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WHITE SOX RUMORS & GOSSIP

Stolen Base Legend Vince Coleman Having Little to No Impact with White Sox

When the Chicago White Sox added Vince Coleman to the coaching staff as a baserunning instructor it seemed to be one more new piece in a season of high expectations. Coleman was a six-time National League stolen base leader and topped the 100-mark in his first three seasons in the Majors from 1985-87. He finished with 752 steals during his 13-year career. The hiring addressed a glaring...
Via Sports Mockery
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Signs That the White Sox Are Turning Things Around

The White Sox have not had the greatest start to the season. They kicked things off by getting swept by the Royals. The lineup has been not been hitting and the rotation has been questionable. They have four wins and six losses, which is mediocre. However, certain trends following Royals series have pointed to things turning around. What things are working for the Sox right now...
Via Sports Mockery
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Abreu, LaRoche power White Sox to victory over Tigers

  Despite their early season struggles, the players who make up the middle of the Chicago White Sox batting order knew what they could do. They showed it on Saturday. Jose Abreu hit a grand slam, Adam LaRoche added a three-run homer and four RBIs, and the White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 12-3. Chicago, which set a season high for runs, scored 11 runs in the third and fourth innings...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jose Abreu Crushes A Grand Slam, White Sox Blow Out Tigers

The big bats came out Saturday afternoon for the Chicago White Sox against the Detroit Tigers. Prior to the game, the White Sox had only scored six or more runs once all season. They scored seven runs alone in the fourth inning off of the Tigers, leading to a 12-3 win. Adam LaRoche launched a three-run homer in the third inning off of Anibal Sanchez. In the fourth, slugger Jose...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game 2015.11: White Sox at Tigers

Was he safe? According to Dan & Jim, the tag was there ahead of Castellanos. According to the White Sox dugout coaches, they weren’t sure. Not before the time to appeal the play had expired and the call was finalized, anyway. But the White Sox internal replay system not moving quick enough is not the real issue, it’s that Ventura should have challenged the play no matter...
Via Tigers Weblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ventura’s No-Challenge Is Inexcusable

Robin Ventura was one of my favorite White Sox players growing up. When the Sox tagged him to become the manager I was both surprised but intrigued by the possibility. As such, I was willing to give him the benefit of the doubt at first. I was even willing to give him a pass for the last two years because he didn’t have much to work with. But as we enter year four of the Ventura...
Via Grab Some Bench
1 day ago  |  Discuss

While Kris Bryant Gets Promoted, Carlos Rodon Waits

As Kris Bryant heads to North Side of Chicago to make his debut, the lack of movement on the South Side has merited much less attention. Carlos Rodon remains a starting pitcher in Charlotte as the White Sox use two currently inferior pitchers in the rotation. Much of the same arguments for keeping Kris Bryant […]
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: White Sox head to Motown

The White Sox road trip continues with a three game weekend series in Detroit against the red hot Tigers. Detroit comes in with the best record in baseball at 8-1 through their first nine games. They won their first six games of the year and are a perfect 3-0 at home so far. Meanwhile the Sox come in at 3-5 after splitting the two game set in Cleveland. Sox vs. Tigers: By the Numbers...
Via Grab Some Bench
2 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox send Petricka to Triple-A on rehab assignment

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have sent right-hander Jake Petricka to Triple-A Charlotte on an injury rehabilitation assignment. Petricka was limited to five appearances in spring training because of a strained right forearm and opened the season on the disabled list. He led major league rookies with 14 saves while going 1-6 with a 2.96 ERA in 67 appearances last season. The...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New-Look Bullpen Starting To Make A Statement

While Jeff Samardzija and Chris Sale’s efforts were the headliners as the White Sox picked up their first two wins of the 2015 season over the weekend, they were not able to get it done alone. Given their first two chances to win games since Spring Training, the bullpen came on and slammed the door shut in support of the starters. On both days it was Zach Duke in the eighth and...
Via Grab Some Bench
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Windows black screen of death hits AAA affiliate of the White Sox' billboard

Here's something you don't see every day. The Windows black screen of death knocking out Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox Charlotte Knights' billboard. [Matt Murphy bwo Zach Woosley]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: season far from over

Four games does not a season make. For any other situation, this statement would be unnecessary to make given the obvious idea it conveys. But this is the Chicago White Sox. Rationality need not apply. In all fairness, nobody enjoys seeing their team go through an 0-4 start to a season that holds such high expectations given the acquisitions made and the amount of money spent in...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: A Swing and a Miss

Before the season started, the Chicago White Sox acquired Jeff Samardzija and David Robertson to solidify their bullpen and rotation. When you look at the rotation for the White Sox, even though they are missing Chris Sale you would think it would be league average. Pitching and hitting has been the biggest issue for the... The post Chicago White Sox: A Swing and a Miss appeared...
Via The Garbage Time
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: White Sox’s Adam Eaton makes opening bid for catch of the year

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of MLB’s opening week and make grand declarations that completely lack perspective. But the diving catch Adam Eaton made in Thursday’s game between the White Sox and Royals has a damn good chance of being viewed as the best catch of the 2015 season. Yes, the season is only five days old. But are we going to see a better catch over...
Via The Outside Corner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Eaton’s Diving Catch Should Make Every Highlight Reel Of The Week

Your browser does not support iframes. On Thursday, White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton made this fantastic diving catch in the fifth inning of the Sox’s game against the Kansas City Royals. In addition to making the leaping grab, Eaton ensured that Royals didn’t score in the inning. Unfortunately for Eaton, the Sox would go on Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: Rough Opening Day

After a compelling offseason for the Chicago White Sox, expectations were high and fans could not wait to get to opening day. Those feelings were soon put to bed after the White Sox opened with a dud against the Kansas City Royals. The Royals beat the Sox 10-1, and besides a Jose Abreu homer in the seventh inning, nothing went right. Jeff Samardzija The biggest disappointment of...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Phillies pitcher/first baseman/designated hitter Joe Savery announces retirement

"Joe-savery-milb" by Sliver7 - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joe-savery-milb.jpg#/media/File:Joe-savery-milb.jpg One of the draft picks tabbed a "failure" for former Phillies assistant general manager Marti Wolever, who was recently dismissed from his position after many years, was 2007 first round pick Joe Savery. Out...
Via Philliedelphia
11 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox, Cubs announcers eager for prospect of calling meaningful games

An excerpt from my Tribune column: ******* Steve Stone laughed and then repeated the question. “Is it easier to do a baseball broadcast when the team you’re covering is doing well?” said the White Sox TV analyst. “I will say this. It is a lot easier for my partner.” News flash: As the Sox go, so goes Ken Harrelson’s mood. Stone is looking forward to a year in which...
Via Sherman Report
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox to Offer Flavored Bacon Flight at U.S. Cellular Field Concessions

For the last few seasons the concessions stands at ballparks across the country have been in an unofficial contest of sorts to see who can come up with the most delicious yet horrible offerings at concession stands. As delectable as they appear to be they are oh so bad for us. I'm talking about monster chili dogs, nine-patty cheeseburgers, fried nachos on a stick--the list could...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The White Sox are catching up

Since winning the World Series in 2005, the Chicago White Sox have only managed one playoff appearance and just four seasons over .500 in the past nine seasons. But if there’s one thing that’s been made apparent in the months leading up to the 2015 Major League Baseball season, it’s this: the White Sox are knocking on the AL Central’s door, and they’ve got plenty to...
Via The Sports Post
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: take a flyer on Rafael Soriano

In what has been one of the most anxiety inducing offseasons for Chicago White Sox fans in recent history, spring training is finally coming to an end with the season starting in just over a week. The time is now to find out if the Rick Hahn renaissance movement is for real as the division is ripe for the taking. On paper, the Sox should be ready to make this October a memorable...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dear White Sox: stop it

I like what the Chicago White Sox did this winter. They’re going to be a pretty entertaining team to watch. However, this is terrible. Coming soon to a ballpark near you: pic.twitter.com/bQQkNPV1ND — Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) March 27, 2015 If you have no idea what that tweet is talking about, consider yourself lucky. Also, prepare to hate TOC for the rest of your life...
Via The Outside Corner
23 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Add Adam Eaton to Long-Term Plan

When the White Sox signed Adam Eaton to a five-year, $23.5 extension over the weekend, the move in and of itself, wasn’t huge news. It wasn’t huge money, and Eaton isn’t a huge player, literally or figuratively. But the move wasn’t just about Eaton, necessarily, rather it was part of a bigger plan. Take it […]
Via Fangraphs
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Sale out three weeks with foot injury

Man, baseball players can be clumsy.   Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale became the latest ballplayer to go down with an odd injury, as the White Sox announced he’ll miss three weeks with a broken foot. Sale apparently suffered the injury at home. It’s unclear what exactly Sale did to injure himself, but general manager Rick Hahn did give this (perhaps tongue-in-cheek?)...
Via NESN.com
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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