White Sox Rumors & News

  • Detroit Tigers 7, Chicago 1: Justin Verlander starts slow, finishes strong in stellar outing vs. White Sox

    Detroit Free Press "Justin Verlander pitched one of his best games of the season and matched his season-high with eight strikeouts. Verlander allowed nine hits, two walks and one run over seven innings. It was the fourth time he struck out eight batters in a game this season. The Tigers beat the White Sox, 7-1,..." August 30

  • Carlos Carrasco remains in 'attack mode' as Cleveland Indians beat White Sox, 3-2

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Before Thursday night's game, manager Terry Francona talked about pitchers being in the attack mode from their first pitch of the game. He used Carlos Carrasco as an example, saying. "Carrasco has been doing that for four months to be honest with you." Carrasco did it again Thursday night,..." August 29

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    Doug Padilla @ESPNChiSox

    Sale to start Game 1 of Saturday's DH. Chris Bassitt to make his his MLB debut in Game 2.

  • White Sox snap seven-game losing streak with win over Indians

    CSN Chicago "Once struggling for his major league life, Hector Noesi has at the least joined the conversation to be part of the 2015 White Sox rotation. The right-hander delivered seven sharp innings on Wednesday night and with the aid of Jose Abreu helped the White Sox snap a seven-game losing streak with..." August 28

  • Walters powers Indians past White Sox in 10

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Indians played the Chicago White Sox in the opener of a three-game series Tuesday. Here is a capsule look from The Plain Dealer reporter Dennis Manoloff: Game: 130. Opponent: White Sox. Location: U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago. Time of day: Night. Time elapsed: 3 hours, 48..." August 27

  • With clean slate, Gordon Beckham leaves woes behind

    Chicago Tribune "When White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton returned from his rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte on Tuesday, the locker next to his in the clubhouse corner at U.S. Cellular Field was cleared of Gordon Beckham's belongings. The baggage, however, Beckham said via phone from Anaheim on Tuesday,..." August 27

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    HardballTalk @HardballTalk

    Adam Eaton is back in the #WhiteSox's lineup http://t.co/95Uz0tp7mV

  • Adam Eaton could rejoin White Sox on Tuesday

    Hardball Talk "White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte tonight against Norfolk. If all goes well, Eaton could rejoin the White Sox as early as Tuesday, when the White Sox begin a homestand starting with the Indians, reports MLB.com’s Jamal Collier. Eaton landed on..." August 24

  • Yankees honor Torre, top White Sox for third straight win

    New York Post "They’re not dead yet. The Yankees won for the third straight day with a 5-3 victory over the White Sox on Saturday in The Bronx, and though the win hardly reminded anyone of the vintage Yankees from the 1990s and 2000s — for which former manager Joe Torre was honored before the game — it was..." August 24

  • Prado the walk-off hero as Yanks win thriller over White Sox

    New York Post "The Yankees broke the bank on free agents in the offseason, but it was one of their newest acquisitions who delivered among the most significant hits of the year on Friday night. Martin Prado, brought over from the Diamondbacks right before the trade deadline, smacked a game-winning single with..." August 23

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    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    #Angels acquire IF Gordon Beckham from #WhiteSox for PTBNL or cash.

  • White Sox's top pick Rodon could start in 2015

    ESPN.com "The Chicago White Sox's plan is to ultimately make first-round draft pick Carlos Rodon a major league starter. The only issue is how quickly it will happen. If Rodon ends up being added to the major league club when rosters expand in September, it would appear to be as a reliever to assist the..." August 21

  • White Sox shut down speedy prospect Micah Johnson

    CSN Chicago "Micah Johnson's season is over. The 23-year-old top prospect aggravated a lingering hamstring strain this week and was flown back to Chicago for an evaluation, after which White Sox officials decided to shut down the second baseman for the remainder of the 2014 season. "He’s been fighting..." August 21

  • 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