Last Build Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2016 19:52:05 EDT
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:23:16 EDTLucas Giolito, MLBPipeline.com's No. 1 pitching prospect, is excited about what awaits after being traded from Washington to Chicago. "It's amazing to be coming over to the White Sox with a bunch of young talent," he said on Friday.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:50:19 EDTJose Abreu is as excited to have Yoan Moncada in Chicago as the euphoric White Sox fan base. "He is a very talented player. It will be an honor to work with, guide and support him," Abreu said of his Cuban teammate.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 11:11:45 EDTIf you were a fan of the White Sox -- or covered the White Sox or worked for the White Sox, for that matter -- it was dangerous to go to sleep during the final few days of baseball's Winter Meetings at the Gaylord Resort & Convention Center.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:00:16 EDTThe White Sox selected right-handed pitcher Dylan Covey from Oakland with the their 12th pick (ninth selection overall) in the Major League phase of Thursday's Rule 5 Draft that concluded baseball's Winter Meetings at the Gaylord Resort & Convention Center.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 09:05:24 EDTThe White Sox were the Winter Meetings' biggest winners but not the only ones. Here's the rest of our top five.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:03:05 EDTThose teams on the outside of the free-agent closer pursuit of Kenley Jansen, Aroldis Chapman and Mark Melancon quickly could turn to the White Sox, with potential interest in David Robertson.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:16:49 EDTThe 2016 Winter Meetings were a tale of two Sox: Red and White. Working from opposite ends of the talent acquisition spectrum, Boston and Chicago both found remarkable success.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:18:18 EDTWho do the White Sox have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Chicago's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 07:37:51 EDTIn a span of slightly more than 24 hours, the White Sox have pulled off a renovation that would make the producers of "Extreme Makeover" extremely jealous. The organization has added four players currently in the Top 40 among all prospects in the game, thanks to the Adam Eaton and Chris Sale deals, and now has six new members on its own Top 10 list.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 22:26:26 EDTIt didn't take long for Yoan Moncada -- the face of the White Sox future, acquired from Boston with three other prospects for Chris Sale on Tuesday -- to get in touch with Jose Abreu, the face of the White Sox present.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 20:50:12 EDTHere's a sentence White Sox fans have not heard in quite some time: Top 10 Minor League system. But that is the new reality for the franchise, according to MLBPipeline.com's Jonathan Mayo, after the White Sox acquired right-handed pitchers Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez and Dane Dunning from the Nationals for right fielder Adam Eaton on Wednesday.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 07:37:14 EDTWhite Sox general manager Rick Hahn is off to a great start. In trading Chris Sale and Adam Eaton, he has already acquired four of MLB's top 40 prospects in the entire game.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 21:00:56 EDTAt age 20, Michael Kopech is the complete Noah Syndergaard starter kit. He's a few inches shorter than his fellow Texan at 6-foot-3, but attacks hitters in similar fashion, with his long, blond hair flying in the wake of his delivery.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 19:09:44 EDTWhite Sox GM Rick Hahn is the prospect collector
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 12:42:25 EDTOn a wall in Rick Hahn's suburban Chicago home, in the bedroom of one of his two sons, resides a picture featuring his son with Chris Sale. It hangs next to a picture of his son with Mark Buehrle. So rebuilding a team certainly isn't earning Hahn major dad points.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 23:05:35 EDTThe White Sox rebuild began in a major way Tuesday afternoon when the team agreed to acquire infielder Yoan Moncada and right-handed pitcher Michael Kopech from Boston in a five-player trade sending Chris Sale to the Red Sox. Boston will also send outfielder Luis Alexander Basabe and right-handed pitcher Victor Diaz to the White Sox.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:39:37 EDTYoan Moncada became the first No. 1 overall prospect to be traded in at least 25 years. Here's a look at other elite prospects who have been traded and how those deals panned out.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:11:51 EDTRick Renteria knows about rebuilding. He was part of the Cubs' ongoing process, which eventually resulted in the 2016 World Series championship, when he managed one season on the North Side in '14. So Renteria is ready to work with young players in his first go at the White Sox helm, after serving as the team's bench coach under Robin Ventura in '16, but he also knows it takes a village to grow a consistent winner.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:45:50 EDTAfter hemming and hawing about the need to rebuild since Chris Sale's rookie season, the White Sox finally called in a wrecking ball on Tuesday. The deal, sending Sale to the Red Sox for Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech and two other prospects signals an overdue change in philosophy for the ownership group and front office, and it probably won't be the last trade that Rick Hahn and Ken Williams make at the Winter Meetings.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 11:18:12 EDTWhite Sox manager Rick Renteria answers questions at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 11:50:12 EDTChris Sale is gone, but he won't soon forget his seven seasons in Chicago. "I really appreciate the White Sox fans' support through the years and can't wait to come back to Chicago and see everyone," Sale wrote in a text to MLB.com on Tuesday after he was traded to Boston.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:48:16 EDTWhite Sox general manager Rick Hahn answers questions at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:38:53 EDTWere the Winter Meetings lobby a ticketed attraction (and maybe we shouldn't give people ideas here), then the Chris Sale trade that went down on Tuesday at the Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center would allow this year's event to qualify as money well spent. This is the kind of stuff we come for -- the big, bold splash involving a perennial All-Star and Cy Young Award candidate who is, ahem, changing Sox.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:02:30 EDTTo get five-time All-Star Chris Sale, the Red Sox had to seriously raid the prospect cupboard, dealing four of the organization's Top 30 to the White Sox.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:16:08 EDTWith the World Baseball Classic just a few months away, the rosters are beginning to take shape. More names surfaced Monday as the World Baseball Classic released an initial list of 30 players, spanning 16 countries, who are confirmed to be participating in this year's tournament.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 19:52:27 EDTBrett Lawrie and Avisail Garcia, two of the eight arbitration eligible players on the White Sox, settled with the club, according to MLB Network's Jon Heyman. The White Sox have yet to announce if any of the other six were non-tendered.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:57:16 EDTThe main issue Tyler Saladino had to deal with during the final week of November was getting stuck in a massive traffic jam, a seemingly common problem for any California native.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDTThe Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:33:57 EDTThe White Sox added organizational catching depth Monday, signing backstop Roberto Pena to a Minor League deal, according to SB Nation.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:56:17 EDT"Words can't express" how valuable the White Sox Amateur City Elite youth baseball program was to Devin Pickett, a former participant who has returned to the organization as a member of the front office.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:08:25 EDTTim Raines seems to be inching closer to Cooperstown. He is hoping his 10th and final year of eligibility for the Baseball Hall of Fame will lead to election.