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How Much Did the White Sox Improve?

The White Sox have made major waves this off-season with a flurry of new acquisitions via both free agency and trades. Perhaps no team in baseball has improved themselves more on paper than the Chicago White Sox. The question is just how much did they improve themselves? Let’s take a look at the Sox newcomers and compare them to the people they replaced and see how much of an impact...
Via Grab Some Bench
1 day ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Turn $25 Million Into Adam LaRoche

There’s kind of a talking point here, about how much the qualifying offer cost Adam LaRoche a few years ago. Following a career year in 2012, LaRoche was extended a qualifying offer, and a market never developed, so he re-signed with the Nationals for two years and $24 million. LaRoche now is older, and he’s […]
Via Fangraphs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Sign First Baseman Adam LaRoche To Two-Year Contract

CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox had one of the majors’ most powerful right-handed bats last season in Jose Abreu. Now they are hoping Adam LaRoche can help balance their lineup. LaRoche has agreed to a contract with the White Sox, a person familiar with the situation said Friday night. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

With LaRoche on Board, How Can White Sox Contend?

If there was doubt that the Chicago White Sox‘s intentions were to set out a winning team in U.S. Cellular Field for the 2015 MLB season, the signing of Adam LaRoche erased that, and showed that Chicago is serious about not only making strides to make October baseball, but also make a run once they make postseason play. LaRoche, one of the better bats that was available...
Via Baseball Essential
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Instant Analysis: White Sox Sign Adam LaRoche

Adam LaRoche, eh? Let’s take a look. Days after signing their first free agent of the 2014-2015 MLB offseason, your Chicago White Sox went out and made a fairly big splash in free agency. For the second time in four years, the south siders have signed a veteran lefty power bat away from the Washington Nationals to come to the American League and serve as the good guys’ designated...
Via Grab Some Bench
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Killer Adam LaRoche Signs 2-Year Deal With White Sox

The Chicago White Sox have signed first baseman Adam LaRoche to a two-year, $25 million deal, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today. He reportedly turned down a two-year, $20 million offer from the Marlins. LaRoche, 35, owns a solid .264/.340/.472 slash line over a span of eleven major league seasons, hitting 20+ home runs in all but two of them. He has averaged 26 homers in...
Via Mets Merized Online
27 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox sign Adam LaRoche to two-year, $25 million contract

The Chicago White Sox have replaced one aging first base/DH type on their roster with another, signing former Washington National Adam LaRoche to a two-year contract worth $25 million. The Chicago #WhiteSox just signed 1B Adam LaRoche to a 2 year, $25 million contract. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) November 22, 2014 Of course, I doubt the White Sox will play LaRoche in...
Via The Outside Corner
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chicago White Sox Sign Adam LaRoche

According to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, the Chicago White Sox have hit the free agent market again. The team has apparently signed first baseman Adam LaRoche to a two-year, $25 million contract. The Chicago #WhiteSox just signed 1B Adam LaRoche to a 2 year, $25 million contract. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) November 22, 2014 LaRoche, 35, is a career .264 hitter with...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Haren laments Adam LaRoche bagging giant buck?

  Free-agent first baseman Adam LaRoche will be spending a lot of his offseason looking for big bucks  this winter — and not only those with dollar signs. LaRoche tweeted a picture Wednesday of himself and a gigantic, 12-point Rocky Mountain elk he bagged this week in Wyoming. The avid hunter posted the photo on the official Instagram account for...
Via The Other Paper
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Four burning questions this offseason

Adam LaRoche The Washington Nationals have had an amazing season despite the disappointing postseason appearance. That being said, the Nationals have left us with a lot of questions that need solving for the 2015 season. Here are four questions the Nationals have left us with. Where will Ryan Zimmerman play? There have been a lot of questions surrounding Ryan Zimmerman after his...
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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