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Paul Konerko will begin a rehab assignment at Double-A Birmingham on Thursday.
A lower back strain forced the veteran first basemen to the disabled list at the beginning of the month.
If all goes well for Konerko he could be activated on July 22. On the season Konerko was hitting .249/.314/.368 with 7 home runs and 30 RBI in 67 games.
The White Sox have already traded reliever Matt Thornton and have previously indicated that everyone but Konerko is available via trade.
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Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko says that he has already had his All-Star break, so the next four days are work days. MLB.com's Scott Merkin reports that Konerko will use the break to prepare for his Minor League rehab assignment scheduled for Thursday, July 18.
Konerko will join the Double-A Birmingham Barons Thursday for a four-game series that will take him...
Chicago White Sox continued their offensive woes while scoring only four runs in a three-game set against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Josh Phegley was called up from Triple-A Charlotte to help bolster the struggling Sox offense. Phegley drove in three of the White Sox four runs during the Tampa Bay series including a solo home run on Sunday which was the Sox lone run.
Can Josh Phegley...
After yesterday’s afternoon loss in Philadelphia, the White Sox made a small roster move, optioning relief pitcher Simon Castro to AAA Charlotte. With the team’s next game not coming until Friday because of the All-Star break, the Sox have a couple of days to announce a corresponding move.
Castro, who had recently been converted to a reliever before being called up...
The Chicago White Sox held second baseman Gordon Beckham out
of yesterday’s first-half finale against the Philadelphia Phillies. After
Beckham suffered a left thigh bruise during the second game of Saturday’s
double-header versus the Phillies, manager Robin Ventura told reporters – including
Scott Merkin of MLB.com – that there was little chance the second baseman would...
The Chicago White Sox lost catcher Josh Phegley during
yesterday’s contest against the Philadelphia Phillies after he took a foul ball
from Kevin Frandsen off his right index finger. While X-rays came back
negative, manager Robin Ventura told Scott Merkin of MLB.com that the injury “didn’t
After taking the foul ball off his hand, Phegley shook his...
The Chicago White Sox are heading into the All-Star Break with their worst record since 1989. The team has been tough to watch, and the next four days off gives the players and fans time to forget about the first half.
The most important days for the White Sox will be the few weeks that end July, as the non-waiver trade deadline approaches. Reliever Matt Thornton was traded to Boston...
Following one rehab start for the Double-A Birmingham Barons, Chicago White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy is preparing to return the Sox next weekend, says MLB.com's Scott Merkin. Peavy threw 90 pitches over five innings on Sunday. He reported no issues with the rib that is healing from a fracture, and he appears ready to return when the White Sox host the Atlanta Braves coming out...
Game one was cancelled Friday night due to rain and moved to Saturday, turning a double play of sorts.
*White Sox - 5, Phillies – 4
Pitching Staff – John Danks, Matt Lindstrom, Donnie Veal, Nate Jones, Ramon Troncoso, Addison Reed
Playing Staff – De Aza, Ramirez, Rios, Dunn, Viciedo, Gillaspie, Morel, Wells, Tekotte, Phegley, Beckham, Keppinger...
Alex Rios has been subject to trade rumors for the past month and it appears those rumors will not be slowing down any time soon. While we know that the Giants, Rangers and Diamondbacks have shown interest in White Sox outfielder Alex Rios, it looks like we can add another team to the list of teams interested in Alex Rios.
The Pittsburgh Pirates, according to Rob Biertempfel...
Boston could always use another Thornton, right?
The Red Sox acquired reliever Matt Thornton, along with cash considerations, from the White Sox on Friday in exchange for minor league outfielder Brandon Jacobs. The deal — like any trade, really — carries some risk, but not enough to reconsider the addition of a potentially valuable left-hander to a bullpen in flux.
It was no...
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The Red Sox did not wait until closer to the trade deadline to
improve their bullpen. On Friday night they obtained lefthander Matt
Thornton from the White Sox in exchange for Double A outfielder Brandon...
The White Sox lost their final game of the season by a score of 4 – 3 in 10 innings. It was the first time all season that a series went extra inning in all the games in the series. There where lots of positives but it was also head breaking to watch at times.
We got out of the Detroit series with NO ERRORS which was great. Right now any game with out errors is a real...
The Red Sox acquired left-handed reliever Matt Thornton last night in exchange for outfield prospect Brandon Jacobs. As I mentioned last night Thornton is an important get for a depleted Red Sox bullpen. Thornton will be more of a left-handed specialist for the Sox going forward (lefties have a career .229 career BA vrs. Thornton and a .173 average this season.) He has been...
Earlier tonight, the White Sox made the first of what could be more than a couple of trades in the coming weeks. Long-time Sox reliever and left-hander Matt Thornton was sent to the Boston Red Sox and AA outfielder Brandon Jacobs. The White Sox also sent $750K to Boston, meaning the Red Sox will have to pay the bulk of Thornton’s remaining $3.5 million dollar contract.
With key injuries to both left handed pitchers Andrew Miller and Franklin Morales, it was inevitable for the Boston Red Sox to acquire another south paw to help out the team’s bullpen before the trade deadline. On Friday night, the team acquired veteran Chicago White Sox left handed relief pitcher Matt Thornton in exchange for Double-A outfielder Brandon Jacobs. Thornton joins...