WHITE SOX RUMORS & GOSSIP

Defining success: The prospects

The White Sox are in a situation recent memory is unfamiliar with as they enter the 2017 season devoid of hopes for contention. Because of this, it would be foolish to judge the successes or failures of the team based solely on wins and losses, but instead look at individual growth of certain players, trade value increasing or decreasing, or players cementing themselves as having...
Via BP South Side
1 hour ago

White Sox unveil new Craft Beer bar at Guaranteed Rate Field

The Chicago White Sox will open up the 2017 MLB season at Guaranteed Rate field this Sunday, as they play their first game at the newly-named ballpark. On Wednesday, the team gave fans the first look at a new addition to the ballpark that will have beer lovers drooling. The White Sox unveiled a new bar in the ballpark that is dedicated to craft beer. The bar is titled "Craft...
Via ChiCitySports.com
7 hours ago

Abreu hits one of 4 White Sox HRs in tie

Eight home runs were hit at Camelback Ranch on Wednesday, as the Padres and White Sox played to a 9-9 tie.
Via WhiteSox.com
11 hours ago

Burdi appreciates Spring Training experience

Zack Burdi had the baseball present meet the past during his appearance against the Royals on Tuesday.
Via WhiteSox.com
13 hours ago

Moncada, Quintana have award potential in '17

Yoan Moncada will vie for the American League Rookie of the Year Award in 2017.
Via WhiteSox.com
13 hours ago

Chicago White Sox expand concessions menu

With Opening Day fastly approaching, the Chicago White Sox showed off their new concession items for the 2017 season. FOOD A show (and heart) stopper is the new 16" Brisket Mac and Grilled Cheese. Long grilled cheese sandwiches are popular in Chicago bars The Scout and Pony Inn. This offering takes it to a whole new level combining 12-hour smoked brisket and house-made...
Via South Side Sox
14 hours ago

Chicago White Sox: Three Areas Tim Anderson Needs to Improve in 2017

Via FOX Sports
15 hours ago

Pitch data backs Zack Burdi’s heat

White Sox pitchers haven’t thrown triple-digit heat in years, but that should change shortly In 2016, six different White Sox pitchers threw at least one pitch at least 98 mph. Nate Jones hit 98 or better with 97 of his fastballs, which was more than twice as many as Tommy Kahnle threw (48). Carlos Rodon was a distant third with 27, and Chris Sale was an even further fourth ...
Via South Side Sox
20 hours ago

South Side Spring Training 4: Appreciating Jose Quintana While He’s Still Here

1. Jose Quintana threw for the final time this spring on Tuesday, tossing 48 pitching against Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguers. The next time he throws the ball in a competitive setting will be Monday at U.S. Cellular Field against the Detroit Tigers in the White Sox season opener. It’s going to be easy to get wrapped up in the trade rumors that will only get louder once the season...
Via BP South Side
1 day ago

Chicago White Sox: Trading Peter Bourjos Was Smart

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Jacob May looks to be the White Sox starter in CF

With the trading of Peter Bourjos to the Rays, it appears that Jacob May will be the White Sox starting centerfielder when they open the season next Monday.  While there has been no official word on the matter yet, it seems like we are just waiting for the formal announcement. May comes into the season at number 18 on the Sox prospects list according to MLB.com.  The 25-year...
Via ChiCitySports.com
1 day ago

Rays bolster depth, acquire OF Peter Bourjos from White Sox

Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

White Sox begin rebuilding after trading Sale, Eaton

Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

White Sox appear to have made a decision about center field

To say Monday’s night’s news that the White Sox are shipping Peter Bourjos to Tampa Bay in exchange for cash considerations sent shockwaves through the White Sox little corner of the internet would be … well, I’m not going to lie it’d be a pretty big overstatement. But the White Sox decision to send away a player many had pegged to start in center field on Opening Day did...
Via BP South Side
2 days ago

White Sox Hope to Hit It Big with Tim Anderson Contract

Tim Anderson and the Chicago White Sox have agreed to an extension that will pay the young shortstop $25 million over six years and which includes two team options that could double the amount of the contract. The deal is both big and small. It’s the largest contract ever given to an MLB player with less than a year of service time. So that’s significant. On the other hand, the...
Via Fangraphs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: White Sox continue to work on Jose Quintana trade

The Chicago White Sox seem determined to get a Jose Quintana trade done before the start of the season.Jim Bowden of ESPN reports on Wednesday that the White Sox continue to work on moving the All-Star left-hander and could have a deal done before Opening Day with the Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves being mentioned as the likeliest possibilities. The White Sox have been dangling...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox lefty Rodon solid in first start against Angels

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Carlos Rodon finally got on the field Sunday, and the Chicago White Sox left-hander already seems in solid form. Rodon tossed four scoreless innings in his first Cactus League start, striking out five while the White Sox beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-2. Chicago held Rodon out of its first 21 spring training games, bringing him along slowly to keep him fresh...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox P Michael Kopech aiming for 107 mph with fastball

Chicks may dig the long ball, but that is so 1998. (Unless you’re adding new-fangled terms like exit velocity and launch angle.) Nowadays, more baseball fans — regardless of gender — are fascinated by rocket-launcher fastballs. People dig triple-digits on the radar gun.Lighting up radar guns and scoreboards with numbers never seen before has made Chicago White Sox pitcher Michael...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Can White Sox’s Michael Kopech throw 107+ mph?

One of the top prospects the Red Sox had to give up to acquire Chris Sale was Michael Kopech, who is known for lighting up radar guns. He hit 105 mph in a minor league game last year that was played in Salem, Va., one of the fastest pitches ever recorded. So it’s clear that the guy can throw some serious gas. And apparently, 105 isn’t even his ceiling. Kopech’s personal trainer...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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