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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:17:43 EDTChris Getz knows the White Sox. He was selected by the team in the fourth round of the 2005 Draft out of the University of Michigan. The second baseman started for the White Sox in '09, hitting .261 with two home runs, 31 RBIs and 25 stolen bases, before being traded to the Royals. And as of Friday, Getz officially will be lending his expertise to the White Sox again as the organization's new director of player development.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:15:26 EDTOver the course of three days in 2016, Matt Davidson lived a snapshot of the highs and lows of a Major League career -- the long-awaited return to The Show, his first hit with a new club and a season-ending injury.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 18:55:52 EDTThe White Sox announced changes to their coaching staff on Friday. Joe McEwing was named the bench coach as part of manager Rick Renteria's first White Sox support crew.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 15:58:44 EDTAdam Eaton and Chris Sale are vying for top honors in the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards. Vote to help the White Sox win big.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:16:05 EDTWhite Sox senior vice president and general manager Rick Hahn moved between two back fields at Camelback Ranch on Wednesday morning, watching his organization's future in action during the final days of instructional league.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 23:15:44 EDTThe spotlight may shine on the Arizona Fall League more than ever in the prospect circuit's 25th season. Usually packed with phenoms, the league has even more blue-chip prospects than usual. And, as you may have heard, a certain Heisman Trophy winner will take the next step in his baseball development with the Scottsdale Scorpions.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:30:35 EDTOutfielder Jason Coats worked through 50 at-bats in 2016 during his Major League debut with the White Sox. Jordan Stephens has not yet reached that lofty big league level. But based on the work from the Stephens this past year, he might not be too far away from traveling the same path as Coats. Stephens and Coats were named White Sox Pitcher and Player Prospect of the Year according to MLBPipeline.com.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 17:55:59 EDTThe phrase "mired in mediocrity" was used by White Sox general manager Rick Hahn to describe his team's standing as the end of the 2016 season approached. But this past campaign was a bit different than the last three, in which the White Sox finished under .500 and out of playoff contention by the time September began.
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, 6 Oct 2016 14:21:54 EDTThe White Sox 2016 Draft looks promising, and many of those picks are getting extra work during instructional league. Of the 47 players on the White Sox instructional league roster, 21 were drafted in June.
Tue, 4 Oct 2016 02:35:35 EDTThe words "bittersweet excitement" accurately described the feeling of Monday's news conference at U.S. Cellular Field to announce Rick Renteria as the 40th manager in White Sox history.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 17:58:57 EDTDuring the final month of the 2016 season, White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said the organization's direction would become obvious from its first couple of offseason moves.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 18:08:33 EDTRick Renteria follows the distant footsteps left by Johnny Evers. That he will become only the second man to manage on both sides of Chicago will either grow into a major storyline over the years or be reduced to a footnote, and like all managers Renteria can only do his part. His success or failure will largely depend on if he's given a deeper roster than Robin Ventura had in his five seasons on the job.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:48:14 EDTTo rebuild or not to rebuild? That is the question. If this opening line sounds familiar, it's because this exact topic has been tossed around for most of the second half of the season since the White Sox fell out of contention shortly after the All-Star break.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 18:03:21 EDTRobin Ventura sat down in the U.S. Cellular Field Conference and Learning Center Sunday evening following a 6-3 White Sox loss to complete the 2016 season and made official what had been speculated upon for at least the past few weeks.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 10:41:41 EDTThe 2016 White Sox season had just come to a close when Chris Sale, the starting and losing pitcher in Chicago's 6-3 loss Sunday, was already thinking about the 2017 campaign and team improvement. One change already began to take place Sunday, when Robin Ventura announced his five-year tenure as manager had come to a close. While the team never reached the playoffs under Ventura, the players had nothing but support for their leader.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:27:57 EDTJose Abreu is the White Sox candidate for the Aaron Award, given to the top offensive player in each league. Voting ends Oct. 14. Cast your ballot now.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 14:22:08 EDTThe National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced Monday that 10 individuals have been named to the Today's Game Era ballot, to be voted on during the Winter Meetings in December.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 20:48:31 EDTChris Sale's final pitch of an All-Star 2016 season was a slider that caught Miguel Sano looking in the fifth inning of a 6-3 Minnesota victory over the White Sox Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field. Whether that pitch will be Sale's last as part of the White Sox remains to be seen.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 23:39:19 EDTThe White Sox drafted Hector Santiago in 2006 and developed him as a starter, closer and everything in between. The left-hander has shown his gratitude by beating the White Sox yet again on Saturday night at U.S. Cellular Field, as Santiago pushed the Twins to a 6-0 victory.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 19:30:50 EDTBrad Goldberg, 26, ended a successful 2016 campaign and began an eventful offseason by saving victories against Great Britain and Brazil. Goldberg's performance in the World Baseball Classic Qualifiers followed a 2.70 ERA posted over 47 games between Triple-A Charlotte and Double-A Birmingham, with 10 saves and 51 strikeouts over 56 2/3 innings.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 01:05:47 EDTWhite Sox manager Robin Ventura said Carlos Rodon was at his absolute best when the southpaw threw eight scoreless innings and struck out 11 when beating the American League Central champion Indians in Cleveland on Sunday. "I would say the first seven hitters were better than that," said a smiling Ventura after the White Sox claimed a 7-3 win over the Twins behind Rodon Friday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 01:35:11 EDTCarlos Rodon appeared to find the strikeout pitch in finishing up this 2016 season. After going the entire year without reaching double-digits in a start, Rodon matched a career-high by striking out 11 over eight innings last Sunday in Cleveland and fanned 10 in six innings during a 7-3 victory over the Twins Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Rodon allowed two earned runs over his last 14 innings pitched.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:13:02 EDTThose viewers or fans paying close attention to the Rays' 5-3 victory over the White Sox Thursday night might have seen Todd Frazier tip his helmet after Chris Archer struck out him out in the second and the seventh.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:49:57 EDTTyler Saladino stood up and moved around Friday with relatively little pain, which doesn't seem like much of an accomplishment for an individual who has played so well for the White Sox this season across the infield and most recently at second base. In comparison to how Saladino's balky back felt last weekend in Cleveland, those little movements stand as a huge improvement.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:41:39 EDTChris Archer entered and exited Thursday night's series finale against the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field with the same 19 losses, as the Rays salvaged the final of four games in Chicago with a 5-3 victory.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:45:17 EDTWhite Sox ace Chris Sale will make the start Sunday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field in the season finale against the Twins, as announced by manager Robin Ventura Thursday.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:25:42 EDTNumerous names already have been thrown around in regard to potential White Sox starting catching candidates for 2017.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:50:49 EDTNeither rain nor more rain again could keep Miguel Gonzalez from his appointed rounds during a 1-0 White Sox victory over the Rays on Wednesday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:30:45 EDTTodd Frazier made no secret of the fact that a 40-home run season meant a great deal to him during his first year playing on Chicago's South Side.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:43:27 EDTChris Sale matched his single-season career-high by picking up victory No. 17 Tuesday night during a 13-6 White Sox win over the Rays at U.S. Cellular Field. It marked the White Sox fourth straight win and kept that outside hope of reaching .500 alive at 76-81.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:24:12 EDTIf Chris Sale's final 2017 start came Tuesday night at U.S. Cellular Field, then the American League Cy Young candidate went out in style during a 13-6 victory over the Rays.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:30:21 EDTJacob Turner has a pretty easy and extraordinarily complimentary way to describe the baseball presence that was Jose Fernandez, his rotation mate with the Marlins in 2013 and teammate for part of '14, who tragically passed away Sunday morning in a boating accident.