WHITE SOX RUMORS & GOSSIP

A rookie in '16, Anderson quickly could be White Sox veteran

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Tim Anderson has played just 99 games in the major leagues. Yet the Chicago White Sox shortstop already has made an impact on a rebuilding team. ''It's exciting,'' Anderson said about the youth movement. ''We've got a chance to do something very special.'' The 23-year-old shortstop, selected 17th overall in the 2013 amateur draft, was promoted in June after...
Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Quintana eager to face USA, teammates in Classic

Colombia's starting pitcher against Team USA on March 10 during Miami's first-round pool play of the 2017 World Baseball Classic will look very familiar to White Sox fans. "Yeah, it's really exciting. I'm happy to be part of this tournament the first time for Colombia," said White Sox ace Jose Quintana, who will get the call for Colombia, as he should on April 3 at home against the...
Via WhiteSox.com
9 hours ago

At 38, Jimmy Rollins determined to make the Giants: 'I don't have a Plan B'

Jimmy Rollins hopes to make "forever" last at least one more season.                

Fulmer gets nod to start Cactus League opener

Carson Fulmer gets the honor of starting the White Sox Cactus League opener Saturday afternoon against the Dodgers, with a first pitch scheduled for 1:05 MST at Camelback Ranch. Clayton Kershaw gets the call for the Dodgers.
Via WhiteSox.com
13 hours ago

Frazier rewarded for design work on Glove Day

Todd Frazier has two All-Star appearances, a home run derby title and 40 home runs in a season highlighting his impressive Major League Baseball resume. The phrase glove designer can be added to that list as well.
Via WhiteSox.com
14 hours ago

The White Sox Will Rotate Designated Hitters For Now….

Despite the fact that the Chicago White Sox are officially in rebuilding mode, and despite the fact that more trades are sure to come as part of this process, one thing has been established as the team gets ready for Spring Training exhibition games…. The team will rotate designated hitters in the lineup this season. Rick Renteria made that official during the teams workouts in...
Via The Sports Journal
18 hours ago

White Sox to retire Mark Buehrle’s number

The White Sox announced today that they will retire Mark Buehrle’s number 56 before the game on June 24th this season.  Buehrle will become the 11th White Sox player to have his number retired by the club. Buehrle was always a fan favorite on the south side and along with Paul Konerko, were the core of the team throughout the first decade of the 2000’s, one of the most successful...
Via ChiCitySports.com
1 day ago

White Sox to retire pitcher Mark Buehrle's number

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox plan to retire No. 56, the uniform worn by former ace Mark Buehrle. The White Sox say they will honor the four-time All-Star and 2005 championship team member before the game against Oakland on June 24. He will become the 12th player to have his number retired by the White Sox, including former teammate Paul Konerko and Hall of Famer Frank Thomas...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The road ahead for the top White Sox pitching prospects

Carson Fulmer, Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo Lopez all have reasons to start 2017 in Charlotte, and optimism thereafter If you don’t remember the specifics from the service-time game from Carlos Rodon and Kris Bryant and others, the baseball season is 183 service days long, but a player only needs 172 for a full year of service time. For players with clean slates, teams tend to wait...
Via South Side Sox
1 day ago

Shields still going, hits re-set button for White Sox

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) No one in Chicago White Sox camp is happier for a new season than James Shields. The right-hander, brought in to bolster a pitching staff on a team expected to contend last season, saw his fortunes fall with the team's place in the standings. Now, with a team rebuilding, he's in a more familiar role as mentor. ''You're always learning, no matter how many...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Depth still matters for teams like the White Sox

The reasons why the White Sox found themselves in a position where contention no longer seemed palpable are aplenty. In order for a team to get to a point where selling off their two best players for prospects and pushing their competitive window back several years seems like the best course of action, plenty of poor decisions need to be made. The White Sox did plenty to put themselves...
Via BP South Side
2 days ago

WATCH: Todd Frazier on MLB Network's "Intentional Talk"

Courtesy: MLB Network
Via Rutgers Scarlet Knights
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoan Moncada’s toddler son already a bat-flipping prodigy (vid)

Yoan Moncada may be the top prospect in the Chicago White Sox organization, but when it comes to bat-flipping prowess? There’s no chance of Moncada holding a candle to his son’s serious bat-flip skills. The craziest part? Young Robinson Moncado is all of two-and-a-half years old. Robinson, who already has his own social media presence — what a world — had footage of his first...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Rollins: White Sox clubhouse was in ‘disarray’ after LaRoche drama

The Chicago White Sox were doomed before the 2016 season even began, and one veteran who played for the team last season says things began to unravel immediately after Adam LaRoche retired.If you remember, LaRoche abruptly walked away from baseball in March after White Sox vice president Ken Williams told him he could no longer bring his son Drake around the clubhouse as much. According...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why MLB's instant replay, and not the intentional walk, should be altered

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has lived a pretty charmed life as commish since taking over before the 2015 season; the steroid boom that occurred during the Bud Selig regime has largely been dealt with, there was a smooth and quiet negotiation of a new collective bargaining agreement, the Cubs' curse-breaking run led to the Series' highest average ratings in 12...
Via The Sports Quotient
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers are not ‘making a renewed push’ for Jose Quintana

While the Texas Rangers may well be looking to upgrade their pitching, it does not appear as though a trade with the Chicago White Sox for Jose Quintana is in the cards.Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reported that “it does not appear they are making a renewed push to land him (Quintana), despite a Wednesday afternoon report to the contrary.”This flies in the face of a...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Conflicting reports on Texas Rangers interest in Jose Quintana

UPDATE 4:18 p.m. PT: Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News reports the Texas Rangers are not making a 'renewed push' for Jose Quintana. +++According to USA Today Sports’ Bob Nightengale, the Texas Rangers have “suddenly increased their pursuit” of  Chicago White Sox left-handed pitcher Jose Quintana.Before Rangers fans start designing personalized jerseys, Nightengale stresses...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Justin Morneau, Twins have mutual interest in return

Could Justin Morneau and the Minnesota Twins end up reunited? It appears the possibility is in the cards.The Pioneer Press’ Mike Berardino reported on Sunday that there is mutual interest between the Twins and Morneau, who is a free agent.Morneau turns 36 in May and is unsigned, but could provide a left-handed bat and designated hitter for interested teams. He’s preparing for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Thomas blasts HOF candidates for taking PEDs

Former MLB slugger Frank Thomas, a Hall of Famer himself, isn’t excited about welcoming in players who are suspected of having used PEDs during their careers.A longtime critic of performance enhancing drugs in the sport of baseball, The Big Hurt made his feelings about the Hall of Fame accepting such players known during the Chicago White Sox’s fan convention this weekend....
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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