Found September 29, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
It figures someone would have to pay for the White Sox's awful season and the first one to fall was hitting coach Jeff Manto. General manager Rick Hahn announced after Saturday's 6-5 victory over the Royals that Manto had been relieved of his duties. Harold Baines will handle Manto's duties in Sunday's season finale. "The decision to relieve him of his duties is not one we take lightly" Hahn said. "And it is not an indictment of his work ethic his knowledge or how good of a baseball man he is." Hahn said the rest of the coaching staff would remain intact. He already has a list of candidates to replace Manto and hopes to have a new hitting coach within the next couple of months. "Beginning next week we will begin contacting individuals both inside and outside the organization" Hahn said. "I don't think we are going to rule out anyone based on their background however as I sit here right now I think the ideal candidate will ve...

White Sox conclude 99 loss season

Eight years ago, the Chicago White Sox won 99 games. Paul Konerko smacked 40 homers, the pitching staff was reminiscent of the dead ball era and Carl Everett believed in dinosaurs. What a difference eight years can make. Sadly, the only part of that statement that remains true this day is probably the last part. The White Sox concluded what was not just a disappointment of a season...

Alex Gordon fakes out entire stadium on catch

The White Sox have stumbled through a miserable 2013 season, finishing in the basement of the American League Central division with one of the worst records in baseball. There haven’t been very many causes for celebration at U.S. Cellular Field, but the South Siders are jumping at any chance they see to cue the fireworks — even if the result is complete and utter confusion. During...

Hahn expects Ventura to return next season

It looks as if Robin Ventura will manage the Chicago White Sox again next season. It's still unclear if Paul Konerko will be on Ventura's lineup card. General manager Rick Hahn said Friday he expects Ventura to return in 2014, and he plans to give Konerko some time to decide whether he wants to play next year. The White Sox are last in the AL Central at 62-97 heading into...

2013 Silver Lining: Avi Garcia Bursts Onto the Scene

If you're as bad as the 2013 Chicago White Sox and have the opportunity to acquire as many assets as Rick Hahn & co. did, you better connect on at least one guy to inspire hope for the future. And it looks like that's exactly the case with Avisail Garcia. Since coming over from Detroit in a three-way deal that sent starter Jake Peavy to the Boston Red Sox,...

Konerko will take a month to consider retirement

The question has been looming over Paul Konerko the entire season but with three games left to play in 2013 the White Sox captain wasn't yet ready to provide an answer. The player general manager Rick Hahn said has become "the face of the franchise" will take a month away from a trying season to decide whether he will return to play in 2014 or retire after 17 years...

White Sox move on after one of worst seasons

The Chicago White Sox envisioned big things. Instead, they were a big flop. Paul Konerko could be gone and some other key figures might be on the way out after one of the worst seasons in franchise history. They went 63-99, a year after finishing second in the AL Central and leading the division most of the way. The only thing they were in contention for this year was 100 losses...

Chicago White Sox Top 21 Prospects: 2013 Review

With the 2013 season winding down and most leagues already into playoff mode, we’re going to take a look back at the preseason Top 21′s. We’ll look at what was said preseason and what the point of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Preview: Chen, Royals look to close season strong with win over White Sox

The Chicago White Sox emphatically drove thoughts of a 100-loss season out of the ballpark Saturday.They'll look to close their season with consecutive wins over the visiting Kansas City Royals in what could be Paul Konerko's final game as a member of the Chicago White Sox."It's crossed my mind," the first baseman said. "I could play Sunday, get two or...

White Sox slip past Royals 6-5

The Chicago White Sox had a power surge on Saturday night. But the offensive production in the 6-5 win over the Kansas City Royals has been a rarity this season, and that was evident after the game when the team announced that hitting coach Jeff Manto had been fired. The White Sox avoided 100 losses for the season with the win, but it wasn't enough to save Manto's job....

Recap: Royals' offense offers up 3 homers in 6-5 loss at Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) Adam Dunn and Conor Gillaspie each hit two-run homers and the Chicago White Sox earned a 6-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.After the game, the Chicago White Sox announced they had fired hitting coach Jeff Manto.Marcus Semien and Jordan Danks added solo homers for the White Sox, while Mike Moustakas, Billy Butler and Salvador Perez went deep for the...

White Sox lose 98th of season, 6-1 to Royals

Even though he was less than stellar in his final outing of the season, White Sox ace Chris Sale finished with some gaudy statistics: 214 1-3 innings pitched, 226 strikeouts and a 3.07 ERA. ''Those are all things to build off of, I guess you could say, and things to strive for in the future,'' Sale said following a 6-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Friday night...
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