat another White Sox lefty to run winning streak to three straight games

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The daunting task of facing four straight left-handed starters proved to less daunting than expected for the Indians. For more than a month, the Indians couldn't stand the sight of a left-handed starter. Now they haven't met one that they don't think they can beat. The Indians scored four..." May 22

  • Shaun Marcum victorious in return to big leagues in Cleveland Indians' 4-3 win over Chicago

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "It took Shaun Marcum almost two years to get back to the big leagues. The long, hard pull was worth it. Marcum gave the Indians 6 2/3 quality innings Wednesday night in a 4-3 victory over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. The 33-year-old right-hander was making his first start in the..." May 21

  • Bauer dominates Sox as Indians offense does just enough for the win

    Let's Go Tribe "I'm not exactly sure what happened here. For the second night in a row, an Indians pitcher turned in a dominant performance. For the second night in a row, the Indians offense struggled to score runs off a White Sox starter. Yet somehow, we managed to do something that hasn't been done two times..." May 20

  • Carlos Sanchez walk-off hit in 10th lifts White Sox to sixth straight victory

    Chicago Sun-Times "Chris Sale was brilliant – he had to be every bit of that to hang with Corey Kluber — Adam Eaton was alert and rookie Carlos Sanchez was clutch in the White Sox’ 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians in 10 innings Monday at U.S. Cellular Field, their sixth in a row that lifted them above .500 for..." May 19

  • Barack Obama joins Twitter; follows all Chicago pro teams except Cubs

    ESPN Chicago "He has been living outside of Chicago for six years, but President Barack Obama is still loyal to his teams. The president announced on Monday at 11:41 a.m. ET that he had finally gotten his own personal Twitter account as @POTUS. Of the 65 accounts that he is following, 58 are political, 3 are..." May 19

  • White Sox defense shines while A's make 4 errors

    Chicago Tribune "The White Sox have experienced plenty of defensive pain this season, so they were happy to discuss an opposing team's struggles for a change Sunday. While the Sox offense capitalized on four Athletics errors during a 7-3 victory at O.co Coliseum, the Sox defense did its job to back up..." May 18

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    MLBLineups @mlblineups

    5/17 @whitesox lineup vs OAK Eaton CF Bonifacio DH Cabrera LF Abreu 1B Garcia RF Beckham 3B Ramirez SS Soto C Sanchez 2B Samardzija P

  • Danks, White Sox discover correct formula in win over Oakland

    CSN Chicago "When the White Sox score four runs, they’ve been awfully hard to beat this season. As their offense continues to heat up, the White Sox have recently found themselves in that position quite often. Avisail Garcia had three hits and John Danks pitched well after he yielded two early runs as the..." May 17

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    Dan Hayes @CSNHayes

    Robin Ventura said they weren't going to David Robertson no matter what after a heavy workload this week.

  • Carlos Rodon struggles, but five-run seventh lifts White Sox over A's

    Chicago Sun-Times "The White Sox gave up an early lead, then rallied big and survived a wild final play to claim a 7-6 victory Friday against the A’s at Oakland Coliseum. After falling behind 6-2, the White Sox offense awoke in the seventh inning for five runs, all coming with two outs. Adam LaRoche and Avisail..." May 16

  • Judge Grants Class-Action Status To Sports TV Blackout Antitrust Case

    Deadspin.com "U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin yesterday granted plaintiffs’ motion to certify class action status in an antitrust lawsuit against MLB and the NHL, a case that threatens to demolish the decades-old blackout system in sports media. Scheindlin’s decision, which you can read here,..." May 15

  • The 2015 MLB All-Star Game caps have apparently been leaked

    Hardball Talk "Via Phil Hecken of Uni Watch, the caps for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game have apparently been leaked. Check them out below: This year’s All-Star Game is set to take place in Cincinnati. Just in case it wasn’t obvious, these caps were inspired by the pillbox hat of Reds mascot Mr. Redlegs. The..." May 15

  • MLB's culture clash, or why baseball is boring

    Vice Sports "Emilio Bonifacio of the Chicago White Sox cracked a home run Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds and made a big show of flipping his bat. He saluted the gods, rounded the bases with his arms out as if he were an airplane, and when he crossed home? He leaped into the crowd, giving fans a chance to..." May 15

  • Jose Quintana pushes White Sox to a much-needed 2015 first

    CSN Chicago "The White Sox took another small step toward pulling themselves out of their early-season doldrums Wednesday night. Behind Jose Quintana’s masterful seven innings, the White Sox beat Milwaukee, 4-2, at Miller Park to lock down their first road series win of the season. After losing Game 1 in..." May 14

  • Chris Sale strikes out 11 as White Sox top Brewers

    CSN Chicago "Chris Sale delivered his best performance of the season Tuesday night when the White Sox needed it most. With the bullpen fried because of poor team starting pitching and a series on the line, Sale struck out 11 batters as the White Sox edged the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 in front of 26,935 at..." May 13

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    Dan Hayes @CSNHayes

    Rick Hahn announces that Carlos Rodon is being transitioned into #WhiteSox rotation, incl. Fri.

  • Late homers by Herrera and Davis save Brewers in slugfest

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers have their second three-game winning streak of the season, thanks to unlikely hero Elian Herrera. The well-traveled utility man hit the decisive two-run home run in the eighth inning of a back-and-forth affair, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a hard-fought 10-7 victory..." May 12

  • White Sox move top prospect Carlos Rodon into the starting rotation

    Hardball Talk "Carlos Rodon was impressive enough in Saturday’s spot start–throwing six innings of two-run ball against the Reds–that the White Sox have decided to move the 22-year-old top prospect into the rotation full time. Rodon, who began the season at Triple-A and then spent some time in the White Sox’s..." May 12

  • Gordon Beckham's walk-off single caps White Sox' home run against Reds

    Chicago Sun-Times "Home can’t be much sweeter for the White Sox, who have won all five series at U.S. Cellular Field. They took two out of three against the Cincinnati Reds with a walk-off, 4-3 victory Sunday. It was their third walk-off win of the year. But the Sox know they need to win on the road,..." May 11

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    MLBLineups @mlblineups

    5/10 @WhiteSox lineup vs CIN Bonifacio 2B Cabrera LF Abreu DH LaRoche 1B Garcia RF Ramirez SS Beckham 3B Flowers C Shuck CF Danks P

  • Cueto pitches Reds past White Sox 10-4

    Fox Sports Ohio "Johnny Cueto's longest start of the season came at a perfect time for the Cincinnati Reds. Cueto pitched into the ninth inning in the opener of a traditional doubleheader, leading the Reds to a 10-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. "(I) felt great," Cueto said through a..." May 10

  • Carlos Rodon strong in first major-league start, White Sox beat Reds in nightcap

    Chicago Sun-Times "Carlos Rodon was everything the White Sox could have hoped for Saturday. The rookie left-hander showed off his knee-buckling slider and a fastball that continued to hit 98 mph after six innings and more than 100 pitches. Rodon struck out eight batters – all swinging – and paced the White Sox..." May 10

  • 13d
    Scott Merkin @scottmerkin

    Lower back contusion for Noesi. He's day to day

  • 13d
    Chicago White Sox @whitesox

    RHP Chris Beck will be 26th man for game 2 today.

  • 13d
    Dan Hayes @CSNHayes

    Conor Gillaspie (plantar fasciitis) missed Thurs. game. Robin Ventura said he's fine today but planned to give him another day. #WhiteSox

  • Reds-White Sox rained out, doubleheader Saturday

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Reds' game with the Chicago White Sox was rained out Friday night. It will be made up as part of a regular doubleheader tomorrow, beginning at 4:10 p.m. The second game of the day will start 30 minutes after the final out of Game 1. Johnny Cueto, Saturday's scheduled starter, will start..." May 09

  • Lobstein sharp as Tigers salvage win over White Sox, 4-1

    Detroit Free Press "The spot starter is now the stopper. Well, Kyle Lobstein was for one day anyway as he shut down the White Sox today at U.S. Cellular Field, throwing 7 2/3 innings of five-hit, one-run ball to help the Tigers beat the White Sox and snap a two-game losing streak. Lobstein is filling in for Justin..." May 08

  • White Sox stun Tigers with four in eighth to win second straight

    CSN Chicago "Their ace got hit hard and they stranded nine runners through the first seven innings on Wednesday night. Given everything that occurred the week before, nobody would have been surprised if the White Sox wilted against the Detroit Tigers and tried to salvage a series victory on Thursday..." May 07

  • MLB commissioner remains open to 154-game schedule

    Sporting News "In his first year as commissioner, Rob Manfred already has overseen an improvement in pace of play on the field. Might he be up for shortening the length of the season, too? Manfred certainly appears open to the possibility. At a news conference Wednesday night in Houston, Manfred indicated..." May 07

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    Dan Hayes @CSNHayes

    As expected, Chris Sale dropped his appeal today and has begun serving his five-game suspension. #WhiteSox

  • White Sox record that 'one' much needed win against Tigers

    CSN Chicago "Their losing streak was at five games but it had been nine days since the White Sox left the ballpark feeling good. And while they know Tuesday night’s 5-2 win over the Detroit Tigers was full of mistakes they must fix, the White Sox can live with that reality given the end result. For after..." May 06

  • Samardzija to begin serving suspension Wednesday

    CSN Chicago "Jeff Samardzija is expected to drop his appeal and begin serving a five-game suspension Wednesday, a baseball source said. With Samardzija, Tuesday’s starter against the Detroit Tigers, out and perhaps Chris Sale starting his suspension on Thursday, Carlos Rodon almost certainly would make his..." May 06

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    Chicago White Sox @whitesox

    Per Ventura, @CarlosRodon16 will pitch Saturday.

  • Sox GM Hahn: Only blaming Ventura is 'unfair'

    ESPN Chicago "Uninterested in finding a single scapegoat for the Chicago White Sox's disappointing start, general manager Rick Hahn said Tuesday that everybody needs to accept responsibility for a team that has lacked fight and has been uninspiring over the opening month of the season. Outcry for manager..." May 05

  • Twins sweep to keep purging first-week demons

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "After sweeping a horrendous White Sox team in four games at Target Field, Twins manager Paul Molitor knows the approach he wants his team to take. “You’ve got to get greedy when things are going well,” he said, “and try to ride these things out as long as you possibly can.” The Twins socked..." May 04

  • Agent Scott Boras wants more leeway to trade draft picks

    Arizona Republic "Major League Baseball informed clubs last week of a rules change regarding trading recently drafted players, an adjustment that allows teams to deal players the day after the end of the World Series rather than having to wait until a year after they sign. Agent Scott Boras welcomes the change,..." May 04

  • Twins back at .500 with 5-3 victory over White Sox

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Paul Molitor’s managerial career didn’t start the way he planned. Actually, it couldn’t have been much worse. “Things looked pretty miserable, to be honest,” he said. But that first week on the job, the 1-6 start, the last-in-hitting, last-in-pitching identity, the left-for-dead fan enthusiasm,..." May 03

  • White Sox still determining how to use Carlos Rodon

    CSN Chicago "The White Sox want Carlos Rodon to get comfortable in the bullpen while picking the appropriate time to use him in games. And, they have to balance that against maintaining arm strength for when the left-hander could eventually move into the team’s starting rotation. This is Rodon’s 13th day in..." May 03

  • Kyle Gibson pitches gem in Twins 1-0 win over White Sox

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Walking off the field after a five-pitch eighth inning, still clinging to a narrow lead and a four-hit shutout, Kyle Gibson spotted Twins manager Paul Molitor waiting for him at the top step of the dugout. Gibson's pitch count was still manageable at 94, but the right-hander could sense his..." May 02

  • Former All-Star Quentin announces retirement

    MLB.com "Two-time American League All-Star Carlos Quentin asked for his release from the Mariners after five games with Triple-A Tacoma and announced his retirement from baseball on Friday. "Over the past several days, it became clear to me that my injuries have taken too great of a physical toll for me..." May 02

  • Twins rough up Chris Sale, blow out White Sox 12-2

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Chicago White Sox lefthander Chris Sale stands 6 feet, 6 inches. He has a blazing fastball and a biting slider and has been a nuisance to hitters since making his major league debut in 2010. Especially the Twins. “The best lefthander in the game, if you ask me,” Twins second baseman Brian..." May 01

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: Carlos Quentin in process of retiring. Will receive rest of $8M salary. #Braves had released him from guaranteed major-league deal.

  • Orioles beat White Sox 8-2 at empty Camden Yards

    CSN Baltimore "During the seventh-inning stretch, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” and “Thank God, I’m a Country Boy” were played. Three scouts seated behind home plate stood. Moments later, Jim Misudek, the Orioles manager of media relations announced the official paid attendance: zero. There was actually a..." April 30

  • Amid unrest in Baltimore, Orioles host White Sox in game closed to public

    The Score "Continued civil unrest in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray has resulted in violent riots and hundreds of arrests in over the last few days, compelling the governor of Maryland to declare a state of emergency. The chaos also wreaked havoc on the Baltimore Orioles' demanding schedule,..." April 29

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    Baltimore Orioles @Orioles

    After consultation with MLB & state & local officials, tonight’s game between the Orioles & the White Sox at Oriole Park has been postponed.

  • White Sox-O's postponed; Wednesday to be played in empty stadium

    MLB.com "Due to the ongoing riots and protests in the city of Baltimore, the Orioles-White Sox game on Wednesday has been rescheduled for 2:05 p.m. ET and will be closed to the public. In addition, this weekend's games against the Rays, originally scheduled to be played at Camden Yards, have been moved to..." April 28

  • Orioles-White Sox game postponed amid protests

    SI.com "Monday night’s game between the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox at Camden Yards has been postponed, the team announced. Protestors have clashed with police on Monday in the city of Baltimore, with the Associated Press reporting that police said at least seven officers were injured in..." April 28

  • Sox make statement as they complete sweep of Royals

    Chicago Sun-Times "Kansas City spent almost 30 years chasing respectability in the American League before finishing as last season’s best. The Royals are driving the pace car for the AL again this season, which made taking two of three from them—both on Sunday–all the more meaningful for the White Sox. “It was..." April 27

  • Albers lands on DL with injury suffered in brawl

    CSN Chicago "In addition to having starters Chris Sale and Jeff Samardzija suspended by Major League Baseball for five games, the White Sox will lose reliever Matt Albers for at least 15 days due to an injury suffered in Thursday night’s brawl with Kansas City. General manager Rick Hahn revealed the..." April 26

  • 6 players suspended in Royals-White Sox fracas

    MLB.com "Seven players have received discipline for their roles in the on-field incident in the bottom of the seventh inning of Thursday's game between the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Major League Baseball announced today. Joe Garagiola, Jr., MLB's Senior..." April 26