Found November 30, 2011 on
Is it Kenny Williams' fault the White Sox farm system has struggled? Can Adam Dunn bounce back from a subpar season? Beat reporter Scott Merkin peers into his Inbox to answer fans' questions.
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With the current compensation rules around for one more year, the White Sox are trying to pick up a draft pick as they offered Mark Buehrle arbitration. Buehrle is a Type B free agent so the White Sox will get a sandwich pick out of the deal if he goes somewhere else. A pretty good [...]
Sign Mark BuehrleBuehrle has started at least thirty games and tossed at least 201 IP in each of the last eleven seasons, and his ERA and FIP have been below-average exactly once in his career, way back in 2006. While he may not represent the "1B" to Sabathia's "1A" that many Yankees fans are clamoring for, such a pitcher does not exist on the market (and...
While Chicago White Sox general manager Ken Williams has been leaving his off season plans quiet, new manager Robin Ventura let the cat out of the bag when it comes to starting pitcher John Danks. From his comments today it sounds like Ventura doesn’t plan on having him or Gavin Floyd on the mound in 2012.
“Obviously, I would love to hand the ball to John Danks 30-plus times...
There you go. Not much to add here to this nice little photo of the new Miami Marlins manager giving his beloved dog, an English Bulldog named DL (who was given that name because he’s lazy, apparently), a kiss on the cover of ESPN The Magazine, other than that I am relieved that’s DL’s tongue, [...]
The Red Sox could add some front-end quality to the back end of their rotation in 2012. It appears that the Sox are interested in Mark Buehrle. The Sox are one of a number of teams pursuing the left-hander, according to Fox Sports' Jon Morosi. Morosi reports that the Angels, Nationals, Rangers, Yankees and Marlins are also interested in the free-agent hurler. Buehrle, a Type...
The Tribune's Mark Gonzales answers questions about the intentions of White Sox general manager Ken Williams, the future of Mark Buehrle and John Danks, Robin Ventura's managing style and how much authority should managers delegate to their coaches.The Tribune's Mark Gonzales answers your questions.
The White Sox held a forum at U.S. Cellular Field in November to acknowledge the impact Hall of Fame hopefully Minnie Minoso had on the organization and the baseball world.
Ozzie Guillen is photographed getting licked on the mouth by his bulldog "DH" in a recently published issue of ESPN The Magazine.
The Chicago White Sox have named Marco Paddy special assistant to general manager Ken Williams in charge of international operations. Paddy spent the last five seasons as director of Latin America operations with the Toronto Blue Jays and will now direct the White Sox's Latin American scouting efforts with an emphasis on international signings.
The White Sox have been looking to trade Matt Thornton since July and are still trying to move him, according to ESPN.com's Buster Olney (on Twitter). Before the 2011 season, the White Sox signed the left-hander to a two-year, $12MM extension that covers the 2012-13 seasons and includes a club option for 2014.
The 35-year-old posted a 3.32 ERA with 9.5 K/9, 3.2 BB/9, 0.45...
New Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura believes the direction of his roster will take shape in the next two weeks.
The Chicago White Sox's 2012 spring training schedule is nearly complete.
To trade or not to trade? That important question will face Ken Williams at baseball's annual Winter Meetings, beginning Monday at Dallas' Hilton Anatole.
There's been a strong belief that the Chicago White Sox's poor starts during the regular season have stemmed from sluggish spring training records.
In an effort to improve their lagging influence in Latin America, the Chicago White Sox announced the hiring of Marco Paddy as an assistant to the general manager - international operations.