White Sox Rumors & News

  • White Sox's Sale records career-high 17th victory

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Chris Sale wasn't in peak form, but he didn't have to be to earn his 17th win Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Sale (17-9, 3.21 ERA) got a lot of run support in the White Sox's 13-6 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays, helping him tie his career high for wins in a season...." September 28

  • White Sox will retain Robin Ventura, if he wants to return

    USA Today "The Chicago White Sox have decided to retain manager Robin Ventura and will sign him to new contract providing Ventura wants to return, a high-ranking White Sox official told USA TODAY Sports. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity since there has been no public announcement, and..." September 28

  • Shields ends drought; Morneau's 3 RBIs lead White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- James Shields realizes he has allowed some wins to slip from his grasp of late. Undeterred by a six-game losing streak that dates back to July 26, though, Shields has continually vowed to finish strong as the regular season winds down. Shields allowed only one run over six..." September 27

  • Why some agents have serious concerns about MLB's next CBA

    Fox Sports "Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said last week that he was optimistic a new collective-bargaining agreement could be reached in "relatively short order." While most in the sport would celebrate a resolution prior to the current CBA's Dec. 1 expiration, some player agents fear that the new..." September 27

  • White Sox snap six-game slide, beat Indians

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- Jose Quintana is one of the least supported pitchers in the American League but Saturday night, his teammates tried to make it up to him. Jose Abreu and Carlos Sanchez had three hits apiece and Todd Frazier homered as the Chicago White Sox and Quintana beat the Cleveland Indians..." September 25

  • Rodon strikes out 11 as White Sox blank Indians

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians were getting ready to celebrate, but the Chicago White Sox were in no mood to party. "They're going to win (the division), but we didn't want to be around to see it. Now they have to do it on the road," said White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier...." September 25

  • Adam Eaton leaves game after running into wall

    Chicago Sun-Times "Center fielder Adam Eaton crashed into the wall making a running catch during the sixth inning of the White Sox’ 10-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians Friday and had to be helped off the field after making a running catch on Roberto Perez’s fly ball. Eaton will likely be out at least one game,..." September 24

  • Ramirez, Crisp power Indians past White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- The streaking Cleveland Indians continue to defend their home turf, as they rolled to another victory Friday night at Progressive Field. Jose Ramirez doubled, homered and had four RBIs, Coco Crisp had three hits and three RBIs and the Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 10-4...." September 23

  • Herrera powers Phillies past White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- Odubel Herrera is a streaky hitter, someone who can lose his swing and his composure at the plate for long stretches. When he finds that rhythm again, though, he is one of the most dangerous offensive players in the National League. Herrera went 3-for-4 with a home run,..." September 21

  • Jose Abreu softens team critique, but Alex Avila says questions justified

    Chicago Tribune "One day after suggesting the White Sox don't have the Royals' desire to win, Jose Abreu softened his critique, saying he was talking about himself. "What we talked about yesterday was about me," Abreu said through a team interpreter. "I don't have anything more to add. That's it." Sox..." September 21

  • Power surge lifts Royals over White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Royals are not known for their power, ranking last in the American League with 137 home runs. But the Royals flexed their muscles Monday. Kendrys Morales, Paulo Orlando and Alcides Escobar homered as the Royals topped the Chicago White Sox 8-3...." September 19

  • Morales has huge day to lead Royals over White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Danny Duffy pitched well enough Sunday to break back into the win column, but he preferred to talk about his offense. Kendrys Morales and Alex Gordon homered as the Kansas City Royals cruised to a 10-3 win over the Chicago White Sox. Morales drove in four runs with..." September 18

  • Seven MLB managers who could be fired after the season

    Sporting News "The regular season is winding down, and you know at least a couple of MLB managers are wondering whether they’re wearing their current uniform for the final few times down the stretch. At one point this season, Yankees manager Joe Girardi might have wondered about his job security. But after..." September 18

  • Justin Morneau Open To 2017 Return

    MLB Trade Rumors "White Sox designated hitter Justin Morneau is open to continuing his career in 2017, he told reporters, including Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune, on Saturday. “Hopefully I’ve shown enough, but you never know,” said the free agent-to-be. “If the right opportunity is not there, the choice..." September 18

  • Sale wins 16th as White Sox drop Royals

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Carlos Sanchez had a walk-off single Thursday to beat the Cleveland Indians, but it was his power shot Friday night that doomed the Kansas City Royals. Chris Sale picked up his 16th victory with a complete game and Sanchez homered for the first time in nearly a year as..." September 17

  • Royals' Yost wins 1,000th game

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Ned Yost has accomplished his two managerial goals. Yost posted his 1,000th career victory as manager as the Kansas City Royals topped the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Saturday night. Yost picked up the win in his sixth attempt as the Royals ended a five-game losing..." September 17

  • Robin Ventura calls Tim Anderson's defensive progress 'remarkable'

    Chicago Tribune "Tim Anderson may have surprised a few people with his smooth defense over his first three months as a major-league shortstop, but the White Sox rookie isn't one of them. "Not really, because I know what I'm capable of," Anderson said of his transition to the majors. "I feel like I have (shown I..." September 16

  • Sanchez delivers White Sox to series win vs. Indians

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox are bound to miss the playoffs for the eighth consecutive year, but they can play the role of spoiler during the final couple weeks of the regular season. Carlos Sanchez drove in the winning run on a one-out single in the ninth inning to give the White Sox a..." September 15

  • Heyman: Top 30 free agents and early contract guesses

    Today's Knuckleball "Edwin Encarnacion rolled the dice, declining to counter the Toronto Blue Jays’ mild overtures in spring, and he’s hit a grand slam. Encarnacion moves way up the free-agent list (he’s No. 2 on our list, and actually No. 1 among players who are unfettered free agents: technically, Yoenis Cespedes..." September 15

  • Abreu, big inning carry White Sox past Indians

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton never wants to hear his home fans boo. But what if they bark? It's no problem. Especially on a night when the White Sox cruised to an 8-1 win over the Cleveland Indians in front of 15,000-plus fans -- and a world-record number of..." September 14

  • MLB releases 2017 schedule

    MLB.com "After a fourth installment of the World Baseball Classic in March, the 2017 Major League Baseball regular season will arrive with three games on the first Sunday (April 2), 13 more Opening Day games on that Monday, and a calendar that includes the debut of a brand-new ballpark in Atlanta and the..." September 14

  • MLB's most disappointing players of 2016

    Fox Sports "Between hefty free-agent contracts and big trades made this past offseason, a number of players went into the 2016 season with huge expectations. And of course, not everyone lived up to those expecations. In fact, some players fell flat on their faces in the first year with their new teams...." September 13

  • Chris Sale Is Wasting His Talent On The South Side

    Deadspin "On Sunday night, Chris Sale became the first White Sox pitcher to strike out at least 200 batters in four consecutive seasons, running up 12 strikeouts over eight innings. It was the 34th time in his career that he’s struck out more than 10 batters in a game. He did so on the way to his eighth..." September 13

  • Royals rally to notch critical victory over White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Whit Merrifield delivered in the ideal scenario for the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. With pinch runner Terrance Gore at second and Jarrod Dyson on first after a walk in the seventh inning, the Royals' second baseman lined a double to center field off reliever Chris Beck..." September 11

  • Kennedy propels Royals past White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- The last thing Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer wanted was to fall behind in the count against one of the best pitchers in baseball. So on the first pitch of the sixth inning, Hosmer did not hesitate. He tracked a low pitch and swung hard for an opposite-field home run..." September 11

  • Cabrera, Saladino, Rodon lead White Sox over Royals

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Once Carlos Rodon discovered his slider would be effective for the long run on Friday night, the Chicago White Sox left-hander didn't go away from it. The Kansas City Royals, on the other hand, never figured out a way to do anything with it. Rodon allowed only one earned run..." September 10

  • Robertson, White Sox hold off Tigers

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- With 34 saves in 41 chances, Chicago White Sox closer David Robertson admits he sometimes makes games a little too dramatic. The Detroit Tigers brought the go-ahead run to the plate in the ninth inning Tuesday after Robertson allowed an infield single and a one-out walk. He..." September 07

  • Abreu fuels White Sox to series win over Tigers

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Most players offer a simple greeting or share a joke with the opposing first baseman when they reach base safely. Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu approaches the meetings differently, particularly when the Detroit Tigers are in town. Abreu looks forward to his..." September 07

  • Tigers top White Sox on Upton's 11th-inning HR

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Detroit Tigers left fielder Justin Upton savors stepping to the plate with the game on the line. "That's what you live for," Upton said. "That's what you play the game for is the big moment where you can help your team out." For the second consecutive game, Upton delivered...." September 05

  • Miguel Gonzalez's return to give White Sox starters extra rest

    CSN Chicago "The White Sox plan to use the return of Miguel Gonzalez to give their starters a little extra rest. Gonzalez rejoined the White Sox on Friday after he made a rehab start at Triple-A Charlotte on Thursday and reported no problems with his strained right groin. White Sox manager Robin Ventura..." September 04

  • White Sox pound out 11-4 win over Twins

    The Sports Xchange "MINNEAPOLIS -- Todd Frazier was sitting on the precipice of some club history after homering in the series opener against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. On Friday, Frazier got over the hump. The slugging third baseman belted his 35th homer of the season in leading the Chicago White Sox to..." September 03

  • Jose Abreu extends his on-base streak to 29 games

    Hardball Talk "Someone should tell Jose Abreu the White Sox are out of the pennant race this season. The 29-year-old has transformed his OBP in the last month after reaching base safely in the last 29 consecutive games he’s started." September 03

  • Twins power past White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "MINNEAPOLIS -- Given a small window to take advantage on Saturday night, the Minnesota Twins blew it wide open against the Chicago White Sox. The Twins took advantage of a two-out error in the third, tacking on six unearned runs as part of an eight-run inning in an 11-3 thrashing of the..." September 03

  • Buxton's Blast leads Twins over White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "MINNEAPOLIS -- Byron Buxton's third stint in the majors got off to a rough start on Thursday, but only got better as the day went along. His three-run blast punctuated a five-run second inning as the Minnesota Twins snapped a 13-game losing streak with an 8-5 win over the Chicago White Sox..." September 02

  • White Sox won't receive new money in deal to rename ballpark

    NBC Chicago "The Chicago White Sox recently announced that their home ballpark will be renamed Guaranteed Rate Field beginning next season, and on Thursday it was finally revealed how much the team will be paid to adopt the moniker. According to the Chicago Tribune, the White Sox will receive no new money..." September 02

  • Jones fuels Tigers to sweep of White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "DETROIT -- JaCoby Jones' dream day morphed into a 48-hour extravaganza on Wednesday afternoon. The Detroit Tigers rookie drove in two runs, including the go-ahead RBI, in his major-league debut on Tuesday. He followed that up by smacking a pair of doubles and scoring the winning run in a 3-2..." August 31

  • Skip Bayless Says He's Sure Tim Tebow WILL PLAY Pro Baseball

    TMZ "Skip Bayless is ALL IN on Tim Tebow's baseball career ... saying what he saw at Timmy's private workout on Tuesday has him convinced the ex-QB's chances of playing pro ball are about 100%. You might've heard (how could you not) Tim showed his stuff to 27 major league teams in L.A. Tuesday......" August 31

  • “Mixed reviews” for Tebow’s baseball workout

    Pro Football Talk "The headline at ESPN.com says Tim Tebow “shows off power” at his baseball workout (i.e., one-man fantasy camp). The article paints a more sobering view of his prospects. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com writes that Tebow drew “mixed reviews” at the workout, which scouts from 28 teams attended. He..." August 31

  • Jones lifts Tigers to victory in MLB debut

    The Sports Xchange "DETROIT -- JaCoby Jones gave the Detroit Tigers the jolt they were looking for on offense. Manager Brad Ausmus expressed hope prior to Jones' major league debut on Tuesday that the 24-year-old could "inject a little bit of life" into a lineup that scored a total of eight runs the previous..." August 30

  • MLB, MLBPA donate $250,000 for Louisiana flood relief

    Hardball Talk "Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced this morning that they are contributing $250,000 to assist victims of the devastating floods that recently hit Louisiana. The $250,000 contribution is being divided among three charitable organizations: The..." August 30

  • White Sox pull away from slumping Mariners

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon muttered something to himself when manager Robin Ventura motioned for a relief pitcher with two runners on base and no outs in the seventh inning. Moments later, Rodon understood why Ventura made the move to the bullpen. Relief pitchers Chris..." August 28

  • Frazier's walk-off hit lifts White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Todd Frazier would like to think he has a short memory when it comes to struggling at the plate. But when the Chicago White Sox third baseman struck out in his first three at-bats Thursday night against the Seattle Mariners, Frazier knew he had to find a way to put them behind..." August 26

  • White Sox rule Austin Jackson, Matt Davidson out for season

    CSN Chicago "Austin Jackson and Matt Davidson are officially done for the season. Meanwhile, the White Sox still remain hopeful that Brett Lawrie is on the mend after a second MRI. White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said Thursday that Jackson, who had surgery June 10 to repair a medial meniscus tear in..." August 26

  • David Robertson 'little angry' but keeps composure after 3 fans delay game

    Chicago Tribune "In his ninth major-league season, White Sox closer David Robertson experienced a first while pitching Thursday night against the Mariners at U.S. Cellular Field. With one out and a runner on first base in the ninth inning of a 6-6 game, Robertson's pitching was delayed as a pair of fans raced..." August 26

  • Hahn, White Sox front office ‘have sense of what we want to do’

    Chicago Sun-Times "White Sox general manager Rick Hahn says he, vice president Ken Williams and Jerry Reinsdorf “have a sense of what we want to do” this offseason and, disputing speculation the front office triumvirate wasn’t on the same page before the trade deadline, said they “are of a similar mindset” as to..." August 26

  • Hernandez, Mariners hold on to beat White Sox

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Even before he took the mound, Felix Hernandez knew how gassed the Seattle Mariners' bullpen was and the longer he could work on Friday night, the better. So even when a bout of dizziness set in and the Mariners' ace couldn't feel his legs temporarily, Hernandez knew he didn't..." August 26

  • Blue Jays bring back catcher Dioner Navarro in trade with White Sox

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays bolstered their bench Friday, acquiring Dioner Navarro from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for minor league left-hander Colton Turner. The 32-year-old Navarro played for the Blue Jays in 2014 and ’15, batting .267/.390/.704 with 17 homers across 193 games with Toronto...." August 26

  • Tim Tebow has ‘no shot’ of making it in baseball

    Larry Brown Sports "At least 20 MLB teams are expected to take a look at Tim Tebow’s baseball prospects at the former NFL quarterback’s workout next week, but some scouts is confident nothing will come of it. Katie Strang of ESPN.com spoke with three pro baseball scouts on Wednesday, and all three “expressed..." August 25

  • Rodon, White Sox dominate Phillies

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- Left-hander Carlos Rodon appears to be gearing up for another strong finish. The Chicago White Sox left-hander allowed three hits over 6 2/3 shutout innings as the Chicago White Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-1 on Tuesday to open a two-game interleague series. "When..." August 24

  • White Sox ballpark to be renamed “Guaranteed Rate Field”

    Hardball Talk "Stadium naming rights have long been with us. They’re just a part of the sports landscape now. Some are pretty spiffy despite their corporate underwriting: “Great American Ballpark” could be the name of a sports facility even if it wasn’t also the name of an insurance company. “Progressive Field”..." August 24

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