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Grab Some Bench:
Alejandro De Aza
Chicago White Sox
Tampa Bay Rays
The White Sox took one on the chin tonight, but not before making things interesting. Down 8-1, the Sox scored two runs in the top of the ninth and had the bases loaded when Alejandro De Aza grounded out to end the ball game.
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The much awaited debut of Josh Phegley occurred tonight, as Sox fans have been clamoring for the AAA All-Star catcher for about two months or so.
After a rough first at-bat in which he struck out on three pitches and chased a curveball in the dirt, Phegley was productive. He got his first career hit and RBI in the fifth inning when he singled to the right side and drove in Gordon Beckham, and he also smoked a ball to center field for a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning. On the day, Phegley was 1-for-3 with two RBI and two strikeouts.
Phegley’s production is obviously a good thing, but it’s just good to get some new blood injected into this White Sox lineup. Phegley had a nice day, and Blak...
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Finally, with the 2013 White Sox hitting new lows seemingly every day, we're seeing the first moves of the transition into the fire sale be made.
Recently, the team announced they'd seen enough of Brian Omogrosso, as they sent him down for highly-touted prospect Simon Castro.
And on Wednesday, news broke that Jesse Crain and Paul Konerko were headed to the...
THE WHITE SOX WIN A SERIES!!!! I take it back let’s be buyers at the deadline.
Ok that’s not right but hey 2 of 3 versus Baltimore is nice anyways.
Adam Dunn increased his potential trade value with a strong June and a walk off today, enjoy Hawk losing his mind.
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The Chicago White Sox optioned outfielder Jordan Danks to Triple-A Charlotte following Thursday's 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
A corresponding roster move is expected before Friday night's game at Tampa Bay.
Danks hit .135 in 32 games over two stints with the team. He was in nine games early in the year and then 23 more after being recalled June 2. During his second...
As announced by the Major League Baseball on Saturday evening, starter Chris Sale and reliever Jesse Crain are the Chicago White Sox' representatives for the 2013 MLB All-Star Game. The game will be held in Queens, NY in the Mets' Citi Field on Tuesday, July 16th.
Unfortunately, Jesse Crain will not be able to pitch for the American League All Star team as...
As long as things continue to go well, the Chicago White Sox could have Jake Peavy back shortly after the All-Star break. The veteran right hander is recovering from a rib fracture. He will continue to test himself with bullpen sessions and a possible rehab assignment before teams break for All-Star festivities.
Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune says Peavy will throw...
The loss of White Sox right-hander Jesse Crain to a shoulder strain was widely perceived as a blow to the bullpen market -- and it was.
Crain, though, was hardly the only quality reliever available. Bullpen arms are always in plentiful supply before the July 31 non-waiver deadline, and this season is no different.
For the sake of organization, I'll list them according to their...
After a hiatus, the FanGraphs Prospect Stock Watch is back and I want to thank everyone who asked about its whereabouts and expressed an interest in seeing it return. Your wish is my command…
Josh Phegley, C, Chicago White Sox
The Chicago White Sox dumped light-hitting, veteran backup catcher Humberto Quintero on Thursday. In his place, the organization promoted rookie backstop...
Adam Dunn hit a one-out home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off Tommy Hunter to give the Chicago White Sox a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.
Chicago starter Jose Quintana had a career-high 11 strikeouts and reliever Addison Reed (2-0) got the victory.
Dunn homered to left off Hunter (3-2) to end the game.
Quintana went a seventh straight game without...
From the Orioles...
Major League Baseball and the Orioles today announced that the start time for the Saturday, September 7 game against the Chicago White Sox at Oriole Park has been moved from 7:05 p.m. to 1:05 p.m. The change in time is due to the selection of the game for exclusive television broadcast by FOX.
Eutaw Street gates will open at 11:00 a.m., with the...
As Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale makes the All-Star team, teammate Jesse Crain was selected too, you have to wonder if win-loss records for a pitcher are still relevant. It’s kind of a really dumb stat. I know it was gospel for the longest time, and 300 wins is this gold standard for pitchers to reach Cooperstown, but that doesn’t matter as much anymore.
No one in MLB...
The Chicago White Sox's season has been filled with its share of disappointment, sparking discussions they may be looking to revamp the roster.
If Adam Dunn is a player being shopped, he's sure increasing his value.
He'll look to stay hot and help Chicago make it five straight road wins against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.
The White Sox (34-48) are in last place...
Even though it was an afternoon game, Adam Dunn gave White Sox fans some fireworks on the Fourth of July.
Dunn hit a walk-off home run with the score tied 2-2 in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Sox a home series victory over a very good Baltimore Orioles squad. It’s the first time the Sox won a series at home since sweeping the Miami Marlins in late May.
On Saturday afternoon, I tweeted that a "#futureheadline" would be "Sale pitches well, but moves to 5-8." And I was right.
The newly announced 2013 AL All Star, Chris Sale saw his ERA actually dip from 2.79 to 2.78 after Saturday night's outing, but his seven innings of three run ball was nowhere near good enough. Not for this team, at least.
The White Sox will hit the road this weekend after a 3-6 homestand that included a five game losing streak and a sweep at the hands of the Indians. The Sox will head to Tampa to take on the Rays in the first series of a lengthy homestand for Tampa. The two teams split a four game series in Chicago earlier in the season.
The series kicks off...