Found December 26, 2011 on
By agreeing to terms with free agents such as designated hitter Adam Dunn and right-handed reliever Jesse Crain, not to mention bringing back Paul Konerko and A.J. Pierzynski, the White Sox went all-in chasing a World Series title for the 2011 season. Approximately one year later, the team is on the verge of going all-out.
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The White Sox gave John Danks the biggest contract they’ve ever given to a pitcher with a five year, $65 million extension. He’s still only 26 and he’s put together some nice seasons for the White Sox. Last year’s disastrous first couple of months (he started 0-8) really tested his mettle and he bounced back [...]
In addition to losing a tremendously talented pitcher after trading Mark Buehrle, the Chicago White Sox also lost one of the most influential clubhouse leaders in recent memory. Similar to teammate Paul Konerko’s contribution to the offense, Buehrle’s work ethic and consistently superb performance was the backbone of an admittedly volatile Sox pitching staff.
However, now that...
Robin Ventura's post-playing days are getting extremely busy. Not only is the new White Sox manager preparing for the upcoming season and his first endeavor in coaching, but he's making holiday wishes come true. The longtime third baseman and new skipper starred in "A Christmas Carol" at Chicago's Goodman Theater. The appearance came upon the request of 9-year...
The Tokyo Yakult Swallows have announced the signing of outfielder Lastings Milledge, according to a Sanspo report passed on by Patrick Newman of NPB Tracker. The deal is worth approximately $570K plus performance bonuses and includes a club option for 2013.
The Mets selected Milledge, now 26, with the 12th overall selection in the 2003 draft. He made the Major Leagues in 2006...