White Sox Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Teams are lining up to scout Cuban OF prospect Castillo in Miami

    CBSSports.com "There's buzz around the game regarding a new Cuban prospect. Scouts from around MLB are flocking to Miami to watch free agent outfielder Rusnay Castillo, who has been said to be like "Brett Gardner with power." Castillo is said to be multi-talented, but his stock is likely up due to his..." July 25

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    Colleen Kane @ChiTribKane

    Robin Ventura on Avi Garcia's live BP: "Avi is looking pretty normal. ... You see how close he’s getting."

  • Zach Putnam lands on disabled list with shoulder inflammation

    Hardball Talk "Zach Putnam has had a share of the closer role with the White Sox in recent weeks, but now he’s headed to the 15-day disabled list due to right shoulder inflammation. Putnam struggled in his most recent appearance yesterday against the Royals, allowing one unearned run on two hits and two walks..." July 24

  • Royals slide into 2-1 victory over White Sox

    Kansas City Star "The throw from center field was true, and Mike Moustakas understood he would require good fortune to snap a ninth-inning deadlock. Major-league baseball outlawed home-plate collisions this last offseason, so Moustakas said he chose the next best option, “trying to slide in hard” toward Chicago..." July 24

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Gordon Beckham is making $4.18m this year, and some evaluators believe White Sox will have to buy down at least some $ to move him pre-7/31.

  • Mike Moustakas homers twice as Royals snap skid with 7-1 win over White Sox

    Kansas City Star "Dayton Moore tapped his hand against the back of a bench. Seated next to him, Ned Yost kicked his foot up against a nearby railing. Together they sat inside the visitors’ dugout Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field and watched the latest edition of the Royals take batting practice. Moore built this..." July 23

  • The Race to Succeed Bud Selig Isn't Much of a Race

    The Wall Street Journal "As Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig approaches the end of his final season on the job, the task of choosing his successor remains far from finished. But there is a growing sense of inevitability among baseball officials that the job will end up going to Selig's right-hand man. Rob..." July 23

  • White Sox: Adam Eaton says finger isn't broken

    CSN Chicago "If his finger is broken, and Adam Eaton said Tuesday it isn’t, the White Sox leadoff man sure hasn’t played like it. The outfielder has played with a jammed right middle finger since earlier this month and though it’s painful, it’s still playable. The last point is most important to Eaton,..." July 23

  • Chris Sale tosses gem as White Sox top Royals

    CSN Chicago "Whenever Chris Sale pitches the White Sox think they have a pretty good chance to win. But this season the team’s level of execution is significantly better. Sale had just enough to get through a few trying times on Monday night and his offense and defense chipped in too in a 3-1 White Sox..." July 22

  • Yankees have talked about John Danks; talks in early stages

    CBSSports.com "The Yankees, to no one's surprise, have checked in on White Sox lefty John Danks. The Yankees, having lost four starting pitchers to injury, are seeking to upgrade their rotation even after the acquisition of Brandon McCarthy is paying off early. Danks, still only 29, is 8-6 with a 4.35..." July 22

  • Avisail Garcia says next step is rehab assignment

    Chicago Sun-Times "Avisail Garcia was supposed to break out and establish himself as one of the American League’s best young players this season. Instead, 2014 has been a season of injury, pain and recovery. But maybe there’s some light at the end of the tunnel for Garcia, who was ruled out for the season after..." July 20

  • Tyler Flowers powers White Sox past Astros

    Chicago Sun-Times "Paul Konerko was asked before the game Saturday about how different things would be for the White Sox if they hadn’t signed Jose Abreu last fall. Abreu was courted by many suitors, including the Astros, who were willing to invest tens of millions in a rookie who had never played pro..." July 20

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    Jesse Sanchez @JesseSanchezMLB

    Source: #Cubs, #WhiteSox #Braves #Giants among the teams interested in Cuban OF prospect Rusney Castillo: http://t.co/tbEa0t4wZq

  • White Sox 3, Astros 2

    Chicago Sun-Times "No Chicago White Sox were more maligned than catcher Tyler Flowers and the team’s bullpen in the early months of the season. So when they flipped the script Friday night, they could only hope it was the sign of better things to come. Flowers, who entered with a .218 batting average, drove in..." July 19

  • GM Rick Hahn won’t say whether Sox are buying or selling

    Chicago Sun-Times "General manager Rick Hahn laughed when asked before the game Friday if the White Sox will be buyers or sellers leading up to the July 31 trade deadline. Then just after declining to answer the question, Hahn volunteered some information. “Look, we’re not where we need to be; we know that,” Hahn..." July 19

  • Jeter, Trout spark victory American League

    MLB.com "The 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field was always going to be about Derek Jeter. Jeter has been the face of baseball for nearly two decades, winning five World Series titles and being named an All-Star 14 times in a career that is set to end with his retirement after the season. So it was..." July 16

  • Ozzie Guillen wants back in White Sox family

    Chicago Sun-Times "It’s easy to rewrite Ozzie Guillen’s history since he left the White Sox after the 2011 season. Guillen, who now works for ESPN and ESPN Deportes as a baseball analyst, is fine with it. He’s done fighting that fight. If the lasting memory of him on the South Side is that of a ‘‘loud-mouthed..." July 16

  • Selig, PA aim to end smokeless tobacco use

    ESPN.com "As the recent death of Tony Gwynn to salivary gland cancer continues to resonate in baseball circles, commissioner Bud Selig and Players Association executive director Tony Clark both want MLB to make strides toward reducing and ultimately eliminating the use of smokeless tobacco in the game. But..." July 15

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    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    AL All-Star lineup Jeter SS Trout LF Cano 2B Cabrera 1B Bautista RF Cruz DH Jones CF Donaldson 3B Perez C Hernandez P

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    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    NL All-Star lineup: McCutchen CF Puig RF Tulowitzki SS Goldschmidt 1B Stanton DH A. Ramirez 3B Utley 2B Lucroy C Gomez LF Wainwright P

  • 14d
    Chicago White Sox @whitesox

    Alexei has confirmed that he will be ready to go for Tuesday's #ASG.

  • Slumping 2nd baseman gives White Sox nice cushion in 9th for 6-2 victory over Indians

    Chicago Tribune "Trade talk has followed White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham for the better part of a year, growing stronger as the club's infield prospects work their way further into major league consideration. With the July 31 trade deadline less than three weeks away, Beckham, of course, would like to..." July 13

  • Back spasm of little concern to Alexei Ramirez

    Chicago Tribune "White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez doesn't miss many games, so it was a take-notice moment when manager Robin Ventura pulled him from Saturday's 6-2 victory over the Indians in the fourth inning because of injury. Ramirez has played in all 95 Sox games this season, but just three days in..." July 13

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    Daryl Van Schouwen @CST_soxvan

    Adam Eaton has a sore left wrist, right ankle. Probably won't play till after All-Star break, Ventura said.

  • 15d
    Chicago White Sox @whitesox

    Lindstrom threw a bullpen session today (30 pitches) and said it went well. Also took comebackers and covered first without issue.

  • Cleveland Indians dunk Chicago White Sox, 7-4

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "On a day when LeBron James brought back his talents to the North Coast, the Indians kept the positive news flowing on the area's pro sports scene with a strong performance. Nick Swisher hit the go-ahead two-run homer in the fifth inning as the Indians defeated the White Sox, 7-4, Friday night..." July 12

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    #TargetSale @whitesox

    #WhiteSox sign LHP Carlos Rodon to a minor-league contract with a $6.582-million signing bonus http://t.co/KbkVzrdQ9P pic.twitter.com/jOFQc6mrxn

  • Mike Carp, Red Sox walk off against White Sox

    Boston Herald "Now this version of the Red Sox is going to find out if momentum is a living, breathing thing. Mike Carp delivered the second straight walkoff with an RBI single in the 10th inning yesterday to finish off a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park. Any kind of win in any kind of..." July 11

  • Red Sox complete comeback, beat White Sox, 5-4

    CSN New England "If this is the new reality -- playing younger guys and relying on energy as they learn their way -- then maybe the second half of the season might be interesting after all. Shutout over the first seven innings, the Red Sox erupted for three runs in the eighth and two more in the ninth to steal..." July 10

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    MLB Public Relations @MLB_PR

    Chris Sale and Anthony Rizzo win #ASG Final Vote.

  • White Sox Agree To Terms With Carlos Rodon

    MLB Trade Rumors "The White Sox have agreed to terms with No. 3 overall pick Carlos Rodon on a bonus north of $6.45MM, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports (on Twitter). The slot value of the No. 3 overall pick is $5.7215MM, so his bonus will be more than $700K over slot. Jeff Gravley of WRAL-TV tweeted earlier today..." July 10

  • Gillaspie shows knee isn't an issue as White Sox top Red Sox

    CSN Chicago "Maybe a day off wasn’t such a bad thing for Conor Gillaspie. Both the third baseman and his manager suggested 24 hours of rest could have given Gillaspie an extra boost in Tuesday night’s 8-3 White Sox victory over the Boston Red Sox in front of 35,345 at Fenway Park. Gillaspie, who missed..." July 09

  • What if Jose Abreu had chosen the Red Sox over the White Sox?

    CSN Chicago "Jose Abreu has enjoyed his first look at Fenway Park, the historic venue that very nearly was his home. While the first-time All-Star said Tuesday he left the free agency process that brought him to the White Sox to his agent, Barry Praver, multiple sources said the Boston Red Sox were a very..." July 09

  • Carroll sharp as White Sox blank Red Sox

    Chicago Tribune "Midway through his postgame media session at Fenway Park, White Sox right-hander Scott Carroll playfully swapped out one baseball cap sporting the #TargetSale slogan for another with a similar message. The White Sox had some fun lobbying for Chris Sale in the All-Star Game's Final Vote fan..." July 08

  • Noesi sharp as White Sox blank Mariners

    Chicago Tribune "White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper altered the release point for Hector Noesi, then he tinkered with his follow through, and ultimately he has rebuilt his confidence. The 27-year-old right-hander joined the Sox off waivers from the Rangers on April 25 with an ERA of 14.21. After Sunday's..." July 07

  • Mariners outlast White Sox, 3-2, in 14 innings

    Seattle Times "Perhaps the struggles on the South Side are coming to an end for the Mariners. Long after squandering a gem of a performance from starting pitcher Felix Hernandez, long after improbably tying the score in the top of the ninth, the Mariners finally picked up a rare win at U.S. Cellular Field on..." July 06

  • Jose Abreu hits 27th homer in White Sox win over Mariners

    Chicago Tribune "An imposing slugger such as Jose Abreu is a viable threat anywhere in the White Sox batting order, any day of the week. "I wouldn't necessarily bat him leadoff, but other than that, any spot in the lineup would be a good one," manager Robin Ventura said. "But you want him to get up there more..." July 05

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    Scott Merkin @scottmerkin

    White Sox have requested waivers on LHP Scott Downs for the purpose of granting him his unconditional release

  • Albert Pujols, Mike Trout power Angels past White Sox, 8-4

    Los Angeles Times "EY MOMENT: Trailing, 3-0, in the fifth, Chris Iannetta walked, and Collin Cowgill bunted for a single, the first hit off White Sox starter Hector Noesi. Mike Trout lofted a fly ball that barely cleared the wall near the left-field foul pole for a three-run homer, his 19th of the season, and a 3-3..." July 02

  • Garrett Richards doesn't get caught in jam this time for Angels against White Sox

    Los Angeles Times "The Angels were four batters into a doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday when Garrett Richards put them in a three-run hole by walking two and giving up a three-run home run to Jose Abreu. The Richards of 2012 or 2013 may have collapsed. Heck, the Richards of this last May 30..." July 02

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    #WhiteSox released Maikel Cleto from AAA.

  • 26d
    Dan Hayes @DanHayesCSN

    #WhiteSox released Mitchell Boggs today from Triple-A Charlotte to make room for reliever Henry Rodriguez.

  • 27d
    Alden Gonzalez @Alden_Gonzalez

    Tonight's game has been postponed. Doubleheader tomorrow, starting at 4:10 p.m. CT. #Angels #WhiteSox

  • Abreu doesn't rule out HRD to AL captain Bautista

    MLB.com "Don't rule out Jose Abreu for the Gillette Home Run Derby just yet. The White Sox rookie slugger told American League Derby captain Jose Bautista to keep the lines of communication open as the Blue Jays' right fielder considers his options for the five-man squad. Abreu had said earlier in the..." June 30